for two years. -less often, now

Day 165

I’ve had this boat for about 20 years. I’ve been wanting to use it in a shot since I started doing this 3 years ago. I’ve modified it a bit over the years, quite extensively actually before putting it back mostly to its stock build. I’ve never had the opportunity of a puddle, or a stream where I could use it. But, FINALLY!! It’s not an ice breaker, but it’ll do. The boat launch is a mod I did – it lifts up and swings back onto the deck.

8 responses

  1. esther_a

    It certainly looks like a scene from the Arctic or Antarctic!

    January 12, 2011 at 4:44 pm

  2. Patrick

    So how deep WAS the water Or is that a parking lot?

    January 12, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    • it is the parking lot in front of my apartment. The snow melted a bit and the slush all gathered at the bottom of the hill, so it looked like a big ice flow on the arctic ocean – especially with the icebergs/flow in the background.
      it worked perfectly.
      the boats are sitting on the ground, actually. so it wasn’t very deep, but gave a pretty good illusion.

      January 12, 2011 at 6:41 pm

  3. Ooo, is this available as a print?

    January 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    • see the latest post from tonight!

      January 12, 2011 at 11:10 pm

  4. marinan og

    I have the same boat!!!! I used to play with it when I was little, and play at boat wars… needless to say lego always beat playmobile and tente (spanish version of lego)

    Lego rocks!

    January 13, 2011 at 11:41 am

  5. Love it. My son has and emergency rescue boat that we had a battery powered motor for – he had lots of fun with it and it still gets used by visiting children in the bath tub.

    January 14, 2011 at 10:44 pm

  6. Mr M

    “Hey, you scratched my anchor! “

    January 16, 2011 at 3:18 pm

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