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Offline maury

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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2017, 09:40:33 PM »
B.lindsay, I recognize that Quincy kit as the old original. I purchased that design about 10 years ago and updated it, adding a lot of castings to the kit, getting rid of that nasty bar stock, and fixing the many problems with the prints.

The engine has a rich history, and the company that manufactured it is still in business as the Quincy compressor company.

The kit builds a handsome looking engine, and is a very good runner. It never failed to start and run at a show. Nice igniter fired mode. I sold my original, but I am working an another which I will keep. See Att Pic.

The kit is now being sold by Doug over in Ohio at Executive Model Design.

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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #16 on: March 06, 2017, 12:48:03 AM »
Thanks for the additional info. Maury. I remember Larry saying this was before the updated castings were available.

Bill

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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #17 on: March 06, 2017, 01:38:09 AM »
Hi Bill

Thanks for the photos, looks like you had a good selection of models; any idea why the turnout was lower this year?


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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #18 on: March 06, 2017, 02:06:08 AM »
Here are some pictures from the Pendleton,SC show today. Unfortunately attendance was down somewhat from last year, but a good time was still had by all.

Thanks for the pics. Any idea why the lower attendance? Was it much?
I wouldn't go by a single sample anyway.

What will I have to display this year  :noidea:.

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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #19 on: March 06, 2017, 02:08:33 AM »
Dave, A couple of the guys from our local old engine club including Doug Kelley were unable to go due to some family things that came up suddenly. Other than that I really don't know. It was good to see Larry though so MEM was well represented as a percent of the total exhibitors :)  I do wish we could get more builders though, many of the exhibitors are more collectors than builders. It's still nice to see some well made engines but when you ask about them and get a reply of "I don't know," or "I bought it at the Cabin Fever auction," well for me at least it just isn't the same. Even so, I applaud Norman Durham and his brother for putting the show on for 3 years now. I really do hope it can grow in the years ahead to be a larger "Southern" show

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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #20 on: March 06, 2017, 05:40:10 AM »
In my opinion the show isn't in the right place to get big. As you alluded to, you need to attract the makers as well as the collectors. The people with the skill and the interest are where the jobs are. From what I can see, the biggest concentration of those types of jobs in this region are Raleigh, Charleston and Savannah. It would probably due better if it was closer to one of those cities.

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Re: Model Show - Pendleton, SC
« Reply #21 on: March 06, 2017, 08:00:50 AM »
What will I have to display this year  :noidea:.

Just show up Jo. That'll work.  :naughty:

Zee if you would like to join us for the show we would love to exhibit you to see you  :)

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