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August 12 2017 at 1:38 PM
Scotty Battistoni  (Login mrcockpit1)
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Response to I the spirit of Serge's post below...WHO has inspired you in your model building?

General Dynamics Fort Worth...
One of the "Old School" model makers from the plant by the name of Gene Procknow lived at the end of my street.
He had a garage full of built models, many were fully scratchbuilt where he did wooden patterns followed by epoxy/fiberglass layup.. Everything he did was in 48th scale.
He had every version of oh so many planes done from scratch, P-47's all of them including experimental, F4U Corsairs all of em including experimental, and so on and so on.

He is what got me started me in all of it.. Later I would meet folks such as Jim Barr, Grif Murphy, Jim Pickett, Glen Cole, etc. who would all help mold me to what I have become.

Scotty B

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