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Model ship collecting is an age old hobby and tradition. Model ship collecting spans the entire world with a language that breaks down cultural barriers. Several cultures have used model ships for unique purposes, such as a burial votive for their dead. With the kind of technology we have at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at Garrett Hawkins's blog
The sailboat is an important model ship for collecting. The tradition of model ship collecting revolves around products such as the Enterprise Limited - a limited edition museum-quality replica model sailboat. Limited editions such as The Enterprise are partly responsible for the thrill of model ship collecting due to the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Garrett Hawkins's blog
The invention of the ship steering wheel was a huge leap forward in nautical technology, as the antiquated whip staff was a markedly inefficient way for navigating a ship. Unfortunately, the ship's wheel as we know it today was not invented until ships had been navigating the world's waters for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2010 at Garrett Hawkins's blog
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Nov 27, 2010