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Re: Atkins plans- history

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  • atkinpat
    ... Good morning Pat: Didn t you receive my answer? The designs were designed for individuals and for Motor Boating, depending on what William was designing at
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 14, 2007
      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Patrick Matthews" <patmat2350@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hello all-
      >
      > A question on the background of the Atkins plans which appeared in
      > Motor Boating:
      > Were these all drawn for customers, leading to the building of at
      > least one prototype boat? And then offered for publication in the
      > magazine?
      >
      > Or were they more speculative? Simply drawn up and offered in the
      > magazine in hopes that someone would be interested? Atkin's tugboat
      > and landing craft come to mind.
      >
      > I'm a model boat builder, and while all the Atkins plans look like
      > interesting subjects, modelers often prefer to put their energies into
      > duplicating (in miniature) something that really existed.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Pat Matthews
      >
      Good morning Pat:

      Didn't you receive my answer?

      The designs were designed for individuals and for Motor Boating,
      depending on what William was designing at the time!

      Pat Atkin
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