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Artist Profile~T. Garth Connelly
Gunny
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Posted: Sunday, December 21, 2008 - 10:03 PM UTC
Join me in a one-on-one conversation with Author/Naval Historian, and model collector (and MSW member!) T. Garth Connelly (TGarthConnelly) in this installment of our "MSW Artist Profile" series.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
~Gunny
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 12:58 AM UTC
Thank you so much for sharing Garth. And thank you Gunny.

Kenny
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 03:16 AM UTC
Thank you Mark.

Thank you Kenny.

Hey Kenny ... Alex Johnson (the man who built that PT-171 from the Revell of Germany 1:72 PT-117 that you see in that piece) is using your mask (1:72) for the Adaptor Scheme on a model of PT-174 for me. He says he likes it.

Garth
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 05:20 AM UTC
That's great Garth!

Kenny
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 05:35 AM UTC
I'll send ya a photo of the completed model once it's done Kenny. It's Alex's first time using masks ..........

Garth
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 06:18 AM UTC
We are very lucky to have Mr Connelly share his expertise with us.. look forward to the new books! cheers
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 06:40 AM UTC
Thanks James -

I'm sorry, I know you've told me, but I've forgot - where in CT are you from?
bobcicconi
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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2008 - 12:35 PM UTC
Hey- I know that psycho! Great interview!
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 03:00 AM UTC
Depress clutch, downshift Bobby.
MrMox
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Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 06:55 AM UTC
Nice read Garth, thats for participating.

I have the Schnellboot book - like it alot, but never made the connection to you - must be getting old

Cheers/Jan
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 - 10:51 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Nice read Garth, thats for participating.

I have the Schnellboot book - like it alot, but never made the connection to you - must be getting old

Cheers/Jan



Thank you for the kind words Jan.
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 - 02:30 AM UTC
Jan ...

Your USS BARB is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
skipper
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Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 - 02:55 AM UTC
Hi Garth

Sorry for the late reply, but the season is making me stay away from the computer!
Thank you for sharing a bit of your life and let us know such interesting things about you!
If you could only sign my books

Thank you
Rui
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 - 06:01 AM UTC
Well, ... Rui,

Tell ya what I'm a-goin' to do fer ya ...........

I'll give ya my postal address ... you send me the book(s) and I'll sign it/them for you, OK?

My email address is ... [email protected], email me and I'll give you my postal address, OK?

That goes for anyone else here as well.

Garth
JMartine
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Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2008 - 06:00 AM UTC

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Thanks James -

I'm sorry, I know you've told me, but I've forgot - where in CT are you from?



Southern CT, Fairfield county, about exit 7 on I95 ~ more "NY" than "new england"
TGarthConnelly
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Posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 07:39 AM UTC
Ah, ... Went to college with girls from Greenwich, New Milford, Shelton and dated a girl from Ansonia ........................

Drop me an email - OK?