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About Rui Matos (skipper)

Hi all Crew Members!
Rui Matos, 39 years old (in 2006), married, former Portuguese Navy Fire Control Radar Operator , and "owned" by two cats - James, Stripes (Riscas in portuguese, now deceased) and Moon (Lua)!
I've been modeling since I was 6, but only have turned to Submarines in 1991 o...


Rui, the model in image #31...any details of the kit, artist, etc? The water rolling off the sub is extremely well done!
NOV 16, 2007 - 07:23 AM
wow very great and bright pictures you did Rui! the colours you manage to get are amazing! i also congratulate you for those pictures you took at sea level, very original, it's like you"re there
NOV 16, 2007 - 07:43 AM
Hi Mark That's Guido Hopp's Revell 1/144 VII-C Uboot Impressive indeed That was the result of plus 30 hour editing the photos - the lighting conditions of the venue is very dim, and then we cannot take tripods inside the competition area (not that I had one, but I could borrow) Rui
NOV 16, 2007 - 08:04 AM
Hi Rui, Very nice presentation, excellent photography.
NOV 16, 2007 - 08:26 AM
Thanks Harry We sure miss you there It was a good chance to see your models again, this time finished! Cheers. Skipper
NOV 16, 2007 - 08:49 AM
Outstanding job Rui, thanks for the hard work. Makes me want to have a couple of kids so I can sell em' to pay the way over for next year.
NOV 16, 2007 - 08:42 PM
Rui - Quite simply you've provided us with a fantastic expo of Telford - thank you! The camo on the Mauritania build is stunning. Cheers Karol
NOV 16, 2007 - 08:56 PM
Hi Rui, Some excellent looking ships and crafty there. Thanks for the pics. Al
NOV 16, 2007 - 09:12 PM
Thanks guys! This is really a great event. Alan, I expect to see your harbour dio next year?? Cheers, Skipper
NOV 16, 2007 - 11:35 PM
Rui: Thanks for sharing those excellent photos with us! I wish I could have been there!
NOV 17, 2007 - 12:19 AM