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    • February 23, 2021 11:51 PM EST
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      2021 MIK's Build Challenge Winners

      AND THE WINNERS ARE

       

      This years Challenge, well actually challenged everyone that entered.    And the yup! Everyone is a winner.   GREAT BUILDS all around, and if any one of them would like to contribute their build to me, I would be proud to place it on my pike.  

       

      The most prestigious annual award is presented

      in the honor of the build challenges founder, 

       Mik just Mik.

      Is proudly presented to:

      1st time for Tim from Alaska's Kenai Peninsula ,   Keep the spirit alive!!

       

      The voting for this years builds had 34 people casting votes, down a touch from last year.   

      The top spot was a squeaked out a 1 point win over second place.

      The rest of the field had only a few points separating the next 4 places.   

       

      Each vote was assigned a value of:

      4 points for 1st place vote

      2 points for 2nd place vote

      1 point for 3rd place vote

       

      And the winners are:

       

       

       

      And winner of Mik 2021 !!

      The close runner-ups were: Todds Tipping Out House, Eriks Bernie Car,

      Jims Outlaw Still and Dans Greasy Grimy Oil Can ... in that order.

      Every entry garnered at least one vote.

       

      Congrats to all those that keep the Spirit of Mik alive.

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      New Mexico­ Northern ­Railroad
      D&RGW ­315 Crew ­member, Fireman
      RRR #4
      Board Memb­er, Durang­o Railroad­ Historica­l Society

    • February 24, 2021 12:04 AM EST
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      Just wait till you see what I have up my sleeve for next year!!!

       

      Thanks to all that joined in on the fun...

       

      BTW: the Award certificates are down loadable if you want to print out a copy, if you can't, PM me and I'll send a printable file to you....

      This post was edited by Dave Taylor at February 24, 2021 12:05 AM EST
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      New Mexico­ Northern ­Railroad
      D&RGW ­315 Crew ­member, Fireman
      RRR #4
      Board Memb­er, Durang­o Railroad­ Historica­l Society

    • February 24, 2021 12:14 AM EST
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      Fantastic! Congrats to all the winners & all the participants (pats self on back).

    • February 24, 2021 12:20 AM EST
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      Congratulations to Eric and family!!!

      nice job by the rest of the builders this year , everyone did great jobs and it was a hard decision to pick the spots for the builds.

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      The Babs River Railway

      We can do that, but its gonna cost you... a lot more

       

    • February 24, 2021 1:04 AM EST
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         Good job Muellers! Eric, don't forget to print out enough copies for all (including CincHouse) !

       

         Thanks to Bob McCown for giving us a place for our fellowship of modellers.

       

         And thanks to Dave Taylor for managing the Challenge.

       

       

       

       

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    • February 24, 2021 1:32 AM EST
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      Thanks, everyone!  Lots of pretty excited modelers / crafters in Kailua this evening!  Congratulations to all who participated and helped to push the boundaries of the possible just a little bit further!

       

      Eric

    • February 24, 2021 5:29 AM EST
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      Congratulations to all. Great bit of fun watching this one unfold.

    • February 24, 2021 6:09 AM EST
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      Congratulations to those who are shown here but full marks to all that participated.   

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      regards, Alan

       Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing so gentle as real strength.  Saint Francis de Sales  French saint & bishop of Geneva (1567 - 1622) 

      https://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk

      https://www.buckfast.org.uk/

       

    • February 24, 2021 9:27 AM EST
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      Congratulations to all the participants, looks like everyone had fun (Rule #1).

      Now, let's get on the LSC bus and go visit the Mueller Clan!

       

      P.S. Thanks again Dave for your work to keep the Spirit of Mik alive!

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      "If I ever go looking for my heart's desire again, I won't look any further than my own backyard. Because if it isn't there, I never really lost it to begin with." - L. Frank Baum

    • February 24, 2021 10:11 AM EST
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      Great job Mueller clan, well deserved.

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    • February 24, 2021 11:41 AM EST

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      Well done everyone.  Can't wait so see next year's entries, hopefully its something that everyone can get like this year.

    • February 24, 2021 12:56 PM EST
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      Yeah!  That was fun!  I enjoyed all the builds and am pleased with the "winners"  they all deserve an applause!

    • February 24, 2021 2:36 PM EST
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      Congrats to all of the winners.  It was fun and we'll add a new diorama to the railroad next open house.., whenever that may be.

    • February 24, 2021 2:55 PM EST
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      Congrats to the winners, well deserved. Thanks to all for the fun.

    • February 24, 2021 3:43 PM EST
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      Congratulations to all participants there was some real out of the box thinking going on with the challenge.

    • February 24, 2021 4:26 PM EST
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      Congratulations to all the winners, and best wishes to all who created a model.

       

      Regards, David Meashey

    • February 24, 2021 5:32 PM EST
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      Congratulations to all the winners.  I look forward to this event each year and counting the days until next year.  Hat's off to Dave Taylor for making sure we have this challenge.

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    • February 24, 2021 5:40 PM EST
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      Congrats to y’all!!!

       

      Jason

    • February 25, 2021 7:12 AM EST
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      I  hope to join you all, on Saturday February 27th, and together we can all continue the praise, and fun with the many, many winners.

      ...right here on LSC, thanks to Bob, and a few others.  Come out and show the faces, behind your names.  You can even throw tomatoes at my face....!!....but you have to clean up on your own.....!!!!!!

          Fred Mills

    • February 25, 2021 12:58 PM EST
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      Congrats to everyone, this has been one of the best challenges yet.

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      Have fun with your trains
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