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TOM SWIFT AND HIS ELECTRIC RUNABOUT By VICTOR APPLETON
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Tom enters a race with specially designed sports car; But a few days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt his family as well as everyone else who relies on the local bank. Volume... More > 5 of the Original Tom Swift Series.< Less
TOM SWIFT AND HIS ELECTRIC RUNABOUT By VICTOR APPLETON
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Tom enters a race with specially designed sports car; But a few days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt his family as well as everyone else who relies on the local bank. Volume... More > 5 of the Original Tom Swift Series.< Less
Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout By Victor Appleton
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Printed especially for the 100th anniversary, this book contains the original 1910 text for the Tom Swift story plus a history of the series and a checklist of all 5 series and other collectibles.
Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout: Or the Speediest Car on the Road By Victor Appleton
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Tom Swift is the central character in five series of books, first appearing in 1910, totaling more than 100 volumes, of American juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science,... More > invention and technology. Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout, or, The Speediest Car on the Road, is Volume 5 in the original Tom Swift novel series published by Grosset & Dunlap. Tom Swift enters an upcoming race with his specially-designed prototype electric race car. But as he makes the final preparations and adjustments, days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt not only his family, but also everyone else that relies on the local bank (which is the target of a nefarious bank run scheme). Tom must solve the mystery and stop the criminals behind the plot before he will test himself on a 500 mile race against some of the best cars and skilled drivers in the United States.< Less
Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout; Or, The Speediest Car on the Road By Victor Appleton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer... More > Syndicate and its successors, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books.The following series have been published under the Victor Appleton name:Ghostwriters of these books included Howard Roger Garis, John W. Duffield, W. Bert Foster, Debra Doyle with James D. Macdonald, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, Robert E. Vardeman, Thomas M. Mitchell, and James Duncan Lawrence. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Appleton< Less
Mahogany in Scale By Patrick Matthews
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The classic mahogany runabout is a universally popular modeling subject, but many newcomers to the modeling hobby are apprehensive about completing a build. Will they be able to fit the planks... More > perfectly? And how about the glass-smooth clear finish, which tolerates no mistakes in woodwork or polishing? It's really not so hard, just follow the steps outlined here! Model boat buff Patrick Matthews covers the entire process, from choosing a project from one of the many available kits, through building and finishing a mahogany marvel-- even the basics of Radio Control are covered. Additional suggestions are included for simple but effective customizations, as well as a gallery of models from some real masters of the craft-- temptation and encouragement for the modeler to stretch further yet. Patrick Matthews shares his enthusiasm for model boats through contributions to Ships in Scale magazine, where he covers Radio Control scale model boats. In his spare time, Patrick is an automotive engineer in Detroit.< Less
300 Hours - Story Book By Steve White
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The restoration of a 1956 Peterborough Handy Boy cedar strip runabout. No experience, hard work, persistence and lots of help = great finished product! See for yourself.
Richardson Story By William Lindquist
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The Richardson Story traces the 53 years of the Richardson Boat Co. of North Tonawanda, N.Y., 1909-1962, from its humble start as a one man operation to its position as a major builder of... More > standardized cruisers employing over 200 workers. It covers the range of Richardson boats: custom built-to-order, knock-downs, sailboats, runabouts, hydroplanes, government workboats and military craft and standardized cruisers including the molded plywood and aluminum hull experiments. Much of the information, in the form of quotations gleaned from research in over 1200 old boating magazines, lets the reader experience the Richardson years as they were unfolding.< Less
Boatbuilding in the Back Yard By Tom Schmidt
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This book is my personal journal of my boatbuilding project. I hope it will be useful to anyone considering undertaking such a task. I'm not an expert by any stretch of the imagination when it comes... More > to building a boat. I’m strictly an amateur builder with very little experience. I've built a couple small boats when I was younger. I helped my dad and brother build a little runabout and I built a johnboat in my living room one time, but other than that, I have only done routine carpenter and cabinet type work building houses. I do not possess any special skills or education, which makes this task easy for me. I learned a lot about boats in the service where I was a vessel master for the US Army. I got my masters certificate, which qualified me to operate unlimited tonnage open ocean vessels for the military. These are the sum total of my qualifications to try to build a boat. I’m not saying it isn’t a formidable task no matter your qualifications, just that if I can do it, anyone can.< Less