Photo Release -- SD Model Makers Delivers Tractor Tug Replica Model

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SAN MARCOS, Calif., July 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- San Marcos, California-based SD Model Makers delivered three replica models of a 100-foot tractor tug to Nichols Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland, WA. The 24-inch scale model ship replicated the Nichols Brothers lasts build – the second of two new 100' x 40' Z-drive ship assist tractor tugs. The tugs are the most technically and environmentally advanced equipment available.

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"SD Model Makers has provided Nichols with a fine-crafted model of our tractor tug. The attention to detail has captured the vessels complexity and characteristics. Using this model at our future tradeshows will illustrate to potential customers the vessels aspects and features. Captain Brad and his team were very accommodating and were a pleasure to work with," says Lacey Greene, Sales and Marketing Representative of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders.

SD Model Makers owner, Captain Brad Poulos explains: "We specialize in making museum quality replica ship models. We have built scale ship models of all types of workboats – container ships, tug boats, LNG carriers, OSVs - even offshore oil platforms. Customers use them as gifts, office displays or trade show exhibits in any size or scale for ship builders, boat yards and vessel owners. This is a core competency of our business."

SD Model Makers offers museum quality replica ship models of commercial, military and private vessels. The company can produce ship models in any size or scale desired, as well as display and transportation cases. For further information Captain Brad Poulos at (760) 525-4341.

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) invests over 45 years experience on Whidbey Island in Washington State into the construction of an astonishing variety of vessels. NBBB specializes in steel and aluminum new construction, repair, and major conversions. We lead the shipbuilding industry by adopting innovative marine technologies to serve our customers needs. Our portfolio expresses our quality, attention to detail and our passion for boat building. When you are ready to build your next marine investment, Nichols Brothers has the equipment, facility and experienced work force to get the job done with your mission and objectives in mind.

CONTACT: Captain Brad Poulos Office: (760) 525-4341 E-Mail:

Source: SD Model Makers