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Martyn Ingram
#1 Posted : 04 October 2016 15:13:54

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BigGrin Hi all being a big fan of ships from the 17c I just had to get this one as she is one of the most iconic ships of that era and the Deag one is stunning Love
I will be posting my build with a few changes and custom made bits , yes I know here he goes again LOL Laugh

Hope to post pictures soon Cool

Rgd Martyn
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#2 Posted : 04 October 2016 15:18:08

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Hi Martyn

Looking forward to following your build

Rgds

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#3 Posted : 04 October 2016 19:37:01

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Soleil is proving very popular, great to see another on this journey Cool
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#4 Posted : 04 October 2016 20:07:21

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Look forward to seeing you build this one.
Youvwill enjoy this one.
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#5 Posted : 04 October 2016 20:23:31

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Martyn Ingram
#6 Posted : 04 October 2016 21:30:07

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BigGrin cheers for the comments guys Cool just glued the first bulkhead in place so it can dry overnight . I have put the first kingplank on to the deck but more of that later will post pictures tomorrow

Happy building rgd Martyn
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#7 Posted : 04 October 2016 23:38:45

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Great to hear Martyn and no doubt we will be able to feast our eyes on another of your fabulous builds.... I'm looking forward to following your progress as always....Cool Cool

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Alan
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#8 Posted : 05 October 2016 21:14:46

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Hi Martyn.
Great to see another Soleil build.
Look forward to seeing your progress IanBigGrin
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#9 Posted : 05 October 2016 21:48:59

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BigGrin Hi all and thanks for the encouragement Cool sorry I haven't posted any pictures yet but work has got in the way Cursing but will post at the weekend Cool

Happy building Martyn
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#10 Posted : 08 October 2016 12:13:53

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BigGrin Hi all some pics of the start of my build . As you can see I have put the kingplankdown the center and layed down a 3 shift patten on the decks . Next job laying more decks and planking Cool

Rgd Martyn
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#11 Posted : 08 October 2016 12:38:05

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looks like a good start look forward to following this build

Rgds

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#12 Posted : 08 October 2016 12:46:51

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BigGrin Thanks for the nice comments Terry Cool
Started putting the bulkheads in and makeing sure they are 90deg to the keel , when dry fitted the next deck and started planking Cool Just had a look at the instructions and you can't see the deck under the forecastle Laugh doh. Oh well I know it's there BigGrin


Happy building rgd Martyn
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#13 Posted : 08 October 2016 21:12:18

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Very nice work Martyn, excellent update....Cool Cool Cool

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Alan
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#14 Posted : 09 October 2016 01:12:18

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The planking is looking rather nice Martyn, great job ThumpUp
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#15 Posted : 09 October 2016 01:24:43

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Looking really good Martyn. Going really well now.
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#16 Posted : 10 October 2016 15:10:50

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Hi Martyn.
Great start look forward to seeing your progress.
IanCool BigGrin
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Great start Martyn, nice work on the deck too Cool
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#18 Posted : 10 October 2016 17:19:10

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BigGrin Cheers Alan Dave Chris Ian and Tom for the nice comments .I'm now moving on to the next decks I must admit I love planking and making it a bit different Cool

Rgd Martyn
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Completed. Soliei Royal . Sovereign of the Seas . Virginia . Scotland . San Felipe . Corel vasa , Santisima Trinadad X section , Vasa
Next Build ?
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Martyn Ingram
#19 Posted : 13 October 2016 11:38:09

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BigGrin Hi all just a little update Cool

I have finished planking all the decks and have fitted them to the bulkheads Cool I have stained the first two with a light oak and varnished over the top Cool next job glueing on the stern bulkhead ThumpUp

Cheers for looking rgd Martyn
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Next Build ?
When sailors have good wine, They think themselves in heaven for the time. John Baltharpe
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#20 Posted : 13 October 2016 13:57:15

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Hi Martyn.
Looking really nice. Look forward to seeing more.
IanCool BigGrin
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