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My Build Diary of the Santisima Trinidad X-Section Options
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#21 Posted : 01 March 2014 23:39:25

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Hi Andy, looks fab and certainly has a different feel to the victory cross section.

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#22 Posted : 02 March 2014 00:18:39

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BigGrin Hi Del
Thanks for looking in and your comments, much appreciated
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#23 Posted : 02 March 2014 00:31:37

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BigGrin Hi Karl
I agree she looks a little dark as she is right now but being built in Havana by a shipwright from Ireland and copeous amounts of the local wood that was Teak available which when wet can give that dark red/black colour I went for.
Dont worry there will be some lighter moments to come
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#24 Posted : 02 March 2014 00:35:03

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BigGrin Hi Steve
Thanks for looking in and your comments, The colour looks even better in real life
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#25 Posted : 02 March 2014 00:38:16

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BigGrin Hi Alan
Thanks for your comments and looking in, The Rustins 'Dark Teak' has certainly given the look I was aiming for
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#26 Posted : 02 March 2014 00:43:03

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BigGrin Hi Jase
Thanks for looking in and yes there are differences between the two like the minimal gun carriage tackle but she fits together very well , iv had no problems with the construction so far
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#27 Posted : 21 August 2014 13:49:02

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Hi Andy.
Comming along nicely. look foreward to seeing your Progress IanCool Cool BigGrin
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#28 Posted : 21 August 2014 20:46:36

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BigGrin Hi Ian

Should be an update on the x-section next month as i will recieve more parts for it. Thanks for looking in and your comments.

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#29 Posted : 28 September 2014 21:27:54

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BigGrin Just an update on progress the first row of cannon ports have been added using the templates provided and the supports for the next deck have been added. There is still more to add as there is the next deck to add and some more planking on the hull outer. There are an assortment of barrels and cloth boxes also to be prepared , more soonCool
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#30 Posted : 28 September 2014 21:51:41

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#31 Posted : 28 September 2014 22:10:42

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I'm liking this a lot Cool I have had my first pack through for the cross section and those dark wood parts are really nice.

Great work ThumpUp
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#32 Posted : 28 September 2014 22:19:06

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Looking great Andy, I really do love these X section builds, so much detail can be added.. Quality of the wood on this one is excellent too.... Look forward to seeing your next update.....Cool Cool

Regards

Alan
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#33 Posted : 28 September 2014 23:39:34

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BigGrin Hi Steve, Dave and Alan

Thanks for looking in and your comments, the light bass wood thats going on to the upper hull is providing the contrast i thought it would and is certainly brightening things up.

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#34 Posted : 29 September 2014 09:26:30

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Andy

This looks a very well thought out kit indeed.

Nice to hear that the parts supplied are giving such a good finish.

Looking forward to your next update.
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#35 Posted : 29 September 2014 20:00:52

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BigGrin Hi Tony

Thanks for looking in and your comments.

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#36 Posted : 18 October 2014 19:44:41

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BigGrin Hi All

Finally got round to finishing last months parts as im busy on another major project. The stores have been made up consisting of staining several barrels and using canvas and rope to cover 5 blocks. The hull has had several more light coloured planks added aswell as some darker woods to set it off. The gun ports are not fixed as yet but just shown in situ to give an idea of how they look. More soon.

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Neat work Andy Cool
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#38 Posted : 18 October 2014 23:09:52

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Great work Andy, the contrasting colour of the woods used looks fab,,,, love the detail on the barrels....Drool Drool

Regards

Alan
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#39 Posted : 19 October 2014 00:44:42

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Fantastic work Andy, the contrast in colours definately look great
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#40 Posted : 19 October 2014 08:49:49

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BigGrin Thanks Mr T,Alan and Dave for looking in and your commentsCool
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