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#321 Posted : 31 August 2014 23:09:30

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BigGrin Hi Dave

Thanks for looking in and and your comments, she is a nice looking ship

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#322 Posted : 31 August 2014 23:26:35

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Hi Andy
nice woark and lowly finish - love it .Cool a plesure to follow your build .BigGrin
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#323 Posted : 01 September 2014 19:01:48

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BigGrin Hi Samson

Thanks for looking in and your comments

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#324 Posted : 01 September 2014 23:33:01

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Nice work Andy, thanks for posting,
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#325 Posted : 02 September 2014 22:05:52

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BigGrin Hi Trev thanks for looking in Cool
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#326 Posted : 02 September 2014 23:29:54

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Fab Andy, capping look good and show me a modeller who would get all of these spot on first time round, am positive you'll sort out the couple of wonky ones..... Cool Cool Railings around the hatches in pin rails look fab, in fact the whole build is coming along beautifully.....Drool Drool

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#327 Posted : 03 September 2014 19:17:41

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BigGrin Hi Alan

Thanks for looking in and your comments, Im going to remake a couple of the pin rails as Im not happy with them

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#328 Posted : 08 October 2014 23:38:07

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Hi AR!BigGrin

this might seem a stupid questionConfused
But how are you using the cocktail sticks? drilling first? I have never done this before!

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#329 Posted : 09 October 2014 08:09:39

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BigGrin Hi David

Not a stupid question at all my friend, Firstly mark with a pencil where the trenails are to go then drill them all out with a drill. [ I have a very small electric mini drill I use to do this, makes it a lot faster]. Then glue in the trenails by dipping them in your chosen glue and push home, leave overnight ,trim and sand.
One word of advice on cocktail sticks some are made out of wood others are made out of bamboo ,try to avoid the bamboo ones as they are a pain to trim and sand. Hope this is of help.

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#330 Posted : 22 October 2014 20:04:19

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BigGrin Hi All

Made up 28 cannon in one go, I didnt paint the carriages red as the instructions state as i decided to leave them as supplied. Then the ropes were added and linked to the brass eyes, any excess rope was then trimmed off. be careful to check the cannons supplied as i had one missing the end piece
The cat heads and gold bracing blocks have been added as has another rail at the stern. Still have the rudder to fit and some more doing to the bow. The first of the dummy cannons have arrived the last picture gives an idea of size. More soon.

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#331 Posted : 22 October 2014 20:30:08

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#332 Posted : 22 October 2014 20:52:40

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Achieving a really nice finish on her Andy, looks Cool

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#333 Posted : 22 October 2014 23:56:58

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Looking fab Andy, wonderful finish you are achieving.... Drool Drool .. Going to be something special this one....Cool Cool

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#334 Posted : 23 October 2014 19:29:36

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BigGrin Hi Steve ,Jase and Alan

Thanks all for looking in and your comments

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#335 Posted : 24 October 2014 00:40:44

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great work there andy,lovely finishCool
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#336 Posted : 24 October 2014 09:38:35

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Nice work Andy, I have one canon so far, didn't realise how small they were. I bettee check it today to make sure it's not damaged
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#337 Posted : 24 October 2014 22:21:16

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BigGrin Hi Karl and Dave

Thanks for looking in and your comments, as for the faulty cannon its down to faulty injection moulding when the cannon was made this sometimes happens

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#338 Posted : 25 October 2014 20:37:54

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BigGrin Hi All

The rudder has now been fitted in place. I have then fitted the gratings and beakhead supports to the bow and finally the beakhead strips there are 2 more strips per side to add next month visible in the first picture above the hull. The gold i am using for the strips is from the 'Reeves Metallics' range of acrylic's.More soon .

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#339 Posted : 26 October 2014 10:05:09

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She's looking fab Andy, stunning workmanship....Love Love

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Alan
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#340 Posted : 26 October 2014 13:38:38

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments AlanCool
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