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by GaryM
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Santa Maria build log. Handmade kit
Replies: 47
Views: 655

Re: Santa Maria build log. Handmade kit

Very nice especially since the vessel was a small ship.
by GaryM
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Pen Duick Build Log
Replies: 30
Views: 344

Re: Pen Duick Build Log

I like the Amati plug in heating iron for bending the planks. If you use the plank strip and make it go from front to back of the ship, the frames should be filed so as to get the lay of the plank to fit across each frame smoothly for maximum gluing contact. Unfortunately, unless the kit is designed...
by GaryM
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Mantua Sergal's Cutty Sark
Replies: 43
Views: 8203

Re: Mantua Sergal's Cutty Sark

Thanks. She is still a pretty ship today. Have to finish the Mantua Sovereign of the Seas before proceeding on this one.
by GaryM
Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs Scratch or from Plans
Topic: Xebec Le Requin 1:48
Replies: 359
Views: 94095

Re: Xebec Le Requin 1:48

Great work as always.
by GaryM
Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Cazador-Xebec Occre 1:60 by Paul V
Replies: 48
Views: 880

Re: Cazador-Xebec Occre 1:60 by Paul V

Nice decisions. This makes the model come alive.
by GaryM
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Time for Coffee, General Discussion and other Interest
Topic: What makes ship building difficult?
Replies: 8
Views: 109

Re: What makes ship building difficult?

I have been modeling for 60 years and back then there was very little kit models. Bluejacket made some white metal fittings but was very limited and only fit their ships. Otherwise, the kits did not use castings. The frames and parts were draw on pieces of plywood with large black lines and had to b...
by GaryM
Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Time for Coffee, General Discussion and other Interest
Topic: Copyright?
Replies: 115
Views: 1017

Re: Copyright?

I think the discussion is finally making since. There are all sorts of people that do this hobby . We all strive to do our best and yet have fun building the model and enjoy looking at the result. Some people like Janos can do a great job making the carvings. Some people can afford buying and equipp...
by GaryM
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Time for Coffee, General Discussion and other Interest
Topic: Copyright?
Replies: 115
Views: 1017

Re: Copyright?

I do not think a person is so stupid and can build models an not figure out what you are commenting on. Only babies need to have things repeated to them.
We are adults, not idiots.
by GaryM
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Time for Coffee, General Discussion and other Interest
Topic: Copyright?
Replies: 115
Views: 1017

Re: Copyright?

What is with all this coping the other person, before you enter comments. Seems like an insult.

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