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by paulv1958
Fri May 12, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Le Requin Xebec ZHL plank on frame kit.
Replies: 33
Views: 989

Re: Le Requin Xebec ZHL plank on frame kit.

Thats a wee bit bigger than the one on the occre. its as big my my main ship!
I'm suffering from size envy..( sorry)

nice...
by paulv1958
Wed May 03, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Cazador-Xebec Occre 1:60 by Paul V
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

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

Thankyou Donnie, Gary, Mtbediz. Some more updates and advice The anchors have now been fitted as well as the boat lashings. DSC03240.jpg DSC03241.jpg ships boat anchor points created and added DSC03234.jpg DSC03242.jpg The boat has not been fixed in place as the oars have to be added first and I wil...
by paulv1958
Mon May 01, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Cazador-Xebec Occre 1:60 by Paul V
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

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

Hi all The little boat is finished. It was a fun build all of its own and very fragile. The hull planking was that used for the deck and at 1 x 3mm single layer, it was very very flexible and weak. To resolve this I double planked it using he ship hill planking and the result was a solid boat. The u...
by paulv1958
Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Panart: San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log
Replies: 238
Views: 9967

Re: Panart: San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log

Superb job on the planking.
Looks brilliant
by paulv1958
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Panart: San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log
Replies: 238
Views: 9967

Re: Panart: San Felipe 1:75 Scale Build Log

sounds good to me. BTW here is a link to the build log of the "Far east " version of the kit. You will need google translate as its all in Chinese and the actual translation makes very little sense however the images say it all. There are other "Far east" logs.... https://transla...
by paulv1958
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: Cazador-Xebec Occre 1:60 by Paul V
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

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

Hi all and many thanks again for the comments. I was going to include a video link to how I blackend my cannons & supports, however just after I finished recording the vid on the Sony A6000, the SD card keeled over and I lost all video data s well as the photo steps on installing the cannons on ...
by paulv1958
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: The Black Pearl 1/50 first build!
Replies: 225
Views: 5931

Re: The Black Pearl 1/50 first build!

caldercraft are doing a surprise ( No date on release tho on site.) Much better quality kits that AL.
Plus the doco is much better.
by paulv1958
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: SOS Build Logs from Kits - Wood
Topic: The Black Pearl 1/50 first build!
Replies: 225
Views: 5931

Re: The Black Pearl 1/50 first build!

Every ship is different and everyone is a learning experience. All have their challenges Normally the larger the scale, more effort is needed as there is more detail or its up to you to provide Euro models are suppose to be the most comprehensive ( and the most expensive) with the basic kit and exte...

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