Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:50 pm

mrshanks wrote:
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Looks outstanding Zoltan. Do you plan to leave it all natural wood?
Thanks Mike,yes she stays natural ,actually already has 2 coats of flat poly on her.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:39 pm

Capstan,gun carriages,crates and ladders are glued in.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:59 pm

I remade the rudder because I planked the wrong way,horizontal instead vertical.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Aussie048 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:09 pm

Hi Zoly

Nice pick up. The Santa Maria is looking great.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:10 pm

I had to make the opening bigger on the stern for the rudder tiller.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:14 pm

Pintles and gudgeon are on

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by DonRobinson » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:31 pm

Hello Zoltan, Your Santa Maria is looking very good. I know I have caused you enough grief with the rudder already and I hate to say more, but I think the pintles(strap with the pin) should be on the rudder and the gudgeons(straps with the eye) on the stern post. Unless your plans show different, and I then apologise, that is how I have seen it normally done. Some ships have a pintle at the top of the rudder and one at the bottom of the stern post, in this case the pintles are much longer.
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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Aginvicta » Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:50 pm

I have enjoyed reading through your build, the pictures from the deck make it feel like I am stood on the deck, very realistic,
Cheers Andy

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:19 pm

DonRobinson wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:31 pm
Hello Zoltan, Your Santa Maria is looking very good. I know I have caused you enough grief with the rudder already and I hate to say more, but I think the pintles(strap with the pin) should be on the rudder and the gudgeons(straps with the eye) on the stern post. Unless your plans show different, and I then apologise, that is how I have seen it normally done. Some ships have a pintle at the top of the rudder and one at the bottom of the stern post, in this case the pintles are much longer.
Sorry to be a pain

Hello Don,thanks for your input,you are not a pain.The pintles and the gudgeon are the same ,supplied in the kit,they are the same size and look alike too,So no matter how I installe would look like the same,I just did not want to scratch build these too,actually the kit supplied plywood and fittings are piece of crap,I had to scratch built everything,I only used the keel,bulkheads and side plates.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:30 pm

Aginvicta wrote:
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I have enjoyed reading through your build, the pictures from the deck make it feel like I am stood on the deck, very realistic,
Cheers Andy
Thank you Andy for looking in and for your nice comment!

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