Kit review CalderCraft HM Granado 1756

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I only look into the box, a sneak peak
and my first impression for you all.

And of course i made pictures to show here

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So far it looks good.
The wood is amazing, really nice quality,
I bought it 8 december but the factory had some problems to get 1 kind of wood for this ship.
Now i think it is the walnut, because it still smells and i would almost say it isn't 100% dry.
But it is possible its cold and it feels wet

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All ornaments are iron and the normal cannons are messing,
but only the big cannons are plastic. think so far its the only cheap part in the whole box

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and there are 2 a very nice colored manuals with it, 1 for masting and rigging, the other one is a part list / indentification

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also 9 building plans i think on the same scale as the model.
I didn't look so far yet
I made picture off them but they aren't very good.
they also are random. didn't put them on number
I am sorry i can't say it hey are on scale and about the random

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Many Thanks for sharing with the community the content of the kit - I have it also in the shelf, partly started -> it is really a good quality POB kit
 
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Many Thanks for sharing with the community the content of the kit - I have it also in the shelf, partly started -> it is really a good quality POB kit
It sure is. I can't remember a kit from another brand with this quality of parts and wood that i have got my hands on before.
But Uwek do you have a building log of the part you already built? Because you said partly started. Im very interested actually.
I think i have some time this weekend to make a start on this vessel. And will start a building log of this model.
 

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It sure is. I can't remember a kit from another brand with this quality of parts and wood that i have got my hands on before.
But Uwek do you have a building log of the part you already built? Because you said partly started. Im very interested actually.
I think i have some time this weekend to make a start on this vessel. And will start a building log of this model.
I have build the first planking of the hull with sanding - but stopped
and I did this appr. 15 years ago - no photos existing
 
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This weekend I started building a part of the model and took some pictures so that I could start a blog here.
Unfortunately I had to sent an email to the supplier today as I immediately found out that I am missing 3 pieces of wood.

I'm missing all 3mm plywood.
I'm missing a piece of 3mm walnut
and I'm missing all the4mm walnut.
The piece of plywood contains exactly the parts that I need to be able to finish the frames.
So unfortunately the blog will have to wait for this to be resolved.
Also i had to stop building right now.

Hopefully there will be a solution soon....
Gladly the video's of kevink are a good help and im glad he shared it...thanks again for it

this is where it ends for now, when i can go on building i will make a buildingblog
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To be continued
 
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