H.M.S Enterprise plank on frame CAF Models 1/48.

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Hi Guys,
been progressing with my build these last few days. Finished the boxwood planking and fitted the wales.

I also fitted the side ladder steps. Still needs detailing, but its slowly coming together.

cheers Brian.

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OMG that's brilliant regarding the sweep ports, I never even thought of that approach. On all three of my builds my sweep ports are square (somewhat) and roughly the same size (not really). this way they are truly the same size and perfectly square. OK so now I know how to approach it for the next build.
 
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Just thought I would update my build log, as its been quite some time since I have posted here.

I have fitted some aftermarket deadeyes and chainplates.

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Hello Brian
My plans don't show the placement for the sweeps but I know of several instances when they were used in HMS Medea to escape the enemy.
If you have the time could you please let me know where they were placed in relation to the gun ports and how many there were?
A full length image of one side of your Enterprise would be great. I could calculate from that.
 

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Hello Brian
My plans don't show the placement for the sweeps but I know of several instances when they were used in HMS Medea to escape the enemy.
If you have the time could you please let me know where they were placed in relation to the gun ports and how many there were?
A full length image of one side of your Enterprise would be great. I could calculate from that.
Is it the HMS Medea launched in 1778?
If yes, there is a drawing existing where the sweep ports are exactly shown
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Scale: 1:48. A plan showing the framing profile (disposition) for 'Medea' (1778) and 'Crescent' (1779), both 28-gun Sixth Rate Frigates building at Bristol by Mr Hilhouse. Signed by John Williams [Surveyor of the Navy, 1765-1784].


or also here:
 
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Is it the HMS Medea launched in 1778?
If yes, there is a drawing existing where the sweep ports are exactly shown
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Scale: 1:48. A plan showing the framing profile (disposition) for 'Medea' (1778) and 'Crescent' (1779), both 28-gun Sixth Rate Frigates building at Bristol by Mr Hilhouse. Signed by John Williams [Surveyor of the Navy, 1765-1784].


or also here:
Thanks Uwe
You are amazing! I don't know how I missed this. I already have both those images in low resolution but didn't pick up those sweep ports in the print-outs.
I'm a long way from cutting them in the build but I need to consider everything at the beginning to get things right.
 
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