HMS Surprise 1/48 scale built by neptune

neptune

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Hi John, can you provide the link to this JB model?

G'day Jim, I bought these approx 4 years ago , I don't think Jerzy, JB model is in business anymore, I will try and see if I can find him on the Net,

best regards John.
 

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RB Model only makes large wood blocks, I bought some fro m a site that was Classic Model .com, but it only comes up now as 404 not found,
 

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Attaching the fore and aft sails, the blackened brass rings attached,

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Up haul and down haul ropes rigged, just have to attach the ringd to the lower stay,

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Pulling the rigging tight, still have to attach the rings,

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Several stays in place,

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The main sail with most of the ropes in place ready for attaching, all the reefing ropes will be brushed downards
when the rigging is finished,


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Just a quick view of some of the crew waiting for their Suntan to be applied etc,



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The main mast sails now attached, starting to have a few ropes hanging around,
 
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