Hms Vanguard 1787 1:72 - Victory Models/Amati

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Great progress! I’m greatly enjoying the log. Also wanted to mention that your shop has two things mine lacks:

Organization and space!

Looks good. (I CAN find everything I need in my cluttered shop though)
 
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Hey mate your right other pictures do help and mighty heighten the bulwark
Cheers snowy
 
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Hi all
Snowy is back from the bush
I just started my planking after cutting out a rabbet for the first planking that's 2 timbers for today
My first 2 days back I put 1 plank each side per day.
I feel she is just too big to be playing with both sides at the same time ,so now I will put 1 up top and 1 on the bottom per day then change sides .
Now I will just have to work out what I can play with while waiting ( maybe the smaller boats)
Happy modelling and catch you all next time
Cheers snowy 20191215_114630.jpg20191215_114620.jpg
 
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Hi guys
Been a while but 2 timbers per day plus work and Christmas slowed me a tad but it did give me a chance to paint the figurehead .I just couldn't handle the knife so I stole the one off the vanguard figurehead and drilled a new hole for it , all good merry Christmas and happy New year
Cheers snowy 20191230_084628.jpg20191230_084606.jpg
 
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Hi all
After 6 months we have the first planking finished now it's time for sanding the hull and doing a general tidy up before fitting the stern counter pattern and cutting out all the gun port patterns ok all onwards and upwards or in this case downwards to the level, cheers snowy

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I finished this model, only took me 3 years. I recognize her parts way too well. I stopped at the hull though and stubbed off the masts, just didn't have the passion and energy to rig her out.
 
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Hi all
While I'm sanding I've gone through my plans and when it comes to the quarter galleries there are 2 window areas with part 46 between them but the plans ,not that I can see,don't show the part underneath has anyone got any idea where I find it .
It's the arrow on the right and the square on left
Thanks snowy 15790685629012118407993858115342.jpg
 

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Hi all
While I'm sanding I've gone through my plans and when it comes to the quarter galleries there are 2 window areas with part 46 between them but the plans ,not that I can see,don't show the part underneath has anyone got any idea where I find it .
It's the arrow on the right and the square on left
Thanks snowy View attachment 128528
Take a look at this log of @aew at SOS
The requested part is also shown (I think) in a photo
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G'day uwek
Thankyou
That's one place I wasn't looking not even close after much checking it's on a 1mm sheet no 160 thanks again cheers snowy
 
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