Linberg's "Captain Kidd"

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Great job on the sails too. It looks like a enjoyable model to build. I just bought one along with a Jolly Roger (La Flore).

Doing your own Rat lines seems like it would be fun. To tie them the right way is Knot. (pun intended)1524870589234.png

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My first comment!
I had to say you are doing a great job, I have the Jolly Roger in my stash and the Kidd on my wish list. The plastic back stays look petty good on this build. I plan to post my Nina in 1/144 build soon.
 

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My first comment!
I had to say you are doing a great job, I have the Jolly Roger in my stash and the Kidd on my wish list. The plastic back stays look petty good on this build. I plan to post my Nina in 1/144 build soon.
We are looking forward to see your Nina here in our forum ...... :cool:
 

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Original Date: May 29, 2006

For all practical purposes it is finally finished. I only have a very few minor adjustments and things to do (that I am aware of). Thank you everyone for all your attention and kind words of encouragement thru this 5 month build. This kit was something else. The parts did not fit good and had to wrestle with alot of things. Now, I am not complaining because I learned a lot about modeling on this project. The rigging plans were one page and had to have a magifying glass to even make anything out about it. I just tried to get as much out of this kit as I could.
Thanks again for tuning in !
Donnie

I know that there are a lot of pictures, but I am sure that someone out there would want to see as much as possible in case they are trying to build this one too.
SENSATIONAL, IT SEEMS WOOD
 

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thank you all for the kind words. When I built this model, I didn't even know the names of the ratlines and shrouds at the time, much less if the rigging was even correct. Basically, I knew absolutely nothing. I am probably about half way there (understanding) now I guess -- LOL
 

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Donnie,

This kit was originally released as the Wappen von Hamburg. I forget which company first released it, but I remember seeing on the shelves back in the late 1960s. Revell later released it as "W v H" in either the late 1970s or early 1980s, and I have recently seen it on the shelves of one of my local hobby shops last year as "W v H". Also, please do not diminish this kind of build; it is very possible to build a serious ship model out of a plastic kit, even these Lindbergh "pirate ships". each was once marketed as models of real ships.

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No, I am not minimizing this kit at all. This Lindberg Kit can be built into a really good model for someone that wants to invest time in it. That was my intent back then was to get the most out of it - granted my lack of knowledge.
 
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