Hallo again, first of all the shown result with the two gratings is extremely good
Uwe, thanks for high estimation of my efforts))Hallo again, first of all the shown result with the two gratings is extremely good
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and your used nails are so small, I guess only 0,3mm - Due to the fact, that I am a specialist in killing and breaking my drill-bits - how you make the holes, better which tool or method are you using to drill the holes, and do you use brass nails or wire to fill?
On the right one we can see some brown nails heads and some shiny ones?
and another question to your second method: I do not understand, but maybe I am too stupid to know the next working step after this one - I would think that the top would have been inserted by 90degrees -> So maybe you could explain or show what would be the next step to finalize to get a grating - Sorry for this!!!!
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think think - but this is good - I try to understand -
Or do you cut everything away outside of the red lines - and only the part between the red lines will stay as the final grating?
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Thanks, Uwek! Vital info for me. Now will think shall I show the mortars ready for fire or not.Great work - looking very good
Referring your question about the boats.
When the mortars were sailing (and not in action) the mortars were stowed and not in the firing position, like you have them now.
Than there was the possibility to cover the area and the boats were stowed on top of this cover.
When the were in action, or preparing for a bombing some fortress etc., the lifted the boats to water, so they were moored close to the ship,
afterwards they installed the mortars and prepared the rigging for the bombing action......
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Thanks!If you take a look at model of the Salamandre, you can see, that sometimes one side is closed, better has the small beams over the mortar, and the other side is without. models like from Jacques MAILLIÈRE or also our member @Michele Padoan
and I realized, that nobody has the boats on the ship
BTW: Did you see these photos already? a model in the Hamburg Museum:
A very interesting version of the bomb ketch La Salamandre in scale 1:48 is on permanent display in the Maritime Museum in Hamburg. The model is cut horizontal, parallel to waterline, into the hold and the upper structure. In this way the interiour of the hold is completely visible. Model based...shipsofscale.com