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Cutty Sark Complete
- by HOF00 On Nov 05, 2014 - 12:13 AM
Dear All,
Have posted photos of what has taken about 3,500 Hours to complete.
I guess I'm happy with the results, (Bit of an "Anti-Climax" really), but was good to get into the Cabinet so that I couldn't adjust/fiddle with it.
(The Cabinet was the easy thing to construct.)
Please don't judge me too harshly, this is only my 4th ship model. (Classed as "Expert" and I now know why.
A lot of research went into this "Kit Bash" and I think that the pictures have lost a...[Read More]
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- by dchris On Nov 04, 2014 - 1:00 PM

I am about to complete a kit-bashed model of the USS Constitution in 5/32" from MS. I need to (must!) find a display case for the model. I would be willing and open to having the case built and sent to me -- without glass -- so that I can assemble the parts, apply the finish, etc. Alternatively, I could receive the model with glass but that is a more expensive proposition, particularly as it applies to shipping costs.

I propose to have a wood (likely walnut, but...[Read More]
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- by inverin1969 On Oct 17, 2014 - 12:09 AM
I have what is probably a beginner's question, one that is related to my undertaking a scratch-built model of a fishing vessel from a set of plans. I'm not sure I am even asking it right. Here's the question: Do the lines in the cross-sectional plans include the bulwarks, or do they just show the hull up to the main deck? I can't really begin the model until I know whether I need to add additional height for the bulwarks or subtract height in order to locate the deck appropriately below the...[Read More]
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