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First Ever Planking
- by Terry58 On May 29, 2016 - 9:05 PM
Hi I have completed the planking on my little model the Halcon 1840 (Chinese)

with no instructions only what I read on the internet, and it actually went quite well, I have sanded the hull ready for painting before I carry on with the masts and rigging, again no instructions to speak of, but all good practise.

Will post a couple of pictures tomorrow of the progress so far
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- by SBROBBS On May 28, 2016 - 9:12 AM
Hello every one.
I have started work repairing and modifying my hms victory old model (still cannot find out who manufactured it) but would like to know what is the best figurehead to get for scale 1:96 -1:98 I bought the amati set of which the stern section and beakhead part are a good fit but the figurehead seems to small. also I cannot seem to find the size of the figurehead on the victory so cannot guage the scale for the model,
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- by Terry58 On May 27, 2016 - 12:46 AM
Hi Everyone

I am British but living and working in China, I have just started out in the hobby and I am currently building my first ever wooden ship its Ha Erk Halcon 1840, its a challange because the one page Chinese instructions do not cover planking the hull or any information on rigging web link below, I bought it as a practise project to see if I could actually do it, I have been researching information over the super slooow internet and managed to find some Utubes clips in...[Read More]
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