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Frigate Essex Rigging
- by CHAZZ On Apr 28, 2016 - 10:42 PM
Hi guys,

I'm about ready (at last) to start rigging on my Essex. One thing I've never done before is Stays with Preventer Stays and related lacing. These would seem to be an important feature in the appearance of a model with their prominent position and substantial detail work.

I've thought about using Hubert's ZIP SEIZINGs for joining the stays and the lacing. Does anyone have any thoughts or suggestions for making these stays? I'd love to hear any before I start...[Read More]
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- by SBROBBS On Apr 01, 2016 - 4:14 AM
Hi all,
here's another dumb question. sorry i have tried searching the forum but do not seem to put the right search criteria to get the answer I need.
So how do you measure a model to give you the scale that it was built in if you don't know it. Mine might be hms victory, is it total length from tip of jib boom to tip of driver boom and keel to top of main mast. or is it different method and how would you find the measurements on the real victory. I ask as I need to find parts to...[Read More]
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