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Yacht America by flyer - Mamoli - scale 1:66

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The Mamoli kit was improved with real copper plates and 2 boats. Several details, such as parts of the rigging, the sails, the rudder and its attachment or the deck planking were reworked.

 

A build log is also available.

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  • Image Comments

    • I was wondering how you did the lettering?  Great job by the way.
    • Thanks!
      Your Avatar suggests to me that you like wildlife, for example, Geckos... I'm sure you noticed the porpoise pair frolicking at the stem of the Tiger. But did you notice that the captain is pointing to them - and, her "significant other" with long blonde hair is at the tiller?
    • Well Done!!!
       
      JP
    • Thanks for your comments.  I also messed up the fly bridge railing -- one of the posts snapped off.  I fixed it with CA gel glue.
       
      I buy my Amati kits from Ages of Sail in the US, and they actually had a spare kit they were cannibalizing for parts and got me a missing throttle for this kit.  But I see you said "buggered" so you may not be in the US, and in any event that service is reserved for customers who bought the original kit from them, I suspect.
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