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Metal Work, Soldering and Metal Fittings

Discussion for working with metal, soldering tips and techniques. Blackening metal guide, and alternatives for using metal on ship model parts. Casting Metal.

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    2. 2. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have the best quality plans and are historically accurate to the best of your knowledge?


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      • A. Latina
      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
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      • Dumas
      • Panart
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      • AJ Fisher
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      • The Lumberyard
      • Kolderstok
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      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
      • Marisstella
      • Bluejacket
      • Deagostini
      • Dumas
      • Panart
      • Dusek
      • Euromodel
      • Master Korabel
      • Modellers Shipyard
      • AJ Fisher
      • Syren Ship Model Company
      • The Lumberyard
      • Kolderstok
    4. 4. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have do you think have the worst plans, poor quality materials, and poor instructions?


      • Model Shipways
      • A. Latina
      • Amati
      • Caldercraft
      • Corel
      • Constructo
      • Mantua/Sergal
      • Mamoli
      • Occre
      • Billings
      • Marisstella
      • Bluejacket
      • Deagostini
      • Dumas
      • Panart
      • Dusek
      • Euromodel
      • Master Korabel
      • Modellers Shipyard
      • AJ Fisher
      • Soclaine
      • Syren Ship Model Company
      • The Lumberyard
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