Hello fellow modellers 02/04/2018
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An Incentive for Starting a Build Log
The NRG’s Generic East Coast Oyster Sharpie plan sets have been selling out – we had to reorder prints 2X already.
BUT nobody has started a build log yet. As an incentive we have decided to reward the first three (3) MSW / NRG members who purchase the plans and start and continue* actual build logs** from the plans.
The build logs should be started in the scratch built forum and labeled with Generic Sharpie – by “your ID”. When we have six or more build logs up and running we will set up a group build area for the Generic Sharpie build logs.
The winners will be able to pick any one of the prizes listed below:
Free registration for one day at 2018 or 2019 NRG Conference ($145 value)
Shop Notes 1 and 2 set ($60 value)
Nautical Research Journal – all content set ($145 value)
4 CD's or 1 flash drive
Continental Galley Washington Plan set ($65 value)
1 year NRG membership or extension ($50 - $62 value)
*“Continue” means that multiple posts containing build log content must be made for a minimum of 30 days after the initial post. Logs will be tracked by starting date and the first 3 that have continued for 30 days following their initial post will be declared the winners.
**Note the words “actual build logs” – no fair showing a few pieces of wood and going no further just to win.
The NRG has a new set of plans available for purchase with a free 200+ page full-color monograph . Check the NAUTICAL RESEARCH GUILD NEWS forum below for details. This plan set is developed for the first time scratch builder with limited tools and experience. All materials are standard strip stock available from hobby wood suppliers. However, it is also a great project for the more experienced builder looking for a smaller project to take a break from the bigger builds. Remember MSW Members who provide us their real name are considered members for the discounted price. An email or call to the office before you order with your real name and MSW user name before you order is needed for the discount code.
Hello, I'm just back from London and the NMM. They have changed the displays and most sad, the hall with all those fantastic models I have seen there 4 years ago. It looks now this way, WWI ships. There are still models in the other wings, but only a few here and there. But they rebuild a new wing over three floors, it shall open 2018 with more models then ever as Geoff Lee told me. We will see. I also have bee at Chatham. The staff there don't allow to take fotos in the Smithery NO1 exhibition. The models there belong to the NMM and not to the Chatham museum, so they could not allow taking pictures! It is also so dark there, I could hardly see anything. I had an appointment there with a man from the NMM and got the pictures from the ships I wanted, with good light! In this case my visit was a success.
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Siggi52 added images to a gallery album in Gallery of Contemporary Models from Museums and Private CollectionsHello, this are the pictures a friend and I made at the NMM. Because I'm at that time was more interested in the aft part of the ships, I have only these pictures. For pictures of the whole ship see: http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/66297.html