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About AntonyUK

  • Birthday 10/09/1949

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    Ivybridge, Devon, UK
  • Interests
    Modeling. Walking. Scuba diving. Gold panning.

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  1. Hi. Not seen this kit before. Very nice workmanship throughout the build. I like the caulking. Shame to cover such wonderful planking with paint. First class build. Regards Antony.
  2. Hi Trig. I have this kit as a to do some time. Looks like the kit can be modified extensively. A good call on using thin Walnut. I will look so much better. you can get flickering 3mm led that just need a power source. The orange ones with a little red paint on them look like candles or oil lamps. as the flickering is random. You know I never noticed the front of the box... I never remove all of the charring from the laser cutting Just the very black burn. Regards Antony.
  3. Hi Dave. A interesting project.. I think I will follow along with this one. The Beagle has been one of my daughter's favourite ships. This kit is now available from Dusek Ship Models. I don't know if Daniel has updated the kit. Take time to read the planking tutorials here on MSW. They are good and I learnt a huge amount from them. http://modelshipworldforum.com/ship-model-framing-and-planking-articles.php Awaiting your next update. Regards Antony.
  4. Hi Fernando. First class build. Yes it's not a easy kit and the materials are not that good. But you have done wonders with the kit and produced a masterpiece to be proud off. What's Next ?. My next one will be a Mayflower built as a longitudinal section. BTW how was your visit to the UK ? Did you get to see the victory etc? Regards Antony.
  5. AntonyUK

    1:72 La Real - Dusek Ship Kits

    Hi James. That was a very good review of a kit. Lots of nice photos showing what you are talking about. Yes it's the little things that make a difference to a kit.. Like the elastic bands being too tight can distort towels and strips of timber. This is the standard of kit that a few other producers need to produce. This is the sort of kit we are seeing coming from Dusek Ship kits. Regards Antony.
  6. AntonyUK

    Gondola by AntonyUK

    Hi. I am in the process of getting the frames/ribs laser cut. Lots of different quotes But each service requires a different colour for cutting and another different colour for engraving. The floor/base of the boat is cut and in the jig for bending into shape. It looks like I will be breaking one of my own rules... Building two models at the same time. I have been asked to build a Mayflower for the impending celebrations here in Plymouth UK. This gives me a very short time to plan and build the Mayflower before 16th September 2020. 2 years and 28 days to be precise. They have asked for a sectional model from Stem to Stern. Approx 1200mm in length. Regards Antony.
  7. Hi Don. A impressive kit from Marisstella. I like the shape of this ship. Nice job of the planking. Regards Antony.
  8. Thank you very much for your offer.

    Let me know the total cost and I will gladly donate to MSW and recover your costings.

    my email should you want it is :-  antony.gilbert@sky.com

    Regards Antony Gilbert.

  9. Hi John. Thank you for your kind words. I am a beginner compared to most builders on this forum. What I like most on this forum is the vitality of skills members are willing to share to improve the skills of others. Regards Antony.
  10. Hi Jacek. Nice progress with the cross section. Has a chuckle to myself when I come across the above statement.. sometimes there is nothing to be said...... I would go for option 3 myself. Looking into another cross section are you... Could always wait for Chucks Pegasus to arrive. https://modelshipworld.com/index.php?/topic/17734-pegasus-cross-section-1776-148-by-chuck-swan-class-sloop/ I'me waiting..... Regards Antony.
  11. Hi.

    Have been looking for plans for the Mayflower.

    I am interested in a cross section of the middle mast area.

    Would you be willing to share your work / resurch ?

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Regards Antony.

  12. AntonyUK

    Fusion 360

    Hi. Wow Wayne... That is impressive. I have only just got into Fusion360 this week. Found that I can import my Adobe illustrator files and Use a CNC router to cut the profiles. No I have not got my CNC router yet.. Making sure I can use the tools before forking out the cash. Also found a couple of videos that are right for MSW. Part one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixGnJjNPj18 Part two. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zCteq0qkZM Regards Antony.
  13. Hi Chuck. Its been a Long time awaiting updates on the Pegasus cross section. I appreciate that you have other projects. This one is going to be one of your best sellers and it my type of ship model. Please don't let it fall too far back in the to-do list. Many thanks. Regards Antony.
  14. AntonyUK

    Interesting (IMHO) Stat

    Hi. My views... Modelling is modelling.. no matter what material you use. I have seen a model ship approx 500mm long being made in clay. I have used a mixture of all sorts on my model ships on the same model. 3D printed models will be with us sooner rather than latter. I have built one... If members think we need to have a separate section for plastic kits .. My view is to keep it in the same topic. Or I might miss out on some of the splendid plastic ship models. Regards Antony.
  15. Hi Greyhawk. A interesting build. Will you be modifying the model or building as per instructions ?. Looking forward to your next instalment. Regards Antony.

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