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  1. MartinB

    It has been a while.

    Hi Bill, Why not go for one of the earlier vessels that had an initial impact on the US revenue service. Absolutely choose one that has plans or some such available. You obviously know how to model. Choose well and start the build. I'll pull up the chair. All the best Martin
  2. MartinB

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    Your Back! Love your work. Hats off to you
  3. Not so serious that we need to worry about a post from 18 months ago., Really!
  4. And still, no book. Service is seriously lacking. Martin
  5. MartinB

    David Rice

    We have also not heard from Eddie (Eddie mate with the nodding parrot) from Melbourne. All three were very active members. One notices when they are not posting.
  6. Exceptional rigging. Wow. Regards Martin
  7. Congratulations Bob, she really looks the business. All the best. Martin.
  8. Hi Bob, Glad you found that reference helpful. Ah, flags. I generally leave them off because I cannot get them to look realistic. The wave you achieved looks good though. Cheers, Martin
  9. Hi Bob, You could check Alexey Baranov's website and see how he attached the anchors on his HMS Cumberland. http://shipmodels.com.ua/eng/models/elite/cumberland/index.htm Cumberland and Vanguard are both 74 guns. Regards Martin
  10. Those stuns'l booms will get you every time. Cheers Martin
  11. Hi Bob, I for one am happy that you went overboard with the photo's. I confess that I too have been referring to your log on a regular basis. I am building the HMS Elephant option of this kit. (Rigging and masts not yet started) You, Glenn, Fake John Bull, and Arthur, have been invaluable. Thanks! One day I hope to post something that you all can use. Regards, Martin
  12. Hi Bob, Have you hoisted the Ensign? Is it nearly finished? Looks good. Regards, Martin
  13. MartinB

    Astrophotography

    I wish I could emulate this. Too cool dude! Martin.
  14. MartinB

    Pets

    Driving through the northern suburbs of Melbourne this morning. Saw this on a board outside what was either a pet shop or a Vet. I laughed out loud when i saw it. "Dogs have owners, cats have staff"
  15. You are correct, Steven. The dromon is elegant. Your excitement and pride justifiably shine through your commentary. Congratulations on reaching this milestone. Regards, Martin

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