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      New Plan Set from the NRG   03/17/2018

      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.


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Everything posted by Blighty

  1. Welcome Frank, from sunny Windsor Ont.
  2. From the album Chaperon Sternwheel Riverboat

    Philadelphia Athletics won in 5games
  3. Looks great, wonderful build. Len
  4. Them Old Jokes

    'eleph-hino' why this joke didn't get more likes!!!!
  5. Them Old Jokes

    Hey! I heard Toledo Zoo crossed an elephant and a rhino, when asked what they called it the spokesperson said, 'hell if I know'.
  6. Them Old Jokes

    Bus driver pulls up at the bus stop and a guy with 3 eyes, no arms and one leg is stood there..............: Hi, hi, hi, you look harmless enough, hop on!! says the driver.
  7. Hello from washington state

    Welcome aboard, I bet you can't wait to get started. Len
  8. What is the most EPIC kit available???

    I thought you were going to bring it round, looking forward to checking it out, if it is as good as the pics, it's a beauty.
  9. What is the most EPIC kit available???

    I have 3 'epics' to date: My first wooden model build, Emma C Berry My current, Chaperon And my next, I don't know what that is, I like the larger scale, working boats, the old eyes are not what they used to be so I avoid intricate rigging. This riverboat is a blast. Len
  10. Hiya all, I signed up for NRG a couple of months ago, I was already 70% complete on my first wooden model, (Emma C. Berry, Model Shipways), hence no build log. I went in at the deep end after 6 months of plastic super hero figure modelling needing something more challenging. I had no idea how valuable the knowledge base was on this forum, but I am now a firm believer it is the only way to go. The latter portion of the Emma build was so much more fulfilling having such good reference logs to pour over. Being recently retired time is not an issue so I have just purchased my second model, the Chaperon, again from Model Shipways, I really like the service I have received from those guys. A build log will follow as soon as Mr. Mailman has delivered my blue box, very excited for that. Great hobby, great site, great modelling to all. All the best, Len............. P.S. to Anja, Rossi46 a.k.a. Emerson, I'm the one to blame for the weird name, I'm his dad!
  11. Emma C Berry

    A few pics of my first build

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