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JayBee

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About JayBee

  • Birthday 01/30/1936

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  • Location
    Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
  • Interests
    Static models.
  1. I guess that since I have not been to this site for quite a while I no longer know how to follow a build.

     

    There have been changes made and I also now register as Gilles Belisle. On the previous MSW I appeared as JayBee. Is ther any way I could get back to JayBee????

  2. JayBee

    New to MSW.

    Hello everybody. Fourty years ago, a friend gave me the Billings model of the Blue Nose and same was duly completed with sails. However, for a period of thirty years the model sat on top of a wall unit and when we moved is was so dirty that I took it apart to clean it. I always thought that I kept the instructions and plans but to my disbelief they must have been lost in the move!! So, now, I have the Blue Nose without sails or rigging. As a consolation, my wife bought me a new ship "Scottish Maid 1839" from Artesiana Latina and this time I did put it in a case that I built. Another friend offered me the hull of a dutch yacht "Sperwer" from a Billings kit, but this model came with no "kit parts" and to complete it I would have to build it from scratch, and I am experiencing difficulties with the extreme and completely different curves at the prow and stern. In looking over some of the work bring done by members on MSW, I feel very inadequate and will follow the building of the "Montanes" by Garward that I found on MSW before the crash.

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