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  • Birthday 10/09/1952

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  1. Thanks for sharing, Paul! There's so much of art in this technical hobby that there are nigh on to infinite possibilities that need to be navigated by a dilettante such as myself - the help is much appreciated! Steve M
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    Great job there!
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    Beautiful and faithful representation of a beautiful subject!!
  4. Hi Pavel, being the dilettante box collector, I have a few of the BB kits, and without exception, they all have a printed deck supplied with them but since the Cutty is not among them I did a google image search and it seems that pretty much holds true in that case also. Did you purchase the kit new, or was it used - it may be missing parts in either case, and another possible answer may be the age of the kit - many of the mfr's change contents here and there for various reasons at times, although I haven't seen much evidence of that in Billing's case. IMO Wefalck's ideas are on the money if you can't get the printed ones from BB, in any case I sure would enjoy watching you build this baby! Steve M BTW - the picture you have posted shows the parts you should have, and the link below shows an actual photo of the parts that should have been in the box.. https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/billing-boats-denmark-ref-nr564-cutty-244702677
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    So much fantastic work in such little time - you deserve a break! Thanks so much for sharing this journey, Ken.....
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    I'll second that!! Beautiful job and SO much work represented there!
  7. So sorry to hear that 'D' - that's extremely frustrating that you've lost all that work, not to mention your home, but glad to hear that you're OK between the finances and the insurance. I've been keeping in touch with my brother who lives in semi-rural Nipomo near Santa Rosa - he had cleared all the brush off his land just in case, but the fires didn't get there...best wishes....Steve M
  8. Buffalo Bill's Stagecoach.

    Fantastic work - as ragove said, I kept checking the table there, 'cause I thought it was real, too - the wood has just the right tone to it, and the lettering to the sign is just right in form and shade...thanks for sharing this!! Steve M
  9. Me three!! I hope you get a taker or two, that sounds like a real chance to get together with some like minded friends - too bad I'm so far away (15 hrs by car!) and the plane would cost as much or more than the kit.......anyway, I know you and whoever goes will have a good time! Steve
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    Great job, Tom!
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    Just awesome! Shows what can be done with these kits - thanks for sharing the building of them, too!! Steve M
  12. Ictineo II - longitudinal cut

    Fantastic work! I've always admired the kit, but never seen a build before - I'm sure you've improved it immensely, lot of work involved with an outstanding result!!
  13. AFLOAT!!

    This is awesome!
  14. NT129

    I agree, Al, this is a well-designed work of art!
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    RGL, I've been following your build log of this off and on, and all I can say is Wonderful Work! Truly outstanding attention to detail and your weathering is second to none - I also enjoyed your Dreadnought and Artwox Varyag builds - thank you for sharing, Steve M

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