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  1. Thanks all for the nice comment and the likes. @Peter, Anja is to busy with other stuff. Maybe in the future she will do a build again. But not a big one anymore. In the past I had better kits from OcCre then this one. A lot of metal parts,mesurements that are not correct(to small). A lot of things you can not find on the drawing or they are not there. So you have to figure it out by your self. The rigging should not be no problem because i has do the rigging of big ships before like the San Ildefonso OcCre, Le Mirage Corel and the Agamemnon Caldecraft. There are links in my signature. A Denis, Thank you😀 @Mark Tiedens The rigging will take a while because i have to calculate how much rope i need. I will order new rope at Morope. If you want to see the quality ,take a look at the Agamemnon. I use that rope there also. @Mark, Also thanks @Sam, You are welcome at this build. But you can only blame your self😝🤣😇 Don’t stay away that long! I just save some klompen for you 🤣 And i just want to finish the Nuestra and go quick to another build! Sjors
  2. Small update again. Few things on the deck are on it. She's got het first teeth...... For the rest it goes very slowly! Sjors
  3. Hello Kevin, I think when you have one kit from Caldecraft you stay with them. I have build now 4 or 5 OcCre kits but this time it is very bad! I’ll be waiting for the Victory that is designed by Chris Watton. And i will get the Smit Rotterdam from Billing Boats. That one is just for the reason that there is no rigging,cannons and other saling things 😜 I have seen that you are at the rigging stage.... It takes a while but it looks great! Sjors
  4. Nice Rich! It take a while to read everything but then you’ve got something.... Sjors
  5. I know Mark....and thanks for the welcome😊 I’ll be doing a lot different like the colors and the parts on the construction on the bow with that brass metal. I don’t do thst...just keep them black. Your buildlog is for me my guide. If it was not then i think the model goes to the trashcan. I can now understand why Anja give it up. Sjors
  6. I have wipe off the dust from this build log. I have done something.... I see that I have to do a lot of touching up of the paint. I will do that when I know that I don't have to touch it anymore. I have make the stern...galleries.....little deck .....and on the bow a few things. The Manuel is terrible and also the measurements. I think that they use the moldings to many times. There is really nothing that fits anymore. Also you have to look by your self where some things has to go. And I missing some things ,for example the gun carriers . They have no rounding in the bottom to lay the axels. I just have to glue them at the bottom! Very strange. This will be the last OcCre build that I will do. I 'll be missing the Caldecraft. Enough complaining and time for pictures. Sjors
  7. Nothing new at the horizon....everything looks perfect 👍🏼 Sjors
  8. @ Martyn,, I see that next to you is still place for a popcorn machine. @ EJ, When you don't want the machine because of the mess let me know and I will remove him. Sjors BTW, very nice start of another giant!
  9. Wow..... Very nice my friend! And all the re-do’s are great! There are some things that i can use when the time is there! sjors
  10. It is still looking perfect Jason! It’s a pleasure to read an look. Sjors
  11. Mmmmmm a new one...😏 I will try to follow this also.... Sjors
  12. Is there still a small place for me? I’m late! I know. The modelbus was delayed ..... Sjors
  13. Hi Sam, Sending in the ratline gnomes..... That married life is doing the right thing with you😜👍🏼 Looks great! Sjors

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