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      Hello fellow modellers   02/04/2018

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    • kurtvd19

      An Incentive to Start A Build Log - New Plan Set from the NRG   03/17/2018

      An Incentive for Starting a Build Log

      The NRG’s Generic East Coast Oyster Sharpie plan sets have been selling out – we had to reorder prints 2X already.

      BUT nobody has started a build log yet.  As an incentive we have decided to reward the first three (3) MSW / NRG members who purchase the plans and start and continue* actual build logs** from the plans. 

      The build logs should be started in the scratch built forum and labeled with Generic Sharpie – by “your ID”.  When we have six or more build logs up and running we will set up a group build area for the Generic Sharpie build logs.

      The winners will be able to pick any one of the prizes listed below:

      Free registration for one day at 2018 or 2019 NRG Conference                  ($145 value)

      Shop Notes 1 and 2 set                                                                         ($60 value)

      Nautical Research Journal – all content set                                              ($145 value)

      4 CD's or 1 flash drive         

      Continental Galley Washington Plan set                                                    ($65 value)

      1 year NRG membership or extension                                                      ($50 - $62 value)

      THE RULES

       

      *“Continue” means that multiple posts containing build log content must be made for a minimum of 30 days after the initial post.  Logs will be tracked by starting date and the first 3 that have continued for 30 days following their initial post will be declared the winners.

      **Note the words “actual build logs” – no fair showing a few pieces of wood and going no further just to win. 

       

      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.

jay

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  1. Chuck, no probs here everything works Great keeping in mind this program is extremely designed to be used as a IPad friendly technology. Thank's Chuck Jay
  2. A Lesson Learned, Bass vs Box

    Harley, Chuck S is always correct he is in wonderful San Diego I am in the ugly Desert! Lol. in my old lost builds the topic of to blacken or not to blacken connons always ended with the words "bright and shiny natural brass connons only exist on models only and not real ships" and in order to be historically correct that gave me the will powered to blacken. however I have found that (depending on the build) to me there is nothing more fancy then a bright and shiny properly riged connon. your the Captain and your in control. Jay
  3. A Lesson Learned, Bass vs Box

    Chuck, Bill, sounds like you guys "Been there and done that" .lol Sorry to say one must really take caution when scratch building there own tools and making there own JIM BYRNES saw there's just no turning back lol Jay
  4. James h, There is the IPS Default theme for a no-frills option. I like it going with it thank you Jay
  5. Carl, at first i thought it was just me however I talked to Mary(nrg) about these issues hopefully Chuck has things under control as always for now I'll just say "I LIKE THIS POST" lol
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