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  1. Hubac’s, that’s some excellent research, as always thank you 👍🏻 Jay
  2. James H, I must say you and our Administration are always perfecting our Forum, Wonderful work!. Thank you, Here is a testimony, (no names to protect the innocent) there was a build log going on and I Liked the Posting however the content of the post was a result of a terrible mistake. Which caused me to be asked Why did I like that mistake?. My reply was ”I didn’t LIKE the mistake I only REACTED to it” ... keep up the Wonderful work. Jay
  3. Mark, everyone I believe finds the corkscrew very hard to do, however Nenad never ceases to amaze most of us here with his excellent work .
  4. Happy birthday Bob



    1. CPS_skybolt


      Thank you Jay.

  5. EJ, every year you never cease to amaze me with your Great work just when I think you can’t get any better you do something like this...you are a Prized member of MSW. Jay
  6. jay



    every year you never cease to amaze me with your Great work just when I think you can’t get any better you do something like this...you are a Prized member of MSW. 



  7. Lawrence, congratulations on the lights just perfect you have captured the natural golden glow you must be extremely satisfied with your hard work Jay
  8. 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
  9. Ken, old salt mine ! ? Why an old salt mine you just made my day I laughed so hard I almost spilled my coffee thanks I needed that, SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING MODEL SHIP BUILDING GREATLY REDUCES THE RISK OF FALLING IN OLD SALT MINES AND MAY CAUSE HEMORRHOID'S lol. Lawrence, as with all your builds you never cease to amaze me with your high standards thank you Jay
  10. Alain, nice picture on your profile , "VIVA LA FRANCE" I salute you Sir. looking forward to this endeavor thank you for sharing. Perhaps you have gave the details of this build in another post sorry I missed it is this a scratch build or a kit ? Jay
  11. Mark, thank you for sharing the link on Patrick's build I truly enjoyed it , Great build!.
  12. Patrick, all i can say is INCREDIBLE!.. thank you for sharing. you must be good at holding your breath while building because I held my breath just looking at the pictures lol Jay
  13. jay

    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
  14. Nenad, LOL ,,, BLUSH!!... thank you for sharing the others builds and yes I did finish a whole pot of coffee enjoying them unbelievable work just as yours is please keep up this amazing work Jay
  15. Mark, would you say this is the smallest scale most detailed build on MSW ?. I trust your experience and knowledge. Jay

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