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About MikeB4

  • Birthday 04/07/1962

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  1. The instructions say to taper the four pieces that will make up the keel before they are glued. Would it be easier to taper them after they're glued together as one piece?
  2. Thank You. You've created a kit that is very high quality. That is why I've decided to take on this project first before some of the other kits I have of lesser quality. I know there are going to be some challenges but it will not be because the kit falls short.
  3. It has been a couple of years since my last log but now that I am settled in my new place it's time to start a new project.
  4. 175.00 is more than reasonable for what your getting. Will there be a hard copy of the instructions with the kit or is that something that would be downloaded?
  5. How much will the boat kit alone cost, Have you determined that yet?
  6. I don't know how many people will be able to start in this group but I would like to be in it if possible. If not in the first wave maybe the second.
  7. What kind of paint are you using for the gold?
  8. That looks great. You are a true craftsman.
  9. A.J. Fisher Ship Model Co. make some really great solid hull beginners' Models.
  10. Chuck, When you rig this model can you use the boxwood internally strapped blocks that you sell or are they from a later period? I'm Just asking because that would look outstanding.
  11. MikeB4

    Falkonet boat model kits quality

    I went to a ship model show early this year. Someone entered the Imperial Russian Steam Launch Dagmar. It came out absolutely beautiful. In fact I selected it as best in show.
  12. I will probably build both because boats are my favorite thing. It's going to be some time before this boat is on the market.
  13. I noticed Model shipways has a new model of the eighteenth century long boat at a 1:24 scale version. It's going to be about 24" long once it's built.

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