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  1. Good to see you are starting your build. I will be following along. I was glad to see you have a roll of Tamiya masking tape on your workbench, that stuff works great. I think I would recommend you shooting a primer on everything that's going to be painted before trying to paint.
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    Girona by augustus

    What a lovely large model, this era just fascinates me. what are you using for your plans? I look forward to following your build!
  3. Interesting boat, love the colors
  4. Nice choice Bruce, I look forward to following your progress.
  5. tarbrush


    Beautiful model Javier, I love it!
  6. Hi Doug, your Leon is looking great! did you make the trip to San Francisco yet? You mentioned ordering some LED lanterns, could you show what they look like and where you ordered them from? am looking forward to your build, Leon is a beautiful little ship.
  7. Check out the most beautiful build of Young America you will ever see right here on MSW Ed has also written books with gorgeous plans, you can buy them at: https://www.seawatchbooks.com/ItemDisplay.php?sku=115007 good luck with your build, be sure to start a build log so we can follow along. john
  8. looks real good so far CK, I look forward to following your progress.
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    Coca by DavidG - Amati - 1:60

    welcome back to ship modeling David. I am really happy to see you are doing Coco, I love this period and have been thinking of giving this kit a try myself, looking forward to following your progress, by the way you did a great job on Prins Willem.
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    Square topsail schooner

    can you post some photos of the model?
  11. Wow! what an undertaking! I am excited to follow your build and wish you all the best!
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    Culé and Chata

    Wow!! that is absolutely beautiful!! the modeling is masterful and the painting is a treat to behold!
  13. hi Ben, what an intriguing building board set up. I will be really interested to hear how it works for you.
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