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  1. richardpepi

    drill bit

    Where in Melbourne can I get bits to drill holes (.75 - 1mm) in the cast cannon bases.
  2. I am building Vanguard Has anyone tried fitting gun ports before the final planking. Its would seem this is a fiddly process. I am consider installing gun ports first and leaving them .5mm proud of the surface to be planked( Sand them back to .5mm proud) and then planking up to them. Anyone tried this. ? Thoughts
  3. There are plenty of articles on rope serving machines and rope walks. I will probably serve some ropes on my current model. Vanguard by Victory. What speed (RPM) should a motorised serving machine be. What speeds do rope walks usually opperate at, I understand this can vary but a range would be useful. For one model I fell a manual rope walk would be adequate. Your thoughts.
  4. richardpepi

    Where to purchase models kits in Melbourne

    Thankyou all, The consensus is to forget about Australian distributers and go direct to GB suppliers. Very helpful (as expected) Richard
  5. I am contemplating my next build. Victory by Caldercraft (its big) or Vanguard. Where can I get or order them from. I am in Melbourne Australia

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