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About GeraldTodd

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  1. Custom CV joint

    I don't see that they have CV joints specifically, but when I look for joints I usually look first at Dumas.
  2. Your Images for our Facebook Page :-)

    Constellation, 1:36 scale RC, US sloop of war c.1856, under sail Constellation, 1:36 scale RC, US sloop of war c.1856, on display Pride of Baltimore, 1:20 scale RC, Baltimore Clipper c. 1981, on display
  3. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    No relation, Humphreys designed Macedonian specifically to replace the captured British frigate. She was a "modern" frigate in the older ship's dimensions.
  4. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    The new ship was deliberately built to about the same dimensions because Macedonian was still an important trophy and Decatur was still a hero.
  5. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    A photo I took of a painting of Macedonian in the Naval Academy
  6. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    I look forward to that thread Tal
  7. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    This was the best I could manage of the image on the wall of the Mariner's Museum in Newport News VA.
  8. Rope edging on sails

    Sewn, glued, or soldiered, the boltrope does not attach the the knife edge of the cloth.
  9. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    Constellation reached Fortress Monroe on Christmas Day 1864. In January 1865, the men whose enlistments had expired were "paid off" and discharged, the remainder of the crew was transferred to the frigate St. Lawrence, and the officers sent on leave to await orders. Constellation finished the Civil War as a Receiving Ship, first at Norfolk, and later at Philadelphia, until 1869. This AR Waud sketch is propably of her at Norfolk, if it's her at all. The stern is wrong and should look much like the frigate's in the storm, except ROUND. Here she is in 1859 being refitted before the African cruise
  10. Rope edging on sails

  11. American sailing warships with no plans or records

    When I first saw the Constellation in the storm of 1833 I thought, wait, that's the Albany But looking closer at the image it obviously was a frigate, and I realized it was another angle of the same subject Still looking for a better image of this painting of Constellation at Naples, as it's the only one I know of that shows any of her stern. It's credited to the Naval Historical Foundation who forwarded me to the Washington Naval Yard, who said it was a photo copy of the box art from a plastic model kit. (it's not)
  12. Photos of furled jibs

    A couple of oldies
  13. Constitution

    Constitution's early appearance by Donald McNarry at the US Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis MD USA. Pictures taken November 2009 by Gerald Todd
  14. DSC 0141

    There's another sailing Fair American in the works, it's a little on the BIG side: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1201539
  15. image

    The course yard should be above the gaff of the fores'l or it would be between hoops on the fores'l and hindered in it's operation.

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