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Ulises Victoria

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About Ulises Victoria

  • Birthday 08/10/1948

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    Monterrey, Mexico
  • Interests
    Pen turning, Guitar fingerstyle playing, Computer Games.

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  1. What have you received today?

    Excellent idea for a decorative piece in a sail ship lover's house.
  2. What have you received today?

    Hello all. Sometime ago I posted asking about a solution to the problem of working at different heights on our ships (hull planking up to mast rigging.) Searching for a solution I stumbled upon this item in Amazon, which at $200 dlls was a bit steep for me at the time. I got an email from Amazon telling me that there was a huge discount for this item if purchased within a small time window frame. So at $150 dlls I thought it was a good deal and purchased it. I have not had the opportunity to fully try its performance in actual working conditions, but so far it looks very handy... and it is heavy. Very stable. A pneumatic piston makes its up/down movement smooth and easy. These photos show it at its max and min positions, and can be adjusted by means of a pneumatic piston to any height inbetween.
  3. Hello Kurt. Mary contacted me already, and the wrong address I sent my mails to, came from the "Contact Us" link in NRG's web page. I just used that link to send my first email. Thank you and best regards. Ulises
  4. Hello friends. In July 11 I paid $50 dollars for a subscription to the NRG. As of this date, I have not received any sort of mail or the NRG Journal. I remember there was some elements missing in my address at the beginning, but I thought those were corrected. I have sent several emails to nrghomeoffice@thenrg.org and they have been returned to me as undeliverable. Please, somebody here with access to the NRG admins forward my email to them so they can take notice of this problem. I copy the entire text of my email below. I will really appreciate it! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hello. In July 11 I paid $50 dollars for a subscription to the NRG. As of this date, I have not received any sort of mail or the NRG Journal. I remember there was some elements missing in my address at the beginning, but I thought those were corrected. Please check your data and inform me what is going on. Please note my new email address penvicpens@gmail.com My address for sending the regular mail is: Ulises Victoria 701 N. Intl. Blvd Suite 119-190 Hidalgo, TX 78557 Best regards Ulises
  5. Long time no see y'all. I haven't posted in a very long time, due mainly to the fact that I am still in the process of moving, furnishing my home and I have not actually done any ship building. Things start taking shape finally and I long to be in my workshop working on my ship. I never thought that moving was going to be such a chore, but it is. I am very happy though. Hope to update my build log soon. Greetings to all.
  6. Them Old Jokes

    Should'nt the last phrase read "They aren't people son, they are ants...."
  7. New member from South Florida

    and from Monterrey, Mexico.
  8. New member from France.

    Hello Marc from Monterrey, Mexico Spanish is my main language and I see your English is better than some Americans I've seen. I am a guitarist also. I hope your stay here will make you improve your ship building skills. I am currently building the French Royal Louis of 1780. Gorgeous ship, in my opinion.
  9. Most warm welcome Chris. Why I can not find any Mantua Vanguard kit anywhere? I've seen only a Victory Models (Amati) Vanguard. You sure of your information? Could you post a photo of the box? Best regards Ulises Edit. I just re-read the thread and notice that in one post you say Vanguard and in the next, Victory.
  10. hello from Reynella south aust

    Welcome to the best and friendliest ship modeling forum in the world. You will never be harshly criticized and always encouraged. Show us your work! Greetings!
  11. Hello all. Small update on my upcoming new workshop. These photos show the room I will use exclusively for ship building. It measures 2.63 x 3.56 mts I had ordered 5 work tables made specifically for this rooom. They will be all around it in a perfect fit. At this moment, it serves as a temporary storage place for my to-do kits. Bye all!
  12. What have you received today?

    Wow! What a nice toolbox!
  13. A quick clarification

    WOW! Anyone trying to replicate that rigging in a scale ship?!?!?
  14. New member

    A warm from Monterrey, Mexico I am sure you will get some help with your question from someone. Sorry it isn't me!
  15. A quick clarification

    Mikiek: I can't contribute to this post, but I have found it most interesting. Realistic or not, the frapping on the cannons tackle in your model looks very neat!

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