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Hi all

 

I've been following this forum for a few months now and I have learnt a lot. There's a lot of talent and knowledge here. 

I have decided to join and hopefully make a contribution. 

I am currently building a Billing Norden T.72 and have just one sail to attach. This was my first build but now feel confident enough to build something more challenging so have just ordered a HMS Fly kit from Victory Models

 

I will post pictures of the Norden once I know where and would welcome any feedback. 

 

Cheers

John

(Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK)

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 Hello John.

 

I always wanted to retire to Harrogate. A Yorkshireman down south is like a duck out of water. Welcome and I look forward to seeing your build.

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Hi Keith

 

Thanks for the welcome. I have lived here for 60 years so can't imagine living anywhere else but that's an age thing.

Your builds are amazing by the way.

 

Cheers John

 

 

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Hi Mark

 

Thanks for the welcome. I will indeed post the finished Norden pics where you suggested. I will also attempt to post a build log as I did take pictures. It actually took me seven years to build:

2010 started building

2011 - 2016 collecting dust on shelf

2017/2018 now retired and weather not so good so completed

 

Cheers

John

 

 

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Hello John, and a warm welcome to the forum from 'Down Under'.

 

John

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Greetings John,

Welcome. I knew a girl once in Harrogate but that now seems so long ago!

Mike.

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8 hours ago, Jim Rogers said:

HMS Fly! WOW you are jumping right in. Enjoy and welcome aboard

Hi Jim

 

Thanks for the welcome. It is a big jump I know but I just love the look of it. I found a good site that will hopefully help me here: http://hmsfly.com. There doesn't appear to be anything about this model here on MSW unless anyone knows better?

 

John

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8 minutes ago, Johnnyreg said:

Hi Jim

 

Thanks for the welcome. It is a big jump I know but I just love the look of it. I found a good site that will hopefully help me here: http://hmsfly.com. There doesn't appear to be anything about this model here on MSW unless anyone knows better?

 

John

John it is a great model and you’ll enjoy it. 

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On 13/01/2018 at 4:35 AM, Jim Lad said:

Hello John, and a warm welcome to the forum from 'Down Under'.

 

John

Hi John

 

Thanks for the welcome

 

Cheers

John

Edited by Johnnyreg
Got Jim Lad,s first name wrong
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8 hours ago, geoff said:

Welcome to MSW John. All the best, Geoff

Hi Geoff. Thanks for the welcome. John

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6 hours ago, mikeaidanh said:

Greetings John,

Welcome. I knew a girl once in Harrogate but that now seems so long ago!

Mike.

Hi Mike

 

Thanks for the welcome. There are some nice girls in Harrogate, I know I married one of em.

 

John

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To search for kits, go here:  

 

Pick "wooden ship kits"   Under "Fly", you'll find 10 logs listed.    Sadly, the search engine here at MSW needs 4 characters to search on.  It's actually not a bug.

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Hi John

Welcome to the forum from just up the road in Asenby near Thirsk.

 

Happy Building

Nigel

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1 hour ago, NMBROOK said:

Hi John

Welcome to the forum from just up the road in Asenby near Thirsk.

 

Happy Building

Nigel

Hi Nigel.

 

Thanks for the welcome. I used to go fishing on the Swale at Asenby quite a few years ago when river fishing was fashionable. In latter years I used to go fishing at Woodlands Lakes at Carlton Minniot. Not been for about 4 years now. Weather not good at the moment so rather stop in and whittle anyway. 

 

Cheers

John

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1 hour ago, mtaylor said:

To search for kits, go here:  

 

Pick "wooden ship kits"   Under "Fly", you'll find 10 logs listed.    Sadly, the search engine here at MSW needs 4 characters to search on.  It's actually not a bug.

Thanks for that Mark. 

I've saved the PDF doc so now will have it close to hand. Lots of Fly info now so really good news. 

 

Cheers John

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You don't have save the PDF as it gets updated regularly.

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Welcome to MSW, John.

 

Yorkshire is my favourite county. I visit York several times per year,

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12 hours ago, mtaylor said:

You don't have save the PDF as it gets updated regularly.

Thanks for pointing that out Mark. I will use the updated version in future

Cheers

John

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9 hours ago, James H said:

Welcome to MSW, John.

 

Yorkshire is my favourite county. I visit York several times per year,

Hi James

 

Thanks for your welcome. York is nice we visit often too.

 

Cheers

John

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