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      An Incentive to Start A Build Log - New Plan Set from the NRG   03/17/2018

      An Incentive for Starting a Build Log

      The NRG’s Generic East Coast Oyster Sharpie plan sets have been selling out – we had to reorder prints 2X already.

      BUT nobody has started a build log yet.  As an incentive we have decided to reward the first three (3) MSW / NRG members who purchase the plans and start and continue* actual build logs** from the plans. 

      The build logs should be started in the scratch built forum and labeled with Generic Sharpie – by “your ID”.  When we have six or more build logs up and running we will set up a group build area for the Generic Sharpie build logs.

      The winners will be able to pick any one of the prizes listed below:

      Free registration for one day at 2018 or 2019 NRG Conference                  ($145 value)

      Shop Notes 1 and 2 set                                                                         ($60 value)

      Nautical Research Journal – all content set                                              ($145 value)

      4 CD's or 1 flash drive         

      Continental Galley Washington Plan set                                                    ($65 value)

      1 year NRG membership or extension                                                      ($50 - $62 value)

      THE RULES

       

      *“Continue” means that multiple posts containing build log content must be made for a minimum of 30 days after the initial post.  Logs will be tracked by starting date and the first 3 that have continued for 30 days following their initial post will be declared the winners.

      **Note the words “actual build logs” – no fair showing a few pieces of wood and going no further just to win. 

       

      The NRG has a new set of plans available for purchase with a free 200+ page full-color monograph .  Check the NAUTICAL RESEARCH GUILD NEWS forum below for details.  This plan set is developed for the first time scratch builder with limited tools and experience.  All materials are standard strip stock available from hobby wood suppliers.  However, it is also a great project for the more experienced builder looking for a smaller project to take a break from the bigger builds.  Remember MSW Members who provide us their real name are considered members for the discounted price.  An email or call to the office before you order with your real name and MSW user name before you order is needed for the discount code.

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Its that time again.

 

36th Annual Northeast Clubs Conference for 2018

 

 

It will once again be held at the Port N Starboard Convention Center at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut on April 28th 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

 

This year the Ship Model Society of New Jersey will be hosting the event. Early registration before March 15th 2017 is $35 per person, before April 22nd 2017 $40 per person and $45 per person after April 22nd or at the door of the event. As before, if you would like to exhibit a model, you’ll need to register for the Conference. Set-up for the exhibit area will start at 8:15 AM. Registration includes breakfast, buffet lunch and dessert!  Previous members of MSW who attended are shown below!!!

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There will be a luncheon speaker and I will let you know about those details really soon!!

 

There will be demonstrations of modeling techniques and procedures. Enjoy over 100 museum quality ship models. Vote for the best! There is the annual Peoples choice award.   Where everyone gets to vote for their favorite model.  Be sure to enter your model.

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In addition there is the Jim Roberts craftsman award.  A group of judges, one from each club, will be awarding the top model based on certain criteria.  Its very different than the Peoples choice which is not based on any criteria and is more fun and casual.  But the Jim Roberts award is judged based on criteria that exemplifies craftsmanship and accuracy. Jim Roberts award judging criteria and entry requirements are also attached. Everyone should enter their models in both.  They are both a lot of fun.

 

Schmooze with the craftsmen, artists, and friends, old and new. Browse vendor booths with maritime and modeling books, kits, and tools. Watch demonstrations of building techniques and tips.

 

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Attached is a PDF file for the registration. Again watch this space for more info and hope to see you all there! :)

 

I had a vision that Ryland might even bring a completed long boat to display ;)

 

 

2108 Joint Clubs Registration Form.pdf

Jim Roberts Award Entry Requirements.pdf

Jim Roberts Award Judging Criteria.pdf

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We will be holding a raffle and have many door prizes.  This years raffle will be for a brand new Byrnes saw.  If you are in the market for one, definitely make a day of it and buy a bunch of raffle tickets.  Winner must be present.....drive home with it that afternoon and be cutting your own wood by nightfall!!!!:D:D

 

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4 hours ago, Chuck said:

We will be holding a raffle and have many door prizes.  This years raffle will be for a brand new Byrnes saw.  If you are in the market for one, definitely make a day of it and buy a bunch of raffle tickets.  Winner must be present.....drive home with it that afternoon and be cutting your own wood by nightfall!!!!:D:D

 

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Wow, I planned on going anyway but now it is a no brainer!

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On 1/20/2018 at 6:46 PM, Chuck said:

I had a vision that Ryland might even bring a completed long boat to display ;)

 

2108 Joint Clubs Registration Form.pdf

 

The pressure is on.  I will have to take a break from my honey-do list and get back to working on my Longboat.  It will be completed in time for me to bring it to the Conference.  I have been coming to the Conference since 2010 and I am looking forward to this one.  It will be great to see everyone.

 

Here are links to prior Conferences that contain many pictures of the ship models on display: 20172016201520142013

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Just a quick note about the conference....

 

I am very pleased to announce that our featured speaker for the conference will be Steve Wheeler.  Steve is a very accomplished model builder and just about the nicest guy you would ever have the pleasure of meeting.  I have known Steve for some time now, and his attention to detail on his models is as good as it gets.  Steve will be presenting an examination of modelling a lapstrake hull.  As you can see from the photos,  he seems to have a masterful grasp on that topic.  Here is some eye candy for you!!!!:P

 

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Chuck

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Good evening All,

 

Preparations are under way for a great conference.  Registrations are coming in.  The cost is $35 until March 15.  After that it is $40.  Come and have a great time with vendors, models, roundtables, raffles and a great speaker.

 

Tom

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Greetings,

 

Beware the Ides of March!  That's because after March 15 the registration goes up from $35 to $40.  It's shaping up to be a great conference.  Hope to see you there.

 

Tom

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Just a quick note...if you are planning on attending, time is running out!!!  Register soon.

There are going to be some very fine models displayed this year.  Its not something you want to miss.  :)

 

I (Syren) will be there as a vendor along with several others.  We have a maritime and ship model book seller who has old and new books available by the hundreds....we have two or three vendors selling kits of all sorts.  We have Bluejacket as a vendor.....we even have a model train vendor.  There will be all kinds of wood available for purchase as well.   The list goes on and on.  

 

And dont forget the auction for the Byrnes saw.  Winner must be present to drive home with a brand new shiny saw!!!

 

Dont you want to examine this model close up!!!!

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Chuck

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The 36th annual Joint Clubs Conference and Show will be held this Saturday, April 28 at the Port N Starboard Banquet and Conference Center at Ocean Beach Park in New London Connecticut from  9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The host Club this year will be the Ship Model Society of New Jersey.  They have planned a super event and will also be holding a raffle for a Byrnes' Saw. You can register at the door for the Conference or pay a small general admission fee to see the large display of ship models and shop the vendors that will be on hand.  Each year this show continues to grow and this one should be the best yet.

 

I hope to see you there.  You will not be disappointed.

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Ryland:

I will see you there - will be manning a NRG vendor table.  Steve Wheeler, Bob Filipowski and I are coming together.  This event has been on our bucket list.

Kurt

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