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About VonHoldinghausen

  • Birthday 03/11/1967

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    Linköping Sweden

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  1. Welcome! (Välkommen ;) This is as you said yourself a very nice and friendly place to hang out. Best ever I would say. The amount of help you can get here is just fantastic. I suggest you start with the Santa Maria, as she has much less rigging than all the others (appart from the Snowberry which is a totally different beast from all the others, almost no rigging but very detailed). Cheers!
  2. Telegraph Road - Dire Straits
  3. The Birthday Party - Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
  4. In Sweden we say: "There are no stupid questions, only stupid answers". Dont know if that one is international? Cheers
  5. On FleaBay they seem to be sold BY Master Korabel...
  6. Seems to be a little manufacturer sold by Master Korabel... Might be ok...But Im no expert on this Kind regards
  7. Welcome on board :) You will love this place. Lycka till ;)
  8. Looking wonderful :) Instructions only in spanish? Thanks for sharing this! Cheers
  9. Welcome to heaven! I am also in Linköping :) Have the same background as you I would say. ie: Im a returning modeller. Cheers!
  10. Hi there Good luck with your new project Patience is the first thing you need. That can not be bought though I would say a bender could be nice to have, but you can come a long way with simply a small steel ruler and a razor blade for bending PE. Remember it should always be done on a hard surface, like maybe a tile or a small piece of glass. CA works fine. Another option is the acrylic Hobby glue from Gator Grip. It is a bit more forgiving and gives more time for placing/building your PE parts. Bigger PE parts can be placed with tiny amounts of CA to hold it in place, and then glued more solidly in place with for example the above mentioned glue. Any sharp hobbyknife would be ok, as long as the blade is small. There are special PE cutters, but I would say you can come a long way with simply a knife. Remember cutting PE should also be made on a hard surface (to awoid unwanted bending). Cheers!
  11. Wonderful idea :) Love it. Is this the 1/350 or the 1/200? Cant really tell from the pictures... Kind regards
  12. One thing is for sure...about 300 days in the atlantic will for sure take its toll on her underwater body. Some wathering there would be correct I would say. Other than that, not much. As a side note though: I am quite sure I read somewhere that only her port side was specially touched up before departure from Southampton. Maybe some faint, tiny rusty spots on her starboard side could be correct :) 300 days in that environment would be slightly seen I would say... Cheers!
  13. I guess the number on the back of it might be the interesting one....maybe :) Cheers

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