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About Elijah

  • Birthday August 12

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    Ship building, reading, and playing the cello.

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    Elijah Jennison

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  1. Nice start to your Phantom! Yeah, I found the solid hull very annoying to work with quite frequently, and the templates provided didn't correspond to the plans. I'm still not in the mood to build another solid hull model in the near future... She's looking good though, nice work.
  2. Thank you EJ and Mike! I'm sure there will be even more mistakes to hide along the way... I'm using Syren rigging line, which is the best kind I know of, thanks Chuck.
  3. I have turned the spars using an electric drill and sandpaper, and I think they have turned out decently. I actually broke one, and had to fix it. Can you spot the repair? I've also begun rigging the cannons, which I'm doing off of the model before fixing them on. Until next time,
  4. A little early perhaps, but just curious, will she be rigged? Nice start JP, I hope to keep up
  5. Looks nice Bob! I've seen this black monofilament line idea around, it looks good. Where do you get yours?

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