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  1. Thanks for the elaborate answer and compliment Peter, and everybody tnx for the likes. Good point on the tightness of the lanyards/shrouds. I'm making a mental note in my head for the next time i'm going trough that process. With building a model there are often questions about authenticity or just good looking for the modeller.
  2. Next step is knotting the ratlines. Caldercraft supplied for this 0.10 naturel thread that need to be stained black when it's knotted against the lower shrouds. Why they didn't supplied black thread in the first place? I don't know. Or is it mean't to be more authentic? Because they tarred it maybe? 🤔
  3. The lower shrouds are finally done. After retrying a few times i'm happy how it turned out 🙂 The lanyards could a bit tighter, but it's not to bad in my opinion for now.
  4. Tnx! I will try first the printed method...and if that don't work...maybe the Woodland decals will work
  5. Tnx! Yes the solution that Y.T. used looks like a good alternative. I'm going to experiment with that. I wouldn't trust myself yet to paint the letters directly on to the ship 🤪
  6. Hello everyone! Not sure if it's the right subforum to post this question. But i'm look for dry-rub transfer letters, and the Letraset 5mm Times new roman gold are looking real good for the job. I'm working on the Pickle kit from Caldercraft and the photo etched letters that are supplied with the kit are horrible. I saw with other builds on the forum that they use the Letraset letters. But the problem is that I could not find them on the web? Does someone know an adress?
  7. I wasn't happy with how the knots of the lanyards turned out. It was to sloppy and it irritated me. I had already knotted about 6 of them but cut everything loose. And searched how it could be done better and neater. I took a look in the practicum of the Syren from Chuck Passaro. He uses the cow hitch, or lark knot for that. With a lot of practice it became this, which i'm very happy with. Way more neater then the first effort!
  8. Tnx Lazy Saint! Do you always make new diluted glue for the knots when you need it? Or do you make it once and store it somehow?
  9. Not the most pretty knot...but we all need to start somewhere 😁
  10. glued and pinned the channels in place...they ain't moving anywhere anymore😎 Lighting is not great at the moment to make pictures...sorry for that!

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