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About CPS_skybolt

  • Birthday 07/15/1935

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    Boise Idaho
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    Old sailing ships, scratch building scale RC airplanes from drawings, painting fish blanks, KOI keeper, cardstock modeling and Z guage model railroading.

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  1. I made a case for the model. I made hammocks for the hammock nets. I added 1/96 scale white metal sailors. This BlueJacket kit has been fun. Thank you all for your encouragement and kind words. Bob
  2. Finished. I started the kit on August the 2nd this year. I will make a case for the model. I need to make the hammocks for the hammock nets but that is not part of the kit. Thank you all for your kind remarks and thumbs up. Bob
  3. Everything went fast in the rigging. Short a few correct size blocks so used closest thing . Next will be the anchors and boats. I have enjoyed this kit. Showed the ship to my wife and she said no sails and don't give it away. Bob
  4. Most kind of you Tim. I just finished the shrouds. Next are the stays.
  5. Thanks Tim. I am 83 and to shaky to paint details such as straight lines. Bob

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