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Ainars Apalais

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  1. Hi When I started this project, I was most afraid how i will make brass Gangway brackets. I had never really worked with brass and don't have any experience with soldering. After many attempts its looks quite good/for me:)/ When the brakets are installed
  2. Thanks guys for comments. Only i had so imagined that I would finish it much quicker. But there is so much more to be done.
  3. Thanks Gabek. I look at your project sometimes also. And I wonder how it can be done on such a small scale.
  4. Thanks mate. But I'm finally Decide going to order it from the United States. I know that it will be a little more expensive. But losing a few extra pounds not will be end of the world:) In any case once again Thank you.
  5. Thanks Christian This book also for my recommended Tony. But I can't to find it this book in the uk:( But I guess I have no choice. And I have to order it from the US. Simple it is a bit expensive shipping +tax. In any case I should look in Sea Watch books ?
  6. Thanks Mtaylor for the reply. I just looking for example more information about pump room measurements. Of course I can also copy other build models. That I think are going to do. Because I can not find it in full-build plans:( Of course A good option would be a kind of reference book. Maybe you can recommend something...
  7. Hi. I add a little progress from my model. I glued the first top plank to hold together all frames. And cuts off all frames in the right-size. And only then start sanding inside of hull. Step by step I stars planking. First planks I made a slightly curved. To keep straight part in bottom of inside hull. As well pre drill holes in keelson for hold pillar. Next I made a couple of clams for planking. To make future work easier. It works pretty well. Cut out limber board in right shape. And cut it by small parts. Then folded again all together and drill holes between. By individual pieces I glued it In place. I leave only place for pump room. It's all for the moment. I hope so will have more free time to keep going.:) Ainars
  8. Hello all again. Still I wanted to ask. When I look at the other cross section models. There is also the added middle mast. As an example ChadB. For me it seems a great idea. But where could I find more details? Of the mast and the "walls" around him. Part can be understood from the full-Build drawings. But if it were possible that maybe someone can suggest something.
  9. Thanks Tony. But the time I did choose the easiest way:). I'm afraid all make it even more complicated. In any case once again thank you for the recommended book.

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