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  1. Aaaand....they are upside-down (check my October comments and numbering of the Left and Right parts). Those longitudinal groves are for forming only and should not be visible. Not a big deal however, on Russian forum some people do it on purpose (they like the effect)
  2. Would it be possible to create additional forum (maybe under "Shore Leave" or directly inside "The Crew's Lounge") where users could test different functionalities? The content could be temporary, eg. automatically deleted after few days. I believe this could be valuable educational tool.
  3. There are more "traps" in this build: 1) markings on B19 are not for beveling, they are guides for gluing L11. And together they form temporary guides for drilling. 2) Waterways should be glued "upside down" (the glue goes on the upper - marked side) 3) Pay close attention to the right and left parts, sometimes they are intermixed on the plates (for example bulwark D2L sits together with R planks and vice-versa).
  4. Not now. The second planking should be glued to the bulkheads only (as far as I remember the instruction manual suggests this) and then you will see if it needs filler.
  5. On amazon marketplace they range from around $6 for "used, acceptable condition" to nice, round $100 (+$4 shipping) for "new"
  6. In Shipyard models the first (of three) layer is just for the strengthening the hull. But fairing of the bulkheads shouldn't hurt...
  7. ModelExpo has it on Phantom page (separate chapters or all-in-one pdf), just scroll down to Description and click second tab (Instruction and Parts List).
  8. Dušek sells both turned brass cannons and a bundle kit+cannons. And it's on sale right now There is also "inside the box" video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBT3_J9oKsA
  9. After some creative googleing I found this album on facebook: Download while it's still there M.
  10. I suppose all the photos disappeared because he was going to publish this log as a book with Shipyard. It's on their website, but I never saw it anywhere else (various online shops show it as "preorder, available from July 2015") http://model-shipyard.com/gb/books/318-bo001-the-lost-quay.html Anyway, here is another build log of this model: http://www.papermodelers.com/forum/ships-watercraft/16865-papegojan-1627-lasercut-1-72-shipyard-models.html And here is "regular" 1:96 log (in Russian, but the photos are universal): http://www.cardarmy.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4532

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