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  1. In fact, I do not believe in the historical accuracy of many kits. Except for scratch builds, it's a separate category. Even in a popular ship like Wasa, where the original exists today, where there are examples in the museum, different companies produce different Wasa kits. So if you decided to go with the kit, in my opinion it is enough to get close to the historical accuracy without waiting for it to match entirely...
  2. Hi JP, If you do not log in frequently, and if you look to the photos instead of reading all the comments, unfortunately it is inevitable to use false expression as I did... Sorry... It should be: " I'm sorry to hear that you had given up on this production when I am thinking about it; flashy ship, a good choice both as a ship model and as a manufacturer and outstanding work as expected... "
  3. Flashy ship, a good choice both as a ship model and as a manufacturer and outstanding work as expected...
  4. Many thanks... A little progress... Some home made blocks... To Leash the stunsail booms to the yards I chose the shear lashing knot... 🙂
  5. Continuation on stunsail boom irons... Soldering with Cyanoacrylate... 😀
  6. Work on stunsail boom irons... A copper strip is used. Rounded and glued... The small gap between edges is filled with CA and sanded. Will be painted matte black... Yard irons and stunsail irons will be glued to each other with a brass stick also painted matte black...
  7. Hi John, My opinion is that the direction of the wood block may not be correct. Should rotate 180 degrees...
  8. Unfortunately I've just come to realize the great work you've done. Now I have to examine thoroughly from the beginning... Fabulous...
  9. Many thanks Allan, Scott, Kevin and Jim, After your guidance and the information from you I learnt the name stun sail... I learnt also the purpose of this mechanism...
  10. I am in doubt about the position of the reinforcements of the yards. From the plans of the kit it seems they are conjoined to the yards. But from some sources they are separated from the yards at the edges. I want to learn which one is correct.
  11. Thank you Michael, Hamilton, Mark for your kind words and for the visits and likes...

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