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Tim Murphy

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About Tim Murphy

  • Birthday 03/06/1950

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    dd743@icloud.com

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Beverly, Ma.
  • Interests
    Member Constitiution Guild (USSCMG) & Merrirmack Valley Ship Model Club (MVSMC), also the NRG
    Any type of Ship Model. Like Destroyers best of all.

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  1. Just for general information. Chuck’s videos can be downloaded from YouTube. They are very good. Tim
  2. Thank You Chuck! This is the best thing that you could have done. I think that sight helps us better than words. Tim
  3. I ordered the cherry set because I may want to use a mix of the woods. Planking to be yellow cedar. The deck to be basswood, and trim tobe cherry. Just a idea that I have.
  4. Chuck, Thank You very much for doing this. This helps all of models like my self ( little talent) but love Ship models. Tim
  5. Just started my assembly of the stem. Info is pretty clear. Put the stem together gives me a better idea how large this model will be. Wow!
  6. Ab, Please check the You tube videos that Tom Laurie has done on Silk span sails. He has 3 videos that are very helpful. Also My wife a I were in Amsterdam two years ago. I loved the Rix and the ship gallery. Thank You for what you have done for our Hobby. Sincerely, Tim Murphy
  7. If you want current photos of the stern I could take them and send them to you. Tim
  8. The parts have come and they look great. Chuck, Any idea when you might see the frame sets from Blue Jacket? Tim
  9. I thought the same thing, but that’s not the case. Take a good metal ruler and place it on the group of small square blocks. You will notice that each block is 1/4”. That’s your scale. Tim Murphy
  10. I have two of the three parts on order. Can not wait for you to restock the frame set.
  11. Constitution has been restored to Her 1815 appearance. This is based on Her last drydock period which was 2015 to 2017. Tim
  12. Chuck, I have joined the group an have access to the plans. Can I down load the four pages on to a memory stick and take it to staples and get correct size plans? What do I tell them for a correct ratio? Sorry, I feel really dumb about how to do this. Thank’s Tim
  13. Have you used the Anatomy of the Ship (USS Constitution). It can be a great reference, especially on the rigging and other ship work. Tim

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