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svein erik

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  1. congratulations, beauteful model and outstanding work as always😊 svein erik
  2. thats looking grait.... am also inn for the winni i dont know when , so chuck have some parts stasj away 😉 svein-erik
  3. still hear😉 i wil soon continue the planking job so i can finish of the stern, i week ore to😉 svein erik
  4. hi, i have discover that using graphite pensel for caulking on basswood its going to be dirty, but when i used on the yellow sedar it dossent stick on the wood as basswood! The wood makes a different! svein erik
  5. hi Roger wel... i was back and farword of wat to use so i desided to use tape.. its a tape used for snails 😊
  6. thanks for likes and coments. finish... most of one side of the hull (some more detalj needed later) for now its a big bling bling but when the paint etc is coming on i think is going to be different😉 so thanks for now and here is some photos... svein erik
  7. am angry... why dos any by the chinese pirated crap... and most of all why cant it be stopped.... cut the fibre cable from china!!! hummmm.. maby they have pirated another one to use if its been cut 😲 svein erik
  8. your rattlines looks wonderful... in the scale we work with notting is 100% so when i come to the point to do my rattlines i hope i can do 50% .. love your work and skills and you sett the precidence for modeling! svein erik
  9. Testing some copper foil for simulateing the steel hull plates, I also simulere the rivits from the back of the teip/foil you can jugde for your self...😊 Svein.erik
  10. tanks for likes! and some more update , am about to get the hull over spryed with some paint before i get to the task of the simulated hull plating. a the model is beginning to look like a ship.. LOL😊( propell on the photo is not for this model.. am using smaller with 4 blades ) svein erik
  11. hi keith, wel.... i dont think so the hull has some strength filler over the balsa, wen dunn it wil get some primer on to get more strenght before the copper, i have also tested the soft copper and the sheet i have is way to thick (007) it has to be thinner 002/003 so i may have to get back using tape.. (snaile tape ... its copper and its 4cm wide and 5 m long)
  12. yust resive a test sheet of soft copper to make all the steel plates for the pequot hull, am going to make some plates so i can see how it work with the rivitts and the thickness . this sheet is 007 thick .... this copper has been burned so it can be bendt in any way you want! svein erik
  13. thanks for the likes moving farword , the bulwalk is glued on and am now shaping the hull with some filler , when am happy with the result, i wil mark /lining off the hull for the steel plating of the hull. the bow keel is my nex task .... so next time i think the hull is ready for some plates... svein erik
  14. thanks for the coments and likes, a bit more work has bin dunn, the wire for lightig is install, i block up the hull and sanded it to shape/faired.... dusting... dusting...😲 The false dekk is glued on also but need to be sanded a bit on the edge around the hull. propell shaft need to go in /the hole has to be drilled out . the next task is to make the bulwark/rail, the keel has to get glued on, so after all this the hull is going to have some layers of filler so it can be smoot before the steel plating task! svein erik
  15. hi Roger wel ..... i do not even now yet... i feal like thomas Edison , there is 20.000 thousand wrong right way to do this but only one wil work.... i wil test this when i have the soft copper roll😉 svein erik

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