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  1. This was my first experience with model boat building . I randomly choose this model and got addicted !!. It took my 4 months and the did the Lady Nelson. So here is my journey along the way. Current Build: BlueNose II - Artesenia Latina Previous Builds: HMAV Bounty 1787 - Amati; Lady Nelson - Victory Models. Next build : Amerigo Vespucci 1:84 - Panart
  2. My current build in progress after having done the Amati Bounty. I thought I would try something different and perhaps easier before my next biggy... the Amerigo Vespucci. Deck Planking Completed Some good progress made : Now Ready for the sails: Previous Build: Amati Bounty 1787. Victory Models - Lady Nelson; Artesenia Latina - Virginia 1819
  3. I decided to add my build log of the AMATI - Bounty 1787 which was my 3rd Build. I jumped from the Lady Nelson to the Bounty and it was tough at times due to lack of instructions that I assumed would be there. I suppose going from a level 2 type kit to a level 4 means that you don't always need the instructions as detailed and that you would already know what to do. Anyway with help from the build logs on NRG and Donny at Ships of Scale, I persevered thru it and about year later happy to have it completed and shown proudly in my entrance hall. Current Build: BlueNose II by Artesenia Latina Previous Builds: Lady Nelson 1:64 - Victory Model Previous Builds: Virginia 1819 1:41 -Artesenia Latina Next Build : Amerigo Vespucci 1:84 - Panart Dry fitting the keel. This re-enforcing needs lots of sanding. Start of Deck Planking Using Balsa wood to round out the bow. Planking starting to take shape Completed First Planking Added Deck and Trim. Completed 2nd Planking and start of waterline and . Lo Deck Filling out. Looking good at this point. Stern Naming Finally Completed. I did not add sails or furled sails which I was considering.
  4. How did you furl the signs?

    1. scott larkins

      scott larkins

      Sorry for the delayed response.  It's been a long while since I did that.  I found some instructions on this site about furled sails.

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