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Jim Rogers

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About Jim Rogers

  • Birthday 09/03/1950

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  • Location
    Bremerton, WA, USA
  • Interests
    Scuba Diving, Underwater Photography, Wood Working, Model building

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  1. I always do all my standing rigging before adding yards and sails.
  2. It is going to be a beauty. Can’t wait. Is that figurehead, a work of art, going to be included in the kit?
  3. Lighting. You need excellent lighting and a vintage stereo setup.😎
  4. “The Trumpeter kit is an enlargement of the Revell kit and all mistakes of the original Revell kit have been carried over to the Trumpeter model. “ sounds pirated and then enlarged...Just sayin’
  5. The bolster on the Medway Longboat is on the outboard of the Bow and this one is on the inboard. Wonder why?
  6. I use a steam cleaner and a form. The form is made by tracing the deck shape onto a piece of 3/4 ply and cutting it out. I then attach the forward end of several planks to the form using a spring clamp, hit it with steam and bend it holding it in place with additional clamps. I then steam the whole thing again. All in all the steaming process takes under a minute. You can either dry it with a hair dryer, heat gun or do what I do and just let it dry naturally. Easy peasy.
  7. I think you interior looks great. I would stain it and put some wipe on poly on it. Once you paint the exterior hull it will look just fine. I bought a small steam cleaner on Amazon for $30 that I use for steaming wood.

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