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cotrecerf

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About cotrecerf

  • Birthday 01/13/1954

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    Western Wood/Germany
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    ship modelling from scratch, photography, painting, translating poems, languages, travelling, hiking, sailing,

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  1. and again, I'm full of admiration. and I see how much there is for me to learn yet.
  2. Here is my long time build (> 10 years) . I'm going to pick up work on her by the end of this year. Basically its's my first ever scratch build after initial two kit models. Still a lot to do, but I enjoy very much thus being compelled to learn lots of new technologies and skills, materials and manufacturing know-how. With the support of this Forum I'am sure to come up with a nice model some day. 😉
  3. Thank you ever so much, Valeriy for your quick answer. They look so perfect. I've seen some half cowls made from brass sheet embossed by hand in a negative wooden die. Electro-forming is undoutedly much more precise. Congratulations
  4. Thanks Chris for your putting my question into an understandable technical expression. Yes, electro-forming is what i wanted to say. Thanks Valeriy for confirming. I would appreciate very much a description of your technology, if your time allows.
  5. Dear Valeriy, absolutely stunning work! How did you make the cowls of the ventilation shafts, by electro-galvanzed building-up fall-out? They look so much better than punched half-cowls brazed together.
  6. Hello Valeriy, wow, fantastic work! Varyag is of the same period and style as a future project I am planning to build: German Gun Boat Iltis II stationary of Tsing Tau in 1900. Looking forward to learning of the progress of your Cruiser. Joachim
  7. Hello Captain Hook, I made a compilation of gun sizes ( Armstrong Frederick-Design ) of 1760. Dimensions in Imperial and conversion into metric. Some details of carriages ( also in German language) from various sources as well. All in a xls sheet. I will try to turn the 3 -pounders on my small Unimat-3 lathe. I'll inform about results later. I'm working on Af Chapman English cutter. Armstrong-Frederick Cannons Umrechnungen.xlsx
  8. Hello to all of you from the beautiful area of the Western Wood in the State of Rhineland-Palatine in Germany, I'm happy to be a new member of MSW and this most interesting forum. I very much appreciate the profound historical knowledge and technical Know-how displayed here in the Forum. I am mainly interested in historic ship building of the 18th century in Europe and the US.
  9. hello to all and I'am happy to be a member of this most interesting forum

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