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SIDEWAYS SAM

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  1. Like the cannon carriages. Extras like these turn a kit build into something special. Sam
  2. Why, on every kit I buy, do I have trouble with yard rings ? I like your solution. Also - that rigging is exceptional. Sam
  3. Hi Phil, Good tutorial on the capping rails. Have been using this method on wooden kits ever since a kit instructions told me to edge bend 2 x 12 mm walnut. I cut and scarf joint extra wide strip of the required thickness to follow the rail plan curve then mark the bulwark line and width as your instructions. This approach lets you follow the grain around the bow portions and give a more realistic finish. This is really starting to look good. Keep up the good work. Sam
  4. Thanks for the tutorial on making bases. Your builds are really worth watching. Sam
  5. Hi GP, I agree with vaddoc, this build is fascinating. Started watching mainly out of curiosity about a new building material but staying with it as a very useful tutorial. Enjoyed your Victory build so already familiar with your skills. Keep posting. This is good. Sam
  6. Might give this a go. You make it look interesting. Sam
  7. OK, found the postings and will be following your unique approach with interest. Admire your choice of raw materials. Sam
  8. Will miss your posts on this thread. Will also keep following for when you start up again. Looking for the schooner Hannah post. Good luck with the build. Sam.
  9. Coming along nicely Rowboat. Considering this for my next build so following closely. Agree about the "won't take a minute" job lists getting longer at the moment. Have you tried a little distraction theory ??? Keep safe, Sam
  10. Really coming along. Looking forward to the fire buckets at 1:96 scale. Sam
  11. Happy you are having a good long think about the cannon and carriages. Your build deserves better that the kit supplied pieces. Check out other builds on the forum especially the scratch built logs. Regards, Sam
  12. A good looking build. That standing rigging is superb. Sam
  13. Agree with Chris. Your build quality deserves better than the kit bits supplied. Research first to find appropriate style, size and time slot for cannon to suit this build. Check if iron or wooden wheels are correct also, carriage style. When you have all the relevant information compare with supplied material. If you can alter to be more authentic then alter. If not and, it bugs you, you will have to replace. I agonise over using kit supplied cannon on every build. Usually replace. At a scale of 1:51 they will stand out more. Good luck, Sam
  14. Hi Phil, Good kit bashing at 1/98 scale. The more you fit the better it looks. Keep safe, Sam.
  15. Hi Rowboat, First - That planking is neat. Good job. Like the contrasting colours. Second - Why didn't I think of your method for marking out the gunports. Like most good ideas it's simple and it works. Much simpler than what I usually do. This is turning into a good looking build. Keep safe, Sam.

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