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About Ronko

  • Birthday 10/24/1960

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    Boyne City, Michigan
  1. Back building models after a 30 year hiatus. Kits have come a loooong way since the die cut balsa wood airplane models I used to build with my dad on Saturday mornings many moons ago. Bought my first ship kit (CSS Alabama - Mamoli) recently and promptly botched it so badly I scraped it and bought another (Syren Brig by Model Shipways). I have done much research and reading which led me to this site. I greatly enjoy following the ship building logs. This time around, I'm taking my time with the build. Ronko

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If you enjoy building ship models that are historically accurate as well as beautiful, then The Nautical Research Guild (NRG) is just right for you.

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