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chriswi

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  1. Well, I sorta forgot to take more pictures between the standing rigging and starting to affix the yards but all the yards are attached now. when I started to build this ship I fully intended to put the sails on her but as I get closer to finishing it I have nixed that idea.
  2. Its been while since my last post, I will be taking the build log all the way through the finished ship in the next couple of days. Started shaping the yards and more rat lines.
  3. Started the long road of ratlines last night, they are not in there permanent place yet need to make a few adjustments before gluing them. Also finished up painting and clear coating the three lower yards for the fore, main and mizzen mast.
  4. Thanks snowy, I have seen your Diana and very nice work, you put in a lot of extras that give it a nice touch. Im on my second year building her, my biggest issue living in Phoenix Arizona I lost a lot of build time the first summer, about 5 months lost due to being to hot in my garage. about 125 degrees 😓 but if i go into this summer I should be able to work on it in the house just the rigging left to do.
  5. So, I found out something interesting today about Occre and there new procedure regarding replacement parts. Let me first say that Occre is amazing when it comes to replacement parts and there customer service. I had an issue with 2 of the dowels to be used for the yards on the main and fore mast, they were to warped to use so I put in a replacement request and received my parts but they were sent in Ramin instead of Sappeli, so I emailed Occre of this and asked if I could get the parts in Sappeli, they said that is how they are sending replacement parts now and I needed to stain the new ones
  6. Finally some time to post a couple pics of the Diana. finished up all three lower mast and started the shrouds and also the anchors are just hanging around now, not sure if I want the anchors tied up or just hanging, I kinda like them hanging.
  7. Very nice work on the Endeavor, as per the Heinkel, that's the number one reason I quit flying RC after 40+ years, I got tired of watching my airplanes auger in.😫
  8. Welcome, Great start on the Terror, Looking forward to this build. This ship is on my bucket list after watching the Terror series on TV last year. I think you will be very happy with the Occre kit, there customer service is awesome.
  9. Thanks Frank, looking forward to the weather to cool off enough so I can move back out into the garage, easier to get more done out there.
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