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  1. Hello, Of course I have been following your construction report since the beginning. There were also a lot of things I took over.👍 It would be a pleasure for me if you would take over some of my ideas. The rigging is already a difficult task. After I removed the old one like it was so smeared with glue, I am making very slow progress. The most important thing for me is not to use any glue at all. But this is not so easy as it is a very tricky job. You always have to sew the thread back. Sometimes you need several different needles and especially four hands.☺️ But it's fun and I'll keep at it and continue to follow other construction reports. Helli
  2. Hello, Congratulations! A wonderful model. Will now probably get a place of honour! Helli
  3. Hello, For the shrouds on the mast I use a simple takling and for the deadeyes I use a seizing I can recommend two books. In my opinion, these are great works I hope I helped you with that. Helli
  4. Hello, Great!!! I will definitely follow up on the report. I'm looking forward to it. Helli
  5. Hello, Now I have a small update again. I have now finished the futtock stave and the futtock shrouds on the foremast. I decided to use the alternative method according to the book "The Anatomy of Nelson's Ship". Then I continued with the fore topmast shrouds. I made myself a helpstay so that I can adjust the tension of the shrouds before the shrouds are ready. It is quite tedious and progresses only slowly. But I'll keep you posted on the progress. Helli
  6. Hello, First of all, thanks for the likes and comments. Clearway No actually it did not hurt because I did not like the result. Of course it's not perfect now either. When I see other projects here in the forum I can only marvel and try to orientate myself on this level. But in the end I must like the result. I think if I want to build scale, such a project is primarily about building and then the result should be as you imagine it. Helli
  7. Hello, Again a little further. I've got all the stays in place. Here fore preventer stay and fore stay with snaking Here main preventer stay and main stay with snaking And here mizzen stay Helli
  8. Hi, Now i am finished with the shrouds at the lower masts. I have mounted an auxiliary stay, because otherwise the mast would be pulled too much backwards when setting the shrouds. This would have the consequence that when the stay is mounted the front shrouds would be looser than the rear ones and when the deadeyes are tightened the deadeyes would be at different heights. Cheers Helli
  9. Hello, Got a little further now. I think it was right to remove the old rigging. Compared to the new one. Now I make all shrouds on the lower masts and then I work my way up. I will report further. Helli
  10. Hello, Will gladly follow the construction report Helli
  11. Hello, Now I have finished rigging the bowsprit. I left all the ropes open so that I can tighten everything at the end. With the shrouds I have now also started. I made the wooden rail so that I can get the deadeye all in one height. I have seen it in a forum and find it a very good idea. So that's it again. Helli
  12. Hi, After i was satisfied with the samples i began with the new rigging. The first work i do was served the shrouds The lashings are complete without glue. Then i rigged the bowsprit and made the foot rope on the spritsail yard That's all for now. I will report on progress Helli
  13. Hi, Thank you so much! Got it! There is no reliable information, therefore human understanding is used. Helli
  14. Hi, I have a few hundred photos of the original in Portsmouth and also some books, including "The anatomy of Nelson`s Ship, Mondfeld ect. But alternative designs are suggested for many things. e.g .: Page 229 Page 230 This is then called "artistic freedom" But how it is "right" is not clear. Helli
  15. Hello, I have a question. On the HMS Victory which shrouds are served? Only the first fore shroud, here i`m shure or the first fore topmast shroud and all fore topmast futtock shrouds. I can`t find any information how is correctly Cheers Helli

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