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About Rach10199

  • Birthday 08/27/1971

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    Loma Linda, CA
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    I have always been a miniature enthusiast. I am happiest when I am creating something I’ve never made before, especially something scratch-built. I’ve worked with many different materials but wood is my go-to.

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  1. This really turned out looking great! I’m building one myself but finding the instructions quite lacking in actual instruction haha. Were the instructions you used very detailed?
  2. Hi Nazir, Just wondering if you ever got that pdf file on the rigging for the Albatros? If so, I would love to see it!
  3. It's been a few days and I'm patiently waiting for my walnut planking strips to arrive 🙄. In the meantime, the keel clamp I ordered did arrive so I made a base for it as it came w/o one. I also put together the little life boat that came with my kit. I glued all of the layers together and applied a sealer to the whole thing after sanding the hull. I then applied a coat of white acrylic, sanded, more acrylic, sanded a tiny bit more but not much then more acrylic. After it dried I applied a coat of polyurethane semi-gloss. Honestly this little boat was the best part of the
  4. I've removed the flimsy balsa planks and MUCH attention was repaid to fairing the hull more on the advice of @GuntherMT (thank you!) It's almost where I want it to be so the sanding continues..
  5. Hello andrew2! I, too, am a newcomer here. You will come to discover, as I have, the people here are insanely knowledgeable in this area of modeling and are super helpful. I have had such a great experience thus far! Have fun above all else 😄
  6. I use these sticks frequently for use in my other miniature projects. What a great idea as planking!
  7. This is, well, outstanding👍 That adjective seems too weak for an achievement of this magnitude. Gorgeous details down to the last "bootstrap". 🤩
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