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Jan Blonk

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About Jan Blonk

  • Birthday 09/12/1952

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  • Location
    Nieuwpoort, Holland
  • Interests
    Ship modelling, diorama’s, music,

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  1. Whilst building and weathering the trawler Hemerica, the idea came up to make a slipway to show the model during maintenance. Inspiration was found in the Existing Newlyn (UK) harbour slipway. But as it is on scale 1:25 , and moreover I needed to consider dimensional limitations. So I focussed on the construction of the railways, the slipwaycarriage, and all supports and freely designed the architectural details with an eye on the original, including the position of the winch. Many small details, as well as the workers, are added in stages as new ideas and suggestions just keep comi
  2. The model is built on the plans of the Fishery museum in Concarneau France and represents one of the last French side trailers before these were replaced by the first generation of hecktrawlers. Built in scale 1:25 and representing her during her service life around 1970 for the shipping company Nicot in Concarneau. For the details of my build I have had much support from the staff of the French fishery museum. From the start I adapted the hull construction in order to prepare her for RC sailing. During the build I decided to weather her as realistic as possible and later I al
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