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Gimo

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  1. Hi Kikatinalong, as your first build you did an excellent job, I suppose this is the first of two overlapped planking so, make sure that each stripe follows its natural course. I see two stripes moving away from their bulkheads in the aft (due to lateral tension) Try to direct the strips towards the upper part of the stern cheers Gimo
  2. Frank, your decorative stripe is very close to absolute perfection.😉 Cheers Gimo
  3. Hi Frank, with my model built on 2013 I also have no memory of particular mistakes on the plan, but honestly I did not always follow the Instructions. Have a look at my log into the signature, I hope you can find something useful for your good work. Cheers Gimo
  4. End of log. The base was quickly done from a picture frame. The barrels and the anchor were taken from an old kit. Cheers Gimo
  5. Yesterday morning I finally received the Brass-Black. The time for experiments is over. Cheers Gimo.
  6. Hi Mark, I may have used an incorrect phrasing. I've literally fried the guns. Gimo
  7. Blackening. While waiting for "Brass-Black" delivery, I've decided to experiment with the pig-lard. Gimo
  8. Thank you Pete and Mick for the comments. For the Bits and Hatch I've used beech stained with "orange stain" and the result is somewhat similar to the mahogany. Cheers Gimo.

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