Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About reilly

  • Birthday November 20

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    Northern New Jersey
  • Interests
    Credit management, family, shore/ocean, history/reading, enjoying life with every waking moment

Recent Profile Visitors

803 profile views
  1. Chris

    Please consider 1/48 scale in your future endeavors. We are all aware of the size constraints but the scale allows for such detail and always make beautiful displays given space constraints.



  2. So nice to hear from you again Chris. That's a very interesting selection of ship types that you are planning. Wouldn't that cutter or that 5th rate look magnificent in 1/48th scale? Just a thought.

  3. Hi Dave:


    Go to the home page of this forum and view the sponsors list. You will find Chuck's company listed as Syren Ship Model Company. It's a great site.



    1. Dave B

      Dave B

      Thank you Bob!  I just received my first order from them and it all looks great.  Lots of blocks and line for my Niagara.  Almost done assembling my Servomatic... looking forward to using it.  Thanks again,


  4. Hi Erik: I believe that they are called Jacobs Ladders and were often used on a variety of wooden ships.
  5. Love this model and all the after market items
  6. A very beautiful version of this Panart kit. Very well done.
  7. Beautiful version of this fine model. I never tire of viewing your pictures. Bob
  8. These revenue cutters are beautiful and so is your craftsmanship. Execellent work.
  9. Hi Chuck...I've been checking your website daily for news of this project. A cutter at 1/48 scale...perfect...can't wait. Bob
  10. I love these small 1/48 scale boat projects. I wish Admiralty Models still made the 18' cutter plug. Just makes things easier. I'm pulling up a chair.
  11. Hi Richard: I noticed that you mentioned the possibility of "hull work" on you AL Dallas. I have this same unbuilt model packed away in storage, moving into my new house soon, and the hull aways looked too shallow to me. I have looked at some reference material over the years, including Howard Chapelle and others and I have always believed that the hull should be more "v" shaped or deeper for a revenue cutter of this time frame. I'll look into this further for you once I get settled. Bob

About us

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research

SSL Secured

Your security is important for us so this Website is SSL-Secured

NRG Mailing Address

Nautical Research Guild
237 South Lincoln Street
Westmont IL, 60559-1917

About the NRG

If you enjoy building ship models that are historically accurate as well as beautiful, then The Nautical Research Guild (NRG) is just right for you.

The Guild is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to “Advance Ship Modeling Through Research”. We provide support to our members in their efforts to raise the quality of their model ships.

The Nautical Research Guild has published our world-renowned quarterly magazine, The Nautical Research Journal, since 1955. The pages of the Journal are full of articles by accomplished ship modelers who show you how they create those exquisite details on their models, and by maritime historians who show you the correct details to build. The Journal is available in both print and digital editions. Go to the NRG web site (www.thenrg.org) to download a complimentary digital copy of the Journal. The NRG also publishes plan sets, books and compilations of back issues of the Journal and the former Ships in Scale and Model Ship Builder magazines.

Our Emblem

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research
  • Create New...