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  • Birthday 01/01/1943

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    Wood Ship Modelling. Tall Ships

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  1. The stern lanterns are constructed and mounted. I used some 0.8mm brass wire for the side brackets. The main supports came with the kit. I painted the lanterns so it looks like candle light in the windows. Next up is to finish the mizzen shrouds and backstays. Vince P.
  2. Finally finished the standing rigging for the mainmast. All that is left are the corner lines for the main course sail. They will be added at the very end of the build. Currently working on the stern lanterns and the lower shrouds and backstays for the mizzen mast. Vince P.
  3. The mizzen mast is completed with all of the running rigging and the poop deck flag pole is installed. The lower shrouds and backstays will be completed later. Next up is to complete the main mast lower shrouds and back stays. Vince P.
  4. The mizzen mast is stepped into the ship and now awaits the standing rigging and the belay of the running rigging. Vince P.
  5. Hi Martin, The latest version of the kit is 2008. If you contact Mantua, or Ages of Sail, they may be able to get you a new set of plans. You can go to the Mantua Help Website (WWW.mantuahelp.com) and download a new instruction manual for free. Also, the drawings for the templates can also be downloaded and you just have to enlarge them to a 1:1 scale. All of the newer plans labeled 2008 are drawn to scale. 1:1 Good luck, Vince
  6. The mizzen mast is completed and is ready to step into the ship. Vince P.
  7. If you run into any specific problems, and I am sure you will with that kit, just shoot me a message and I will try to help you out. Like I said, I have been through all of it. Vince P.
  8. Me too! Mark and I are builders of Euromodel ships. Mark did a fabulous job on his Royal William, and I am still in the process of finishing mine. You are quite correct about Peter Coward (Pirate Pete). He is the man to count on with any and all questions about Euromodel ships. Good luck, Vince P.
  9. Hi Kytara. I completed this model and have a complete build log and a gallery post on this site. The build log goes in to great detail the problems I encountered and how to fix them. Vince P.
  10. The mizzen mast with the crossjack and the lateen yard and sail. Vince P.
  11. I am constructing the mizzen mast, the last one to go. As usual, I will complete it off ship first. Vince P.
  12. Finally finished the foremast. All of the standing and running rigging is complete except for the Course sheet, clew, and tack lines. These will be done at the very end of the build to allow easy access to the sides of the hull for what is left. Next up is to construct the mizzen mast and step it. Then I can finish the main mast rigging. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. A few more months and she will be completed. 🤩 Vince P.

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