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CaptainSteve

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About CaptainSteve

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    Apprentice Wood-Hacker (3rdClass)
  • Birthday 12/19/1965

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    Stand on a street corner ...
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    http://www.est coast of Australia.com ...
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    Inhale deeply ...
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    Shout "CaptainSteve !!!"
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    just as loud as you can.

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    Male
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    Perth, Australia
  • Interests
    Modelling (especially the detail stuff)
    History (especially research into my builds)
    Computing (Pseudo Code is King)
    Martial Arts (1st Dan TOGKA)

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  1. My non-existent sailing experience couldn't give you a definitive answer to your question, Nikiforos, but I do know that others who were building the Bounty launch at the same time that I was did mention adding a bowsprit and jib-sail to their kits. I can only imagine that there would have been many different rigs, depending upon design and usage, among other factors. Cathead opened up a discussion on the matter here, which you may find useful.
  2. Good to see you back, Captain. Been a bit on the unwell side for a bit, but enjoying this community's work once again. Cheers.

  3. Forge onwards, Niki. I believe that you can still turn this into a very acceptable little boat.
  4. In a completely unrelated topic, the price of oil sits at around $65 per barrel.
  5. Thank you for making that clear, Dziadeczek ... I was very confused.
  6. You'll be needing a tiny, tiny vacuum cleaner next, Patrick. (Or a tiny, French maid)
  7. A teeny-tiny model boat inside a teeny-tiny model boat !! What a concept !! So, if Genesis is 1:300, then what's the scale of your gaff-rigged yacht ?? Keep up the great work, Patrick.
  8. Just to tie the count up, I'll vote bow. Over to you, Caroline.
  9. I'd agree with Mark on the two ships from astern ... but I also really like Vossie's first pic.
  10. Those are words that should be reserved for the really good builders here on MSW ... not myself. You are way too kind, Nikiforos. I thank you.
  11. She looks magnificent, Matthias !! I love the mirrored baseboard - great idea.
  12. Nah. Yours looks too good, CH. I think you would have to drop it a couple of times ... mebbe kick it against the wall some.
  13. I just wish to point out that I have never read this thread, nor have I looked at any of the pictures. Whoever "liked" your posts using my log-in is a dirty rat. I'm going to hide now. Possibly in a mountain cabin. Or possibly somewhere else.

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