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  1. thanks for posting this series of photos of you build Javier, your work is just amazing!
  2. looking good Alan, you've done a nice job on the hull
  3. sorry to hear you lost Pickles Kieth I know how much you will miss him. I lost Stevie two years ago and still miss him.
  4. you build the most delightful models, I always enjoy seeing your new creation.
  5. Hi Lon, I just purchased some Mara thread from these folks, it's nice stuff. https://www.wawak.com/Threads/Thread
  6. Hi Kevin, Welcome to MSW! I sent you a pm earlier about the Hyde Street Pier Modelers club. this is a link to their website: https://hspms.org/ and this is a link to the J.Porter Shaw library in Fort Mason. https://www.nps.gov/safr/learn/historyculture/library-collections.htm happy modeling! john
  7. Welcome to MSW from a fellow Missourian. Rattlesnake is a very nice looking model you should enjoy that. If you do make the trip to Boston to see Constitution be sure to go for more than a couple of days, there are so many great museums to see in New England. I did about a two week trip a few years ago and had a blast. Good luck with your Rattlesnake build!
  8. Found this plan for Black Pearl I thought might be of help to you. Staff Note: I removed the image from this post because it appeared to have been an official Disney plan, which is Disney's intellectual property and as such cannot be shared here without permission. You can, though, share a link to the original site source, if of course they, in turn, have legally shared the material. Carry on!
  9. Sounds like an interesting experiment Kurt, be sure to post some pictures of how it works out for you.

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