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  1. you've done beautiful work hyw! I have been thinking of getting the Ancre book for Gemma for quite a while, so I am really glad to see your build log of her, will be closely following your progress. best of luck on your build!
  2. what a wonderful build, I love steam launches will be following your build with great interest.
  3. This is one that I thought looked interesting. https://www.japan-wooden-model-kits-zootoyz.shop/contents/en-us/d2045761169_Wooden-Museum-Model-Kits-by-Woody-JOE.html
  4. Hi Alfonso, Welcome to MSW you asked: "I am wondering if it's feasible in a any shape or form to do this?" I would say yes, it definitely is, you already have the most important thing to do a successful build, your extreme interest. Now we just have to find the best kit for you to start with. Be sure to start a build log, there is a lot of help available to you here on MSW!
  5. Hi Nika, I just found your build log and am really excited to follow your build, this is fascinating stuff!
  6. I'll be looking forward to following your progress, this kit has always fascinated me.
  7. Always remember to keep the main thing main.
  8. good luck with your build Pete, it will be fun watching your progress, I love big projects like this.
  9. beautiful work Oliver! I will be following your build with great interest.
  10. I plan to scratch build most of this project but would be interested in some of the mini kits if they will be available, particularly the stern lantern, carvings and guns.
  11. Hi Nic, sorry to hear you had to go through that surgery, after I had mine it took me about 2 months to get back to normal so be patient, be sure to walk everyday it helps tremendously in your recovery, don't let yourself sneeze on any account! I sneezed once and it felt like I have been ripped open again. take care, john
  12. Wow! Kevin, I was just looking at your SD-14 build, fantastic, can't wait to see what you do with this trawler! The idea of a cut-a-way model sounds fascinating to me. will be following your progress eagerly. A few years ago I saw a cut-a-way model of the Morgan at the museum in Mystic and fell in love with the idea of it. Am attaching a picture of Mystic's model of the Morgan.
  13. Me too. If we had enough of us within driving distance of each other we could get a club going. I live in the middle of the state east to west, on the southern border, between Gainsville and West Plains. about 2 hours south of Springfield

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