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  • Birthday 05/09/1947

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  1. rpeteru, hope you did manage to get your mok so now you can drink coffee out of it.

    Been away due to several problems but now back on my built an d closed the hull.

    Sanding and filler is now the actions to be taken until I got a smooth surface for the paint to apply.

    Have a great one there, cheers.

     

  2. Gents I think the expression is "Chateau Carboard"
  3. Querry where did you get the mug? I want one. Being an ex Marine Engineer.
  4. Depending on where you are there is also the chance some individual has use the tree for target practice. Have seen many clips of people milling local timber only to find lead pellets or shot in the felled trunk.
  5. Simply stunning mate gives me thought to finish my Grosser Kurfurst. Picked upa PE set including nets from one of the US Pe manufacturers about 3 years ago. Could not figure out how to do the blocks on the boom ends. Your build log has given me ideas,
  6. A similar parallel can be used for the term that of sacking a city. It does not convey an impressing image. But when you actually see the aftermath it does become sobering. In my case viewing the destruction that the Burmese inflicted on the ancient Thai capital of Ayuthia, 60 miles north of Bangkok
  7. Did many an hour or watch on Admiralty 3 drum boilers. Circa 1967-1974.
  8. Er vossiewulf I do not think the Japanese attacked Darwin in 1904 maybe 1942. The port you should refer to is Port Arthur, i think that was the name of the Russian base on the peninsula.
  9. This sort of artistry is really take your breath away stuff. Can only say Awesome
  10. Love what your doing so far. By the way the way what are those stands you use. Are they Home made or a commercial product? It looks like you can place your hull in any position to be able to work on it.
  11. I concur even though my service was with a different navy, I thank all servicemen who served because they believed in their country's cause. Thank you for your service.
  12. Are any of you aware that you can get Card models of two Australian Paddle steamers, The "Pevensey" and the "Alexander Arbuthnot" Both are in 1"100 scale and available from WORLD OF PAPERSHIPS Tm which is a Dutch publisher. No affiliation just a satisfied customer. The Pevensey will build into a model measuring some 335 mm or about 14 inches long. The other slightly smaller 230 mm. The "Adelaide" is also available. Both my copies were picked up from a Melbourne based Hobby shop. Just hope this post is legal?
  13. A lot of this stuff mentioned also applies to both Copper and Aluminium (Australian Spelling) Both will work harden with repeated bending. Copper does require annealing for it to be made soft, I suppose Al does as well. personally I have not done this.
  14. From the last painting it seems to be very similar to the card model that was used as a demonstration by CC Coyle in his V108 build.

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