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  1. On 2/23/2019 at 2:18 AM, RMC said:

    The guns are now rigged with the exception of the traversing tackle which is causing problems.  Essentially the blocks supplied are too large.  My intention was to hook the blocks onto the guns and to the rings mounted on eyelets on the deck - consistent with that shown in the Anatomy of a Ship.  This turns out to leave very little distance between the blocks.  The whole thing looks rather odd and out of scale.  Fortunately the eyelets shown in the photos are dry-fitted, so I may ditch the rings and lash the blocks directly to the eyelets.  I will leave the blocks on the guns attached by hooks.  All of this should provide a slightly larger and more acceptable gap between the blocks, and I hope, look a little more realistic.  Comments are welcome.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    I'll show my way of rigging guns. It seems to me that the coils of the ropes look more realistic. In general, I really like your Granado. Very good work.

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  2. Hi, SpyGlass! Greetings from Sevastopol, in this city was the naval base of the Phoenix))

     Phoenix is a very good kit, I'm also building it now. I want to say, when grinding, you need to grind off about half the thickness of the first planking. In another case, the second planks may not be installed precisely enough, as I did - the length of the planks was not enough.  I was very upset((

    Unfortunately, there is no reserve in the length of the second planks.

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    In the bow, everything fits perfectly.

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