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Found 10 results

  1. I want to put some led lights in this kit, so I will try to bash it a bit. First I will leave the doors open, so I have to make the cabins look more realistic. I cut some parts from the hull sections stern view bow stern cabin main deck Captain's quarters, windows will be real so you can take a look inside cabin, hopefully I will make some furnitures
  2. Have been lurking watching others build their san frans and thought I'd throw my hat into the ring. Im right at The rigging stage and though it would be smart to get help. plus I'm starting the MS rattlesnake and know thats going to be interesting . Doing this from my phone will upload pics from there hopefully
  3. Hello everyone I have recently gotten back into this hobby, and this is my first build and I am running into problems. Ive heard this is the place to go, so here we go First off, a start I know there are rough edges, and I am using a Dremel to sand/cut them off at a later point
  4. That's my first build of that scale, but not the first experience with ship modeling. The goal is to complete this kit on a reasonable time, gain enough experience, and then start a new one - more detailed and expensive - polishing it to perfection. So this log will be quite boring, I do not plan to do any interesting changes to the kit, and will use details provided in the kit. Otherwise the build time will be increased unreasonably
  5. Reposting previous and continuation of my build log. I know a little OCD with my organization, but it works for me and keeps everything safe and away from my herd of dogs mouths. Robbyn
  6. Model very popular among modellers. In Russia and Ukraine this kit was on sale in two options: "San Francisco II" and "San Francisco II +". In the last option according to the arrangement between AL and the Russian firm Melanija the boat and mast top were wooden type-setting, cut out by the laser from plywood. Here I provide the description of construction of a kit "San Francisco II +" with small alterations: props of gallery, helmstock, metal details of masts and rods of anchors are replaced with the wooden; gun trunks are blackened; sails from a set are replaced. In a nose balsa inserts are established. The caulking of a deck flooring is executed by means of threads.
  7. Hi All, I've been lurking while building my San Francisco 2 over the last few months and decided to join model ship world! I haven't posted what everyone else has com to the same point as me, rather I'll post a few images showing a couple of differences I've made early on. My first major change was removing the midship bulkhead going up to the deck and making it look like San Francisco 1, I thought this looked more authentic. Secondly I created staggard planking system, stopping and starting at certain frames instead of the full length stringers. This seemed to work well and used us far less planks than supplied (which was limited). hopefully this will look ok. See a few pictures below (I'm not sure how the attaching pictures work yet!) ) I'm up to the stage of drill holes into the hull, putting on the rubbing strakes and attaching the balconies etc.; I'll be updating from this point on. I've attached a couple of pictures of where I am at the moment. Happy modelling, Ashen!
  8. I'm posting my pictures again of my build on the San Fran 2. Previously I didn't get any comments which is fine because I know the build isn't one of the greatest, but this is more for a...what not to do. My wife likes the ship and that's all that counts.
  9. Hi, just some photos of my first build San Francisco 2 from Artesania Latina. It is a single plank kit, but i did the best i could with the experience i had and the help of the numerous build logs. The photos of the finished build are in the gallery. In case you would like to ask anything, feel free to do it. Thank you, Sokrates

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