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  1. I bought this kit many years ago and it is now at the top of the pile - actually it is the last kit in the pile for now. Here are some pictures of the box and contents. The wood looks OK as do the larger laser sheets. The thin sheets are a bit warped so I may have to remake some pieces. There is just one two-sided plan sheet but it is a real plan and not an isometric view. There are some plastic trim pieces that I am not thrilled about but I'll deal with them when the time comes.
  2. I came in possession of this kit quite by surprise. the box was fairly intact, with only minor damage on one of the side panels. along with it, were a few assorted bundles of planking and a package of different size dowels. one of the bundles was for this kit........ I added it to the kit.......to the bundle of planking that was already in there.......I guess I'll have more than enough. doing a complete inspection of the contents, I found that I was missing a good deal of parts. I took pictures of the contents, after I removed the hull parts........they, a
  3. As a favor to my very good friend Dr. Andrew Hendricks (my dermatologist), I have interrupted my scratch build of the USS Constitution for several days in order to repair this very old model of the Half Moon which was gifted to him by a friend in Italy. The model is well over fifty years old, and the original builder is unknown. In shipping from Italy to America, the poor job of packing and securing it in the crate resulted in considerable damage to the fragile rigging and a couple of masts. Also, it appears the model had been stored is a very dusty place over the years. It may have been t
  4. Well now ... I bought this Corel 'Half Moon' kit about six months ago, when Model Expo were occasinally putting kits up for auction on eBay. The kits seemed to be selling at well below the list price, but I knew the cost of postage from USA to UK would be very high, plus there would be import duty to be paid if I put in a winning bid. So I set my highest bid at about 60% below the best UK price I could find. And to my surprise the bid was successful! The result, after I paid HM Customs their ransom, was a net saving of about 15% over buying here. Not a lot, really. And now that Model Expo s
  5. Hello Everyone... It didn't take me as long as I expected to finish my HMS Victory by Jotika but I am blessed with a lot of time on my hands. I started her in February of 2013 and wrapped her up last month, November, 2014. Please see below.... http://modelshipworld.com/index.php/topic/1951-hms-victory-by-jerry-jotika-scale-172-1805-version-wood/?hl=%2Bhms+%2Bvictory+%2Bjerry Although I am still waiting for the display case in which to place Victory, I have decided that sitting around watching television or playing on-line poker is just not fulfilling so I decided to start another
  6. Hello everyone, I an returning to the hobby after a few year hiatus, this is my second wooden model ship though I have modeled in plastic for many years. This build fill log will follow my construction of Corel's HALF MOON. I will include as many photos as possible and comment when appropriate. This will be as comprehensive as I can make it and will include my failures as well as successes. Thanks for your time and attention, J Just edited to re-poet the pics that had disappeared into the void
  7. Howdy Well - I did it: I started my first wooden model build. It took quite a time before I was sure to dare this. I build models for many years, started 40 yrs ago with platic planes etc. After a Long break I restartet with motorbikes, trucks, cars and dioramas. Especially the dioramas in the popular model train scale H0 gave me a lot of fun. I used bashed houses, my interest was the so called german "Wirtschaftswunder", the years after the war up to 1965. I am born 1960 - so ist a kind of looking back into childhood My topic was industrial life, harbour etc... with resin ship
  8. Hi All, I'm quite new to MSW, but I made pictures of my current project the Half Moon (Corel) from the start. I already started rigging, but I'll upload pictures from the start of my build.
  9. Hello all, Im fairly new to the hobby, started in 2013 and joined the dutch www.modelbouwforum.nl community which has been very helpful. I've been mainly doing Warhammer miniature painting and plastic kits so my expertise is painting, not wood works :-) I finished my first wooden model kit the Pinta from Amati with the dutch forum help, and loved it so I started the Friesland from Mamoli soon after. I've been working on the Friesland for one year now and its been very difficult. The result is not bad for a beginner, but I needed something on the side as a "breather" so I started the Ha
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