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Hello, so here we are, this is my attempt to build this famous ship ! I always loved period ships, as far as I can remember, but it was a real shock when I got the Heller model kit at christmas when I was 14. The box itself was huge and very impressive, and the model was gorgeous. I still have this model in my workshop, I keep it as a relic ! Then I discovered the Tanneron model, the one which is displayed at the Paris naval museum, and as many I was fascinated by the beautiful carvings. In 2008 the desire to build model ships went back and my interest for the "SR" was still t
I've finally found the time to reconstruct my build log after the great crash of 2013 Some of the pictures are lost so the log does not start at the beginning. This is my first serious foray into ship modeling. I say first serious attempt because 30+ years ago I built a Revell USS Constitution. But I was still in High School and not very concerned with accuracy or craftsmanship. I just wanted to finish the kit and display it. This kit of Soleil Royal was given to me as a gift way back then and I am just getting around to continuing building it. I am very much looking forward t
Hello to everybody . My nickname is Jack.Aubrey and I was in the past a strong follower of ModelShipWorld, both with my own logs and as a normal, simple but very interested reader . . I knew some days ago what happened to the old Modelshipworld forum . . it was a big loss, a dramatic loss. I hope for the future this will never happen . . anyway I have decided to participate actively to this new adventure. I'm working on a model of the french "Le Soleil Royal", from De Agostini. I started this new project on Sunday April 18, 2010 and I have maintained a personal WIP on http://w
Hello to all here First I want to introduse muself - My name is Mihail, and I'm form Sofia, Bulgaria. Before 4 years ago I made my firs sale ship - it was dissaster Now I sarted a new project: Heller's Soleil Royal in 1/100 scale. I will made a lot of modificatiins on this ship - woodne decks for example, and I try to show here the hole proces of building. Se let's start: First for trainig I made some of main decks: It's not so good, I will remade them again later The armament: