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Just in case you didn't see my other post, I'll start by explaining that I stumbled upon this "Brand New In The Box" kit and just couldn't believe my luck. The box was a bit grubby but everything was intact and nothing missing as far as I could see. The original price ticket on the box is £4.65p from the Toy Shop in Leamington Spa. Amazing! I remember building this model as a schoolkid and I'm very excited to have the opportunity to do it again. So today, I started construction even though I have not made a plastic model for over 40 years!! Well it turns that despite being a prolif
ANOTHER ONE FOR THE COLLECTION! Jeez, I better stop looking at model boat kits online - it's too addictive. But in all fairness, this was a bit of a bargain as you can see in the photo, so I took the plunge and will put it on the top shelf until the Vaporetto is done. I was inspired to try this model after seeing Jeff-E's amazing build.
This was my first taste of wooden boat kits and it took me forever to complete because I really struggled with “planking” and I kept losing interest in it, so I would often put it away in storage when it annoyed me. Yes, I was being a bit of a baby – constantly spitting out my dummy! 😂😂😂 Anyway, I finished it (of sorts) just before a divorce came along and in the melee, I lost some final detailing parts. No matter though – the St Roch had given me a good taste of what wooden boat kits were like. I now have a fondness for Billing Boats (despite their less than excellent instructions