Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'rudderless'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • The Captain's Cabin
    • Questions/instructions on how to use and post to this forum/Site Problems or suggestions
    • New member Introductions
    • Group Projects on Model Ship World
  • Member's Build Logs
    • Build Logs for SHIP MODEL KITS
    • Build Logs for SCRATCH SHIP MODEL PROJECTS
  • Shop Notes, Ship Modeling Tips, Techniques and Research
    • Nautical/Naval History
    • Ships plans and Project Research. General research on specific vessels and ship types..
    • Building, Framing, Planking and plating a ships hull and deck
    • Discussion for a Ship's Deck Furniture, Guns, boats and other Fittings
    • Masting, rigging and sails
    • Model Tips and Tricks and Making Jigs
    • Modeling tools and Workshop Equipment
    • Metal Work, Soldering and Metal Fittings
    • Wood discussion
    • Painting, finishing and weathering products and techniques
    • CAD and 3D Modelling/Drafting Plans with Software
  • Ship Modeling News And Reviews.....Traders and Dealers...Ship Model Clubs
    • General Ship Model Kit Discussions
    • Reviews
    • Book, Monograph and Magazine reviews and Downloads. Questions and Discussions for Books and Pubs
    • Traders, Dealers, Buying or Selling anything? - Discuss New Products and Ship Model Goodies here as well!!
    • NAUTICAL RESEARCH GUILD - News & Information
    • Important Ship Model Club News, Links to ship modelling resources and museums
  • The Crew's Lounge
    • Nautical General Discussion
    • Shore Leave
  • Medway Longboat Group Project's Plans and Instructions/Downloads
  • Medway Longboat Group Project's Medway Longboat Build Logs
  • Medway Longboat Group Project's General discussions/How to join
  • Rope Making/Ropewalks's Ropewalk Plans/Downloads
  • Rope Making/Ropewalks's Discussions about Rope Making
  • Rope Making/Ropewalks's Rope Materials and parts resources
  • Rope Making/Ropewalks's Commercial sources for ropewalk machines
  • Intro to carving - typical decorative relief carving for ship models's How to join this Carving Group
  • Intro to carving - typical decorative relief carving for ship models's Tutorials and Discussion for the Carving Group
  • Intro to carving - typical decorative relief carving for ship models's Build Logs for the Carving Group Project
  • HMS Triton - 28 gun frigate's Build Logs for the Full Hull Version of HMS TRITON
  • HMS Triton - 28 gun frigate's Cross Section Build Logs for HMS TRITON
  • HMS Triton - 28 gun frigate's How to Join The HMS TRITON Group Build
  • HMS Winchelsea 1764's General project discussions on planking, fittings and monograph chapters
  • HMS Winchelsea 1764's Member Build logs for the HMS Winchelsea
  • HMS Winchelsea 1764's How to join this group project???

Calendars

There are no results to display.

There are no results to display.


Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


AIM


MSN


Website URL


ICQ


Yahoo


Jabber


Skype


Location


Interests


NRG Membership Number

Found 1 result

  1. This long desired model ship was dropped on me by the universe, just a little to hard. This is my first time here and happy to find some help. I have been interested in clipper ships early on but never intended to build one because of expected life sucking demands it would require. I acquired a nice book collection which includes; The Cutty Sark by Alan Villiers 1963, Clipper ship Men by Laing 1944, Ocean Racers By Cicely Fox-Smith. The Tea clippers by David R MacGregor, Greyhounds of the Sea by Carl C Cutler 1930 and others. Also I visited Cutty Sark in about 1993 when on vacation in England. This Clipper Ship showed up while prowling around in antique malls recently In Fort Worth. It just popped up asking for $20.00 and that is why I an here. The ships bowsprit is broken about 1 1/2" from tip inward. The royal spar on the center mast broke about 1 1/2"from top. The rudder is lost. the dead eyes that attach shrouds on front mast port side are broke off. and some on other masts. The rear mast is loose and deck cracked. The mast rings or parres that attach to the yard pins are missing, five places. see photo of those attached to rail. My approach to salvaging: Detach ropes to yards that are loose from masts and identify attach locations. Attach new mast rings to attach yards to mast five places. Attach dead eye with ropes to the mounting rail with soft wire thru the lower dead eye rope hole. after removing the dead eye pins that are broke off in the rail. this will save re rigging the dead eyes. Get a rudder and attach firings or make one but need dimensions and correct wood type. I intend remove attached rigging an record their location and reattach after cleaning the ship. I intent to splice back the Royal Mast with a thin walled copper tube and the bowsprit with glue. and paint over to blend to wood color. Or glue two small straps the joint. then wrap with thread and smear with glue. How far should I go with the rigging. What about removing most rigging but saving the mast rigging with the rope ladders on the three mast and call it voyage completed. I need glue for reattaching ropes if necessary soft wire and material to clean decks and etc What is your idea of a minimal restoration that will be an OK for display Don't think the paint:"White" should be there. Any suggestions the figure head is painted gold, should be white, What do you think about the overall quality. Who produced the Kit?

About us

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research

SSL Secured

Your security is important for us so this Website is SSL-Secured

NRG Mailing Address

Nautical Research Guild
237 South Lincoln Street
Westmont IL, 60559-1917

About the NRG

If you enjoy building ship models that are historically accurate as well as beautiful, then The Nautical Research Guild (NRG) is just right for you.

The Guild is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to “Advance Ship Modeling Through Research”. We provide support to our members in their efforts to raise the quality of their model ships.

The Nautical Research Guild has published our world-renowned quarterly magazine, The Nautical Research Journal, since 1955. The pages of the Journal are full of articles by accomplished ship modelers who show you how they create those exquisite details on their models, and by maritime historians who show you the correct details to build. The Journal is available in both print and digital editions. Go to the NRG web site (www.thenrg.org) to download a complimentary digital copy of the Journal. The NRG also publishes plan sets, books and compilations of back issues of the Journal and the former Ships in Scale and Model Ship Builder magazines.

Our Emblem

Modelshipworld - Advancing Ship Modeling through Research
×
×
  • Create New...