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This is coming along so well. Not too far from the finishing line now, relatively 😁

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15 minutes ago, James H said:

This is coming along so well. Not too far from the finishing line now, relatively 😁

Thank you Jim! It took me a lot longer than I had envisioned to make the yards. Plus we had a heat-wave here in Germany working under the roof can be a real torture.

But now I am running out of excuses, and I think the shrouds will not be such a big challenge. In my dreams I already see the finishing line 😉 

Hope you are doing fine!

Martin

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Some new pictures. Finally I have managed to put on some shrouds. As a tool for the spacer, I used bent needles, a bit wider than recommended. One for one pair of deadeyes, and two for the second pair. The second needle made it more stable and the deadeye was fixed in a permanent position.

 

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Fantastic work Martin. I like the cathar pins. How did you fix them to the shrouds?

 

Regards

Henrik

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Posted (edited)

Tolles Modell Martin !

 

a very good looking model Martin, I like it  :)

 

Nils

Edited by Mirabell61

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3 hours ago, Henke said:

Fantastic work Martin. I like the cathar pins. How did you fix them to the shrouds?

 

Regards

Henrik

Hello Henke, thank you for the nice words. As for your question: I marked the position of the cathar pins with a tiny spot of paint on the shrouds. Then I put a little bit of superglue gel on the pin and pressed it gently against the shrouds,to keep their natural direction. 

Greetings, Martin

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3 hours ago, Mirabell61 said:

Tolles Modell Martin !

 

a very good looking model Martin, I like it  :)

 

Nils

Hello Nils,

thank you for your kind encouraging comment.

Happy modelling and moin-moin 😉

Martin

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13 hours ago, mtdoramike said:

Oooooo, the Agie, not many models get my blood pumping like the Agamemnon and what a beauty she is too. 

I agree,that ship has something appealing to her, this is why I picked her in the first place. 

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Lovely looking model of the Agamemnon.

 

I am one of the few people who actually enjoy tying ratlines and yours look very neat and tidy. Good work!

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18 hours ago, vulcanbomber said:

Lovely looking model of the Agamemnon.

 

I am one of the few people who actually enjoy tying ratlines and yours look very neat and tidy. Good work!

Thank you!

For me tying the ratlines was fun, too. But I did stop whenever I felt tired or my arms were getting "heavy", fortunately there is no time pressure!

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