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Pride of Baltimore II by Karleop - FINISHED - Model Shipways - 1:64

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Karl,

There is "something" absolutely beautiful about this build. Your level of scaling of so many of the perfect details make for

a superb example. Could be my favorite of yours so far.

Your base is an excellent compliment as well.

 

PS: though as you know I continue visiting your Vasa log for help (:-)

 

Cheers,

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Hola Ulises:

Gracias for your nice comments.

 

By the way, seeing your pic´s from your new house and comparing them with your last place,  I am sure you can make now a 1:1 replica!! JaJaJa

 

Muchos saludos, Karl

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Hola Steve:

Thank´s for your words, and talking about my next project, sincerely I don´t know what to do: I have more ships (6) than space at my home and my wife insists than I must do something about it, probably trying to sell one or two, or change to my other hobby: oil painting.

 

Saludos Karl

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Hola Michael:

Gracias!!  Really this model was quite different of the others I built in several aspects: 

 

- the model brand (Model Shipways) with its pros and cons
- the type of ship, being this much more modern than the ones I had previously done (This ship was a replica based on an early 19 century type clipper built by Baltimore city officials in 1974. She was lost in an intense blast of wind in 1986. The city then commissioned a larger sister-ship, and the Pride of Baltimore II was launched on 1989) 
- due to the above, the type of superstructure, hatches, skylights and rigging differs of older ships
- the form of presentation: without sails and with the foremast yards slightly rotated
- putting it in a dry dock gives it a special touch

 

Saludos, Karl

 

P.S. I am very flattered to know that my Vasa log continue to be of your help to clarify the complicated arrangement of sails and rigging of this boat. It must be said that you are doing a splendid job
 

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Hi everybody:

 

I really appreciate all your likes and comments.

 

It is very nice to be and participate in this  "Nautical Research Guild's Model Ship World" Forum, a great place to learn and enjoy about model making and naval history.

 

Thank´s to all people that make it happen.

 

Saludos, Karl

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