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Hello all from sunny Southern California (Sept-May) and not so sunny northern Saskatchewan, Canada (June-August). I'm a newbie to the group and returning to model ship building after a 27 year hiatus. I built my first model many years ago while my 'future' wife was finishing up her degree and I needed something to do while she studied. As I suspect most Canadians in the group will understand, I started with the Bluenose (Billing). After 8 months of trial by error (pre-internet), I was quite happy with the result. I did give the Vasa (Billing) a whirl a year or so later, but the uncompleted hull was destroyed in a move. After that I gave up the hobby. Well, many years, a bunch of moves and 2 fully educated kids later, I'm getting back on the horse. Nothing like diving into the deep end, so I started the HMS Agamemnon (Caldercraft) last weekend - so far so good... Hoping to get a little guidance from those wiser than I from time to time.


All the best,




Current Build: HMS Agamemnon (1781) - Caldercraft 1:64

Finished: Bluenose  (1921) - BillingBoats 1:65

Sadly Foundered: WASA (1628) - BillingBoats 1:75

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Hi Trent. Welcome to MSW. You've come to the right place for guidance. Take a look through the build logs section and you'll find a few on the HMS Agamemnon.



In progress:
Medway Longboat 1742 - Syren Ship Model Company -1/2" scale

USS Constitution - Model Shipways - Scale 1:76

HMS Granado - CAF Model - 1:48

HMS Sphinx - Vanguard

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"The shipwright is slow, but the wood is patient." - me

Current Build:                                                                                             
Past Builds:
 La Belle Poule 1765 - French Frigate from ANCRE plans - ON HOLD           Triton Cross-Section   

 NRG Hallf Hull Planking Kit                                                                            HMS Sphinx 1775 - Vanguard Models - 1:64               


Non-Ship Model:                                                                                         On hold, maybe forever:           

CH-53 Sikorsky - 1:48 - Revell - Completed                                                   Licorne - 1755 from Hahn Plans (Scratch) Version 2.0 (Abandoned)         



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