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Happy to come aboard. As a youngster I built many plastic models and balsa free flite, control line and RC aircraft. Now that I am retired  and have some time on my hands during our long and cold Canadian winter, I started building wooden model ships. My first build was Amati Endeavour 1:35 Americas cup challenger. It turned out OK but I learned a lot especially about patience. I am now attempting a Sergal HMS Victory kit and can foresee at least a few winters working on this model. The kit is an early edition that I picked up cheap on ebay. The parts that are cut out were done by c&c machine, not laser and the rest are just printed on plywood. Everything is in Italien and the plans are hard to figure out. A real challenge for me.

I am hoping to learn from this site.

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Good luck with your Victory kit

Regards, Patrick

 

Finished :  Soleil Royal Heller 1/100   Wasa Billing Boats   Bounty Revell 1/110 plastic (semi scratch)   Pelican / Golden Hind  1/45 scratch

Current build :  Mary Rose 1/50 scratch

Gallery Revell Bounty  Pelican/Golden hind 1/45 scratch

To do Prins Willem Corel, Le Tonnant Corel, Yacht d'Oro Corel, Thermopylae Sergal 

 

Shore leave,  non ship models build logs :  

ADGZ M35 funkwagen 1/72    Einhets Pkw. Kfz.2 and 4 1/72   Autoblinda AB40 1/72   122mm A-19 & 152mm ML-20 & 12.8cm Pak.44 {K8 1/2} 1/72   10.5cm Howitzer 16 on Mark. VI(e)  Centurion Mk.1 conversion   M29 Weasel 1/72     SAM6 1/72    T26 Finland  T26 TN 1/72  Autoprotetto S37 1/72     Opel Blitz buses 1/72  Boxer and MAN trucks 1/72   Hetzer38(t) Starr 1/72    

Modern Russian vehicles 1/72

 

Si vis pacem, para bellum

 
 
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Welcome to MSW!! You definitely picked a challenge but, you are in the right place to get those questions answered and keep the motivation flowing. Best of luck to you! 

"A Smooth Sea NEVER made a Skilled Sailor"
- John George Hermanson 

-E.J.

 

Current Builds - Royal Louis - Mamoli

                    Royal Caroline - Panart

Completed - Wood - Le Soleil Royal - Sergal - Build Log & Gallery

                                           La Couronne - Corel - Build Log & Gallery

                                           Rattlesnake - Model Shipways, HMS Bounty - Constructo

                           Plastic - USS Constitution - Revel (twice), Cutty Sark.

Unfinished - Plastic - HMS Victory - Heller, Sea Witch.

Member : Nautical Research Guild

 

 

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