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HMS Pickle by mugje - Caldercraft - 1:64 - first build

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constructing the main hatch...first the frame. In the manual they say that you immediately glue the frame parts on the deck, but I preferred the to construct it of the ship and glueing it later on the deck.

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Hi Mugje, 

Very good wood working, the windlass in particular looks fantastic. I am hoping to do Pickle next and your build is certainly going to be one l draw on for inspiration, well done.

Best wishes as always, 

The Lazy Saint. 

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Something weird in the manual.

The hawse holes need to be on different places. As you can see also on the photo's. But if you read the instructions... they have to be drilled on the same height...9mm under the capping rails. But if you look at the pictures...the one on port side looks higher then the one starboard.

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Hi Mugje, 

Great progress, well done. I have been mystified with the Chainplates on my Ballahoo and Sherbourne, just couldn't work out how to fit them correctly. I ended up devising my own method. I have seen with interest the Chainplates you have with Pickle, they seem much better and l see you have fitted them well.

Keep up the good work. 

Best wishes as always, 

The Lazy Saint. 

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Yes it looks pretty strong also...thanks to Caldercraft... they did a very good job with the instructions with this model. Everything seems clear and solid.

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