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HMS Pickle by Norway - Caldercraft - 1:64 - First ever wood model.

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You are going fast now! Looks wonderful :)

 

Do you find it difficult to finish it with the Pegasus waiting on the shelf? I must keep myself on track with the Pickle and not just quick want to finish it

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Hey mugje!

Good point you are making there!

Rigging goes faster than woodwork with me from a experience point of view.

I have 25 years of experience from aquaculture which helps a lot working with rope and tying. 

I think of starting the Pegasus all the time, but i have decided to stay true to finish Pickle first. 

Although lately i have maybe opened a thought of building another small less complicated model before starting Pegasus. 

HMS Speedy from Vanguard Models look fantastic i think....

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Started rigging the fore yards. I did not look forward to this. I used 0,75mm rope for the vertical holders for footropes on the fore yard. Brushed all the ropes with thinned PVA to stiffen them up. This was the best i could do. Did not take long time to find out that i prefer standing rigging compared to running rigging 😊

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Good job Norway. It was something I didn't look forward also, but you get in some sort of rythm in the end...and just take your time. Only work on it when you want.

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Great job! I found it difficult to finish these little ships...without rushing to fast. Have you already decided if you are going for the Speedy?

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Thank you mugje! :)

Speedy will be my next build yes.

I have both Speedy and Pegasus ready in the box here at home.

Think i will do the Speedy first. Looks like a good second bulid to improve my skills.

The Pegasus looks very difficult. The instructions and plans seems to me to be not detailed and good.

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The Pegasus is a step up indeed, but doable imo. With the excisting logs here on the forum it's okay I guess. 

Especially the build log of Blue Ensign is really great. I will also buy the 3D model that's now released...for some improvements on the

kit perhaps.

 

But Speedy is a very good choice! It look like a really fun build :) 

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