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HMS Terror by Mish - OcCre - 1:65

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This is my first ship build other than the odd plastic kit version. I normally build plastic kits, mainly aircraft but over the past 12 months my modelling mojo has deserted me and I’ve only finished two builds.

 

I mentioned the above to @James H and he said he would send me something completely different. How pleased was I when this beauty arrived in the post complete with a keel clamp and plank nipper that James didn’t need anymore.

 

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When finish she’s supposed to look like this:

 

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so I sat down at my bench and this after got a good start.

 

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All being well I should have some more done tomorrow. Please do leave suggestions and tips, I’m new to this 😀

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Nice to see you make a start on this one. Terror is a lovely kit and I'm more than sure you'll do it real justice.

 

Looking forward to the rest of the build.

 

Oh....and this...

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Looks like a great start! Are you planning on penciling in the decking after you place it all? I’ve never done planking so take this with a grain of salt, but I believe that I have read people gently rubbing one side of a plank with a pencil to accentuate the lines before placing them. My next build will require planking and I was planning on experimenting with this. 

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Welcome,

Great start on the Terror, Looking forward to this build. This ship is on my bucket list after watching the Terror series on TV last year.

I think you will be very happy with the Occre kit, there customer service is awesome.

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Finally managed to get back to the modelling bench.

planking now ‘pencilled in’.

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Then the first coat of Oak varnish 

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I have now started ‘roughing out’ the hull frame ready for the inner hull planking.

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Thanks for looking more soon I hope.

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Yes! I Love it! I just received my Terror kit along with the Essex from the OcCre factory. Have To finish my Bounty and Hermione before I get to this one, so I’m going to follow along with your build. Great start!

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Love it! You're a natural to this 😎

 

Can't wait to see you start to plank this one.

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9 hours ago, Auger said:

Yes! I Love it! I just received my Terror kit along with the Essex from the OcCre factory. Have To finish my Bounty and Hermione before I get to this one, so I’m going to follow along with your build. Great start!

I am a complete novice at wooden ship building, so you should be able to learn from my mistakes 😁

9 hours ago, James H said:

Love it! You're a natural to this 😎

 

Can't wait to see you start to plank this one.

Thanks, I'm approaching that point with some trepidation. 🥴

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