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Hi Folks

Just a quick hello and introduction from my side: Living in Basel Switzerland, male 36y and just building my first full shipmodel - the San Francisco II of Artesania Latina. Its the old kit with single hull planking, right now I'm struggling with planking the bow neatly, clinker effect has already shown up. So probably I will bother you with some questions regarding that within the next days... (yepp I already read alot and studied your great planking tutorals - anyhow, the 2mm thick walnut stips dont want to be bent neatly flat onto all the bulkheads while simltaneously make a big arch around the apple like bow :-(...).

 

Previously build the San Francisco Cross Section of AL and the "Posto Combattimento" of Mantua Model. So some exeperience available but not with planking a round bow.

Looking forward to your hints and help

 

With kind regards from Basel

André

 

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Gidday Andre and a warm welcome from the Land Downunder.

If possible can you start a build log.

Pictures, as the old saying goes, are worth a thousand words.

You have joined a great group of modellers who possess a vast amount of knowledge and expertise.

I would encourage you to ask questions when and if you experience difficulties.

I am looking forward to your posts and wish all the best in your endeavours.

Mark.

 

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Greetings from Belgium 

 

and :sign:

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, André.  Looking forward to seeing your log.

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

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

                                                                                                                       USS Constellaton (kit bashed to 1854 Sloop of War  _(Gallery) Build Log

                                                                                Wasa (Gallery)

                                                                                                                        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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Welcome!  Hope you find the answers you are looking for 😊

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Welcome!

Building: 1:64 HMS Revenge (Victory Models plans)

1:64 Cat Esther (17th Century Dutch Merchant Ships)
 

On the building slip: 1:72 French Ironclad Magenta (original shipyard plans)

 

On hold: 1:98 Mantua HMS Victory (kit bash), 1:96 Shipyard HMS Mercury

 

Favorite finished builds:  1:60 Sampang Good Fortune (Amati plans), 1:200 Orel Ironclad Solferino, 1:72 Schooner Hannah (Hahn plans), 1:72 Privateer Prince de Neufchatel (Chapelle plans), Model Shipways Sultana, Heller La Reale, Encore USS Olympia

 

Goal: Become better than I was yesterday

 

"The hardest part is deciding to try." - me

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