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Thermopylae by Jamie Coleman - FINISHED - Scientific Models - Scale 1:96 - First ship build

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On 6/19/2020 at 8:08 PM, Jamie Coleman said:

Finished the bow sprite rigging, shrouds and stay sails.  If you were following along in the instructions, you'd see I was jumping between multiple steps, I ran out of pin nails, so I kept working the best I could.  The more I work on this, the more shortcuts I see in the design/instructions as compared to a lot of the build logs/models here.  I'm going to push on through as designed, but lots of room for better rigging detail in the next model.

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good day Jamie, neat and lovely work on cutty competitor. :) horizontal sailing look is eyecatching .  Vlad 

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4 hours ago, Louie da fly said:

So many ropes! (That's one reason why I stay away from later vessels. So much simpler in the middle ages!)

Says the guy that hand carved a ship full of oarsman?  I’ll take my ropes any day :).

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Congratulations! With all of the advantages offered by modern kit designs, many modelers wouldn't even have attempted a challenge like an old Scientific kit. Like Duane said, you should get bonus points both for working with that particular kit and for tackling a clipper as a first subject. Well done!

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Really nice job Jamie! I think I tackled that model 50 years ago with very poor success. Those pine hulls needed a lot of work. Hope you're putting it in a case.

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4 hours ago, DelF said:

Congratulations on completing your first ship model - the first of many, I hope. Well done!

 

Derek

Thanks, and I do think I’m hooked, next is the Syren, and we’ll see where it goes from there.

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