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HMS PEGASUS by mihaimih - FINISHED - Victory Models


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Welcome to my new build log the HMS Pegasus. :piratebo5:

 

After some very nice builds that i've seen here, I decided to have a go and I hope I will not mess up a very nice ship...

With this ship I also changed the manufacturer, from Mamoli to Victory Models and it looks like I made a good choice. I opened the box and the stuff inside looks like good quality, hope that will also be the feeling after i'll start building.

 

Hope you will enjoy the build and as always all advice and comments are welcome :D

 

For the moment a quick look to the items inside the box

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You've chosen a great kit Mihai and I'm sure you will enjoy the building experience, she makes up into a fine model whether a 'bashed' or oob build.

 

I'm pleased to see that Amati have addressed the Ensign issue and are now including the correct period version.

 

Cheers,

 

B.E.

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Hi Mihai

It is a very nice ship and a great model. I look forward to your progress. I'm a slow builder of the same kit in the HMS Fly version and I'm sure we can share tips as all builders here do.

 

Cheers

Alistair

Hi Alistair, 

I saw your progress on the Fly and it's a great job so far. Love the deck planking, looks good and clean. For my ship id decided to plank the hull first and after that the deck. Will see how will turn up....

 

Mihai

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Hi all,

 

I decided to go with the hull planking first and after start the deck planking. 

With the first layer I kept it simple, nothing fancy, only a good support for the second one. I forgot to take some pictures with the first stages , I have only the finished product, first planking sanded down and ready for second layer.

 

Mihai

 

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Hello mihai

Excellent start to your build. I am looking forward to following your build log. I have just ordered this kit today, so you keep posting plenty of photos and enjoy your build. Best wishes DAVID

Hi David and welcome to my log. Congrats on the purchase, she's a nice looking ship. Looking forward to see you start the build. Good luck and enjoy.

 

Cheers,

Mihai

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Looking good and the jigsaw gun port ply seems to fit very well as this can be difficult, well done.

Hello Ray, thank you for the consideration, although i can't take all the credit for the jigsaw fitting, as far as I know the later kits have been improved a little bit. In my case i didn't have too much trouble fitting it.

 

Cheers,

Mihai

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welcome in the Swan Class Mihai,

 

you have had a good start and I wish you further much fun and success with your build. There are so much inspiring Versions of the Pegasus on MSW that nothing can go wrong with this lovely model you have Chosen...

 

Nils

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Mihai,

 

A lovely kit. You've got your work cut out for you! Swell job on the hull so far. I'll be poppin' in from time to time

Thank you Carl, glad to see you back, i'll resume work as soon as i'll get home from my long voyage....3 weeks left :dancetl6:

Cheers,

Mihai

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welcome in the Swan Class Mihai,

 

you have had a good start and I wish you further much fun and success with your build. There are so much inspiring Versions of the Pegasus on MSW that nothing can go wrong with this lovely model you have Chosen...

 

Nils

Hello Nils,

Glad to be in the "club", they do have a nice line indeed. It is true that i have many versions to get inspiration from, and I hope in the end she will be a true Swan...

 

Cheers,

Mihai

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Hello Mihai -- It seems that just as I found your log, you've had to take a break from it.  Believe me, I understand how work can interrupt modelling.  I'll be looking forward to your progress.

 

And I also want to say that your planking looks nice and neat.

 

 

Martin

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Hello mihai

Wonderful progress. All crisp and clean and excellent hull planking, keep up this good work and enjoy your build. DAVID

Hi David,

Thank you, the planking took some time, lots of sanding and I ended up covering it with the copper plates and black paint :rolleyes:, but I'm also happy with the result

 

Cheers,

Mihai

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