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US Brig Syren by Roger


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Welcome home, Roger.  I'm very happy you've decided to share what photos you have with us and to continue as you complete your beautiful build.  I know she's being built from scratch but I forgot the exact scale?

 

Thank you my friend. 

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Roger,

 

Superb model. I assume it is done at the scale of 1/48th. Your workmanship is exceptional and the final result is stunning, although classic and museum like.

 

Bravo!

Yves

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I am with Augie on this...my all time favourite Syren!

I was hoping you would repost more photos - very inspirational. I really missed the old log. It really makes me want to re-start my Syren - although I am not very far along the build anyway.

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Roger,

I received my Syren kit just before going on vacation with my wife to Hawaii. While there I found this website. I ended up researching all the 1.0 Syren builds along with many others in the 8 hrs a day that I spent waiting for her to get ready. Yours was one of the ones that inspired me to really get involved in this hobby. I am so glad to see you repost your photos. Your build will inspire a bunch more guys I'm sure.

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Hi Richard,

 

Sorry for the delay,but here's a short list of woodchoice:

 

Plywood for bulkheads and keel.....

Cambara (brazillian hardwood) for hullplanks........

Marupa for upperhull........

Marupa for deckplanks.........

Beech for masts and spars.........

Cherry for smaller deckparts.........

 

@Larry,

Thanks mate for the kind words.......

 

Best regards,

 

Roger

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