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RedDuster
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:21 AM GMT+7
I know we have just had Michael's excellent build, but I managed to pick up the wood deck from Sovereign Hobbies, the guys there have just started stocking them, and were interested how they fit, so I promised them a picture.

The Kit.



The Deck.



Keel laying is planned for tomorrow, might be a day or two before the pics get posted.

Cheers

Si
RussellE
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:25 AM GMT+7
I'm on board
Cosimodo
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:31 AM GMT+7
Great to see. And the good news is the keel is in one piece
TimReynaga
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:24 PM GMT+7
I'm on board too - it is fun to see what different modelers do with the same kit!
RedDuster
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 09:08 PM GMT+7
Welcome Russ, Tim & Michael.

Glad to have you along for the ride.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 06:43 AM GMT+7
Oh boy Simon is back full strength.

Great stuff.

I loved Michaels build so will I follow this one with real interest indeed.

Cheers


Sean
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 06:49 AM GMT+7
Love the ship! Can't wait to see this build!
TRM5150
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 01:06 PM GMT+7
Count me in....looks like a fun ride!
RedDuster
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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 08:11 AM GMT+7

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Oh boy Simon is back full strength.

Great stuff.

I loved Michaels build so will I follow this one with real interest indeed.

Cheers

Sean



Hi Sean,

Great to be back in the shipyard.

Glad to have you aboard.

cheers

Si
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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 08:13 AM GMT+7

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Love the ship! Can't wait to see this build!



Hi Charlie,

Welcome aboard, glad to have you along for the ride.

Cheers

Si
RedDuster
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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 08:14 AM GMT+7

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Count me in....looks like a fun ride!



Glad to have you aboard Todd,

Keel laying update to follow later today.

Cheers

Si
RedDuster
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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:18 AM GMT+7
Here we go, as promised

The Deck unpacked, it also includes the maindeck railings, and few other etched details.



Some tidying up done on the deck components ready to take the deck.



First prop shaft on, no positive locations, just engraved lines.



all the shafts, rudder and bilge keels in place, the bilge keels went on surprisingly easily using a little Tamiya quick setting glue.




Fo'c's'le & Quarterdeck parts fitted, along with the bulkheads, the forward bulkheads did need a little fettling, but went down in the end.



central deck section fitted.



Hull sprayed Halfords red primer, which will be the anti fouling colour.

More after the weekend,

Si
Cosimodo
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:42 AM GMT+7
Rapid progress. You'll find the fit of pieces pretty good in general. I think HobbyBoss did a good job on this kit.

cheers
Michael