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  • Fort St. Pedro Island.

    San Pedro Fort Valdivia.








    Marking out for the Island using a google image of the Isla Mancera.



    Rob.

    And here is the basic shape cut out and ready to add the beach.





    Rob.

    This morning a little marking out ready for the Router.



    Rob.

    Leaving the contouring for a while, today I am now starting to cut up and assemble the parts for the fortifications.





    Rob.

    Here is today's progress. Being snowed in is a wonderful thing to get some work done.


    Cutting filing joints to fit and assembly of the Fort.



    Marking out the base.



    Cut out base being checked for accuracy with the cliff top.


    Rob.

    Here is last nights work.




    The fort attached to the base.
    Rob.

    Overnight I poured PVA into the fort to raise the level of the inner courtyard to what it shows in the picture.
    Now just waiting for it to set in these cold temperatures so that I can get on with painting it.




    Placed it by the radiator along with the island as I have also glued the hill top on to it.
    May start on painting the houses in the meantime.




    Rob.

    Now finished shaping Island and shoreline.





    Now glued and cramped for setting.



    Late last night once the glue was set I coated the whole set up with PVA to harden the surface and then left overnight to harden.




    Rob.

    Today I have given the island an undercoat of brown paint ready for landscaping.



    Rob.

    Last night I added another coat of glue, added green scatter and gave the coastline and beach a base coat of yellow paint.



    Rob

    Beach forming.



    More PVA and sand plus a scattering of railway ballast.
    Rob.

    This morning I have had recourse to a different type of glue. Sticky glue used to add arboricultural effects to the landscape.( STICK SOME TREES IN)






    Rob.

    I have now managed to get the fortifications stuck down with Super glue.



    I am about to start a large house painting programme, or rather a large lot of small house painting.
    Rob.

    Today the houses got painted and glued on, and the guns went into the fort.
    Just waiting for a couple of coats of matte varnish overall to complete the job.



    Tomorrow I start on Fort Niebla.

    Rob.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Production of San Pedro Fort and Island. started by Bligh View original post
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    Bligh

    The other Partizan.

    Some more of the action.

    Reg realizes in the nick of time that when I said I will have one on the rocks I was referring to my G&T.

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    Bligh

    Humor of the Sea

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    Bligh

    Nautical related Taverns.



    Tenby.

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    Bligh

    Favourite tipple.

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    Bligh

    The other Partizan.

    It was very gratifying to have so many interested parties Chris. Quite a few wanted to know how they could use Langton ships with our rules for quicker

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    Bligh

    Missing Ship Deck Thing....

    Failing that, let me know Chris and I will photo copy mine for you.
    Rob.

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    Bligh

    The other Partizan.

    That is indeed good news Dave.

    I have been trying to work out how we could get a couple of Starter sets to loan out to punters at shows.

    Bligh Today, 02:06 Go to last post
    David Manley

    The other Partizan.

    I have it on good authority that the starter set is about to be reprinted

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    David Manley

    Missing Ship Deck Thing....

    Contact Ares for a replacement. They are pretty good at sorting out errors

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    Rafer J Larwood

    The other Partizan.

    Great photos from a great days sailing, table looked very busy from over on the Wings table..

    Rafer J Larwood Yesterday, 16:37 Go to last post
    Rafer J Larwood

    Missing Ship Deck Thing....

    Anyone know where I can get hold of a spare console insert for HMS Royal Sovereign.
    Opened mine for the first time to play and alas it was missing.

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    Naharaht

    Favourite tipple.

    From the Humble Sea Brewing Company we have Steven Seagull Foggy DIPA.

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    Naharaht

    Nautical related Taverns.

    The Hot Tuna Bar & Grill in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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    Naharaht

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    Q: Who is the most famous shark writer?

    A: William Sharkspeare.

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    Bligh

    The other Partizan.

    GAME ONE.



    Captain Kiwi and Reg setting the scene.



    My Frigate crosses the Captain's bow and rakes

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    Bligh

    Humor of the Sea

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    Tonight four for the price of one.

    Rob.

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    Bligh

    New Members.

    Today we welcome a new shipmate from Yorkshire. He is Ian, aka Private_Pike from the City of York itself.
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    Bligh

    The other Partizan.

    Too many Chris.
    All I could advise was something similar to what Dave has just said.
    I did plug Entoyment but they may be running out by

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