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    Thanks John and thank you for the Rep. I haven't...

    Thanks John and thank you for the Rep.
    I haven't been working on the ship for a few days, what with the holiday and family. I did get my printer working again though and test printed two feluccas...
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    Sticky: Double congratulations to all recipients! A toast...

    Double congratulations to all recipients! A toast to you all!:drinks:
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    I have more sails and the first stage of standing...

    I have more sails and the first stage of standing rigging on Pandora. Now I have to make and mount the ratlines before I can move any further. That's a few hours of wearing the respirator:erk:
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    Wow, that's a lot of color and a lot of painting...

    Wow, that's a lot of color and a lot of painting Jonas! They look wonderful!
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    I haven't been able to do any work on the Pandora...

    I haven't been able to do any work on the Pandora for a couple of days but tonight I spent a couple of hours getting the main and mizzen sails tied on.

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    Oh very nice Jonas, I like the finished bases in...

    Oh very nice Jonas, I like the finished bases in the back row.
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    Those are 6MM rule sets aren't they Jonas? I have...

    Those are 6MM rule sets aren't they Jonas? I have painted a few 2MM Nappy formations for my 1/1200 ship games. I can imagine 6MM being even more difficult with the added detail.
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    Well here the dreary constant overcast drizzle...

    Well here the dreary constant overcast drizzle season is setting in so I get to stay inside.

    Cut out cloth sails
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    Masts painted and mounted
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    Sail have been shaped and trimmed...
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    Wish my perchased resin hulls were the "Tough"...

    Wish my perchased resin hulls were the "Tough" kind Jonas!
    Pretty quiet this month, is everyone but me taking a break?
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    That's a really good idea!

    That's a really good idea!
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    The masts are now complete and test fitted to the...

    The masts are now complete and test fitted to the ship. While fitting, the riding bit stanchions and rail broke out in front of the foremast!:erk: Now I'll have to make a new one. :fixit:

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  12. Wow, exciting find!

    Wow, exciting find!
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    Yes Rob they come in handy for all sorts of...

    Yes Rob they come in handy for all sorts of projects: masts for my ships to spears for my ancients!

    The Commodore (actually she's more of a Cruise Director), released me from duty later in the...
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    A new page for my mast log 56852 All the...

    A new page for my mast log

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    All the masts cut and sorted

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    Plastic bread clips work great for tops
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    Tonight I am starting the mast build for Pandora....

    Tonight I am starting the mast build for Pandora.
    First thing is pick out the proper gauge primed steel rod.

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  16. It looks like there are several more nautical...

    It looks like there are several more nautical related stories on that site I will have to check out.
  17. The First Woman to Circumnavigate the World

    What a great story!

    https://www.philipkallan.com/single-post/the-first-woman-to-circumnavigate-the-world?postId=787c5f02-b625-423a-bfa5-0b7087b2c92c
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    Thank you Rob and yes they are the smallest brass...

    Thank you Rob and yes they are the smallest brass eyes I could purchase. I agree, the bow and stern chasers are very nice. I can't fault this model for detail.
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    The repairs and painting is finished on the hull....

    The repairs and painting is finished on the hull.

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    Since I have not built a small frigate like Pandora in this scale, I am going to have to figure out what size masts to...
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    I thought this was interesting as well as...

    I thought this was interesting as well as humorous, I wonder how accurate it is?

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    Now I am working on one of Henry's Porcupine...

    Now I am working on one of Henry's Porcupine class frigates, Pandora. This is a very brittle resin print and I have had a time with it, having to repair breaks just about every time I pick it up. As...
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    Ares had the opportunity and could have if they...

    Ares had the opportunity and could have if they wanted too. Apparently they didn't want to. I, for one, am very thankful for Simon and Henry.
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    Yes Jonas, I would love to see the oared Swedish...

    Yes Jonas, I would love to see the oared Swedish and Russian in-shore Army fleet vessels like the turunmaa, hemmemaa, udenmaa, pojamaa, kaik and shebek!
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    French Warships in the Age of Sail

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    I received both books as presents and I have to say, while being great references, I was a bit disappointed. The cover title includes "Design, Construction, Careers and Fates", so I was...
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    Rob, did you see that Henry has finished the...

    Rob, did you see that Henry has finished the Bonhomme Richard? He also has a Roebuck class Serapis available.
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