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    HMS Warrior (1781) ...

    HMS Warrior (1781)


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    HMS Warrior beeing launched By David Bell.

    HMS Warrior was a 74-gun Alfred Class third-rateship of the...
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    Just finished the glueing up. Let it dry...

    Just finished the glueing up.
    Let it dry overnight and then it's off to the workshop for the first spray undercoat.
    Rob.

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    Got the PVa done by lunchtime ans spent this...

    Got the PVa done by lunchtime ans spent this afternoon and evening fine fitting the battlements.
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    I saw a model makers Router some years ago in...

    I saw a model makers Router some years ago in Hobbycraft, and wished I'd bought it ever since.
    Rob.
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    One we have lost! Chatham.

    One we have lost!
    Chatham.
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    OK Romeo. If I can be of any help in the future...

    OK Romeo.
    If I can be of any help in the future just let me know.
    Rob.
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    Overnight the glue has hardened off so now I'm...

    Overnight the glue has hardened off so now I'm ready to stiffed this surface with a coat of watered down PVA.

    Should be hardened off by dinner time if I get on with it.

    Rob.
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    That is a good tip John. I have only ever used...

    That is a good tip John.
    I have only ever used watered down PVA to stiffen things in the past, although I did find that adding a bit of super glue to the surface of Plasticine or Milliput when...
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    Got on quite well today and finished the shaping,...

    Got on quite well today and finished the shaping, ready to glue on the base and leave overnight to set.






    Rob.
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    Hi Vol. I use a combination of Router, craft...

    Hi Vol.
    I use a combination of Router, craft knife, small needle files and occelating drum sander for almost all my work.
    Rob.
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    Here is the progress I managed to get through...

    Here is the progress I managed to get through yesterday afternoon and evening.
    Starting the sculpting of the cliffs.
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    Almost a shame to set the sails and mask all that...

    Almost a shame to set the sails and mask all that superb rigging Vol.
    Rob.
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    Chatham.

    Chatham.
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    Today I have been busy laying out the Castle and...

    Today I have been busy laying out the Castle and checking to see if the levels look OK, plus ensuring that everything fits snugly before I start cutting away to contours.

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    I have now sculpted some of the contours of the...

    I have now sculpted some of the contours of the hill ready for refining the shapes at a later date.
    Rob.https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=49444&stc=1
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    Burnham on Crouch.

    Burnham on Crouch.
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    From the viewpoint of the ordinary Marine and his lot rather than the Officer cadre, this was a very informative video clip. Also the reference to the Museum itself, of which I was aware but not the...
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    In the heat of today I managed to rough out the...

    In the heat of today I managed to rough out the basic shape of the hillside and rocky crag.

    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=49438&stc=1

    Rob.
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    Reading

    Reading
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    Very kind of you to say so Dobbs. It is nice when...

    Very kind of you to say so Dobbs. It is nice when someone spots the very thing which I was striving to achieve. That was why I waited for my extra order from Grenadier. Gave me chance to do a bit of...
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    This is truly masterful Vol. I doubt I would have...

    This is truly masterful Vol. I doubt I would have the patience to carry out all that rigging, but well worth it for a ship of that craftsmanship. The nearest I came to that was stringing the bows for...
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