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BurleyJim
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Posted - 08/05/2019 :  6:08:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Those cannons look menacing to would be pirates, they really are a nice detail.

Jim



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railman28
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Posted - 08/05/2019 :  7:07:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think the ship is looking good. I don't know much about ships so while I'm enjoying following along I've been sitting on my hands, but I see nothing screaming "paper" to me. I see just quality work.

This Bob


It's only make-believe

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 08/06/2019 :  10:14:24 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
When I look at the captainís quarters and that cannon in the room next door I get an image of Sgt. Schultz firing the cannon and Col. Klink giving him he11 for shooting it off without permission.


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Carl B
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Posted - 08/06/2019 :  10:25:29 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Amazing work.

Bob, what thickness are most of the paper parts?



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Guff
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Posted - 08/06/2019 :  10:39:45 AM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Bob,
Looking Good!
I enlarged your photo to look at the detail. Simply amazing and all from paper!


David Guffey

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sgtbob
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Posted - 08/06/2019 :  5:56:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the nice posts, all of you, much appreciated.

Carl - everything from paper about like regular computer paper through card about 1 mm thick.
The majority is like a light card or heavy paper. When card is used the parts are first glued to the
card and then cut out.

Here's a full hull shot at this point



Here is shown more work on the stern and the addition of the rudder




another stern first shot from a different angle




Here's the waist with the gangways for the seamen to travel between the fore deck and upper deck. There's more to add here.



Bob


http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=30102
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=51837

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spyder62
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Posted - 08/06/2019 :  7:07:52 PM  Show Profile  Visit spyder62's Homepage  Reply with Quote
well done, does not look like paper at all
rich


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two is a law firm and three or more is a congress.
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slimrails
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Posted - 08/07/2019 :  10:02:41 AM  Show Profile  Visit slimrails's Homepage  Reply with Quote
What terrific detail, Bob!


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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 08/07/2019 :  10:27:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful Bob.

Just where did you get this from?? And was it very expensive? I know someone who's into ships it would be a great gift for him!!


Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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sgtbob
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Posted - 08/07/2019 :  10:51:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for posting guys.
Jerry, yes it was rather expensive because the shipping was almost as much as the kit. It came from Poland, check it out:

https://model-vessel.com/

Bob


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Edited by - sgtbob on 08/07/2019 10:53:29 AM

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George D
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Posted - 08/07/2019 :  11:04:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I agree with Rich. It sure doesn't look like a paper model.

George



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PLNT Line
New Hire

Posted - 08/07/2019 :  1:27:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob,

Tremendous build. I am amazed at the transom paint job... you must have one steady hand.

Pete



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quartergauger48
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Posted - 08/07/2019 :  4:14:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
$25.41 for the ship, and $20.00 for transport. I've spent more for far less....
This is a beautiful model Bob' and worth it. They have a nice website, and nice selection of models'..



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Terrell
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Posted - 08/08/2019 :  3:59:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking real good !!


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Orionvp17
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Posted - 08/08/2019 :  4:30:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob,

I'll agree with everybody else on the superb job you're doing, but do have one question.... Does Charlie Noble make an appearance here?

Pete
in Michigan



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