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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/18/2019 :  10:26:19 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frank and Jerry, thanks for posting.

Frank- I have seen that guy's paper models before but I am no where even close to his paper stuff, unbelievable!!
And like Jerry I don't have that many file folders.

Bob


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/18/2019 :  12:06:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking great, Bob !!!

I've been trying to follow along since the beginning but I keep forgetting to come over here.



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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  08:13:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Fred. I know, I get bogged down trying to keep up with all the stuff on this forum. I
really hate doing a ship model on this RR forum but moving to this category gave me an excuse.

here she is with more planking applied.



Bob


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  10:37:20 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Have no fear Bob. We all love modeling whether it's rails, trails or sails.



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Guff
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  1:08:31 PM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Bob, Never hate showing your work on the forum....We love it!

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Carl B
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  1:26:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I second Franks post- if it's modeling.... it belongs here!


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Orionvp17
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  1:37:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Amen to Frank, Carl, Dave and the rest of the world! This is Good Stuff! Please by all means keep it coming!

Pete
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George D
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  2:03:13 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Sarge, you're doing some fine model building and you have an interested group of model railroaders following you. Keep it coming.

George



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slimrails
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  6:28:54 PM  Show Profile  Visit slimrails's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Very impressive, Bob. Model railroading isn't the only way to use our skills and your doing a terrific job of showing us just that.


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kebmo
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Posted - 07/19/2019 :  8:38:50 PM  Show Profile  Visit kebmo's Homepage  Reply with Quote
mr. santos, your vessel is looking mighty sea worthy. when do sea trials begin?

the only mystery in life is...why did the kamikaze pilots wear helmets?

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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/20/2019 :  1:36:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for commenting, all of you.

I added the keel and the bow and stern timbers and applied the coppering. This photo is
cheating a bit, I have some touch-up to do and then the whole other side of coppering.

Now here's an observation. When making a paper model it's nice to have all the detail
already printed but when you mess up and ruin a part, you are sort of up the creek without
the proverbial paddle. This does not apply to the paper models that you download and print
out because in them you can always print out a new part. Please do not ask how I know this.



Bob




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Ensign
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Posted - 07/20/2019 :  1:47:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, with each new layer you add, she just gets better looking!
I don't think I could ever build a ship this way, I hate doing paperwork!

Greg Shinnie



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quartergauger48
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Posted - 07/20/2019 :  9:08:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, you are making great progress. With your skills, you'll be able to replicate the part with no problem... It is looking very ship shape now with paint on her'... Remember the old antic. 'When stuck in a hole, keep digging'...


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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/22/2019 :  06:21:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for your posts Greg and Ted, your encouragement moves the process along.

I finished applying the copper sheathing to the other side and added the frieze work along the
tops of both sides.

Since the next steps will require that the upper decks be in place I must return to work
on the cannons. That is because once these decks are in place will not be able to reach
half the guns.



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Carl B
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Posted - 07/22/2019 :  07:06:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking better all the time Bob.
Any chance you can increase the photo size?



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