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Fletcher class, always looking for more info
by MU1_Beagle
31 Aug 2014 at 12:32am
My current project is a digital version of a round bridged Fletcher class destroyer. I am working from various sources including a booklet of general plans for USS Sigsbee corrected to December 1, 1944 as well as the CD plan books from Floating...
Always looking for more knowledge about the hobby
by misterdon
30 Aug 2014 at 9:05am
So far I've built the bounty Jolly boat and the Virginia which I really didn't many problems with. I the decided to build the Mayflower 1620 by AL. Wow, what a difference. the rigging is a little over my head I only have the basic tools, but it...
Hi from Alfredo
by Piloto
29 Aug 2014 at 11:15pm
It is a pleasure to be a member of this community were I hope I will learn to build model boats the right way with your help and that anything that I might be able to contribute as little as it may be, so that we can all be proud of our models and...
I am a new member
by albeader
29 Aug 2014 at 7:06am
Just came on board. Since this is my first effort at plank on bulkhead modelling, I can use all the suggestions that come my way.
Looking for other modelers
by bayard
24 Aug 2014 at 3:18am
I have not been able to find other modelers in Roanoke , Virginia or anywhere nearby ot even in Virginia. Any information would be greatly appreciated,
Hi from Newbie in OZ
by AussieBRJ
23 Aug 2014 at 2:39pm
Greetings to all on this forum. I found this forum while searching for info for my first project, and am impressed by the wealth of knowledge of members.
Artesania Latina Swift Build
by DocBlake
23 Aug 2014 at 8:55am
As a distraction from rigging the Armed Virginia Sloop, I began AL's "Swift". I substituted some wood, including adding boxwood for the upper planking, a wenge wale, bloodwood trim, and holly with rosewood for the deck houses. I kind of like the...
aeropiccolo electric plank bender
by lindsay
22 Aug 2014 at 6:37pm
Hi I am looking for an aeropiccolo plank bender. Does anyone know where I can get one?
Hello from a new member
by lindsay
22 Aug 2014 at 3:55am
Just came onboard. Glad to have found this Forum and I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with the membership.
Someday HMS Surprise will be on my side
by irjebiv
20 Aug 2014 at 6:29pm
Hello all, I joined this forum because it looked like the ideal place to go for advice and help with my new hobby. I've modeled airplanes and tanks and even a plastic USS Constitution but always wanted to make that giant leap to wooden ships. Then...
I'm back to the shipyard!
by halbaby7
20 Aug 2014 at 6:44am
Hello everyone. After some forty years of modeling inactivity due to college, wars, family, kids etc (most of you probably know the drill) I'm happy to say I'm ready to venture forth anew. I am aware that after that many years things change, new...
Gibbo's DelPrado Victory
by Gibbo
19 Aug 2014 at 11:43am
Started this around ten years ago and had to take a forced couple of weeks off of work back in April so got back into it, had the ribs and decks done, then left it sitting on a window sill for ten years
Cap'n K
by kupersdad
19 Aug 2014 at 9:56am
After starting with a few Midwest kits and AL's Swift (which I passed on to my son), and after several years away from the bench, I'm ready to dive in again. But this time I'll study what others have suggested and seek further advice from the...
Sizing blocks
by learning
18 Aug 2014 at 11:56am
Block Sizing Working on Artisenia Latina model and I have one question. Surely the people at Artisenia don't know, does any one else know how to determine the size of a block??? Thanks in advance, 'learning'

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