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About GrantGoodale

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  1. One trick that I have used for something like that is to find some wood that is a very close match to those planks. I then use the sanding drum on my Dremel to create a pile of sawdust. Mix that with some white glue or any other binding agent and you will have a putty that fills in the gaps. The fill will hardly be noticeable if your new wood is a close match. HTH.
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    1/350 HMS Exeter (1939) - York class cruiser

    Jamie, have you tried taking your old hard drive to a shop that specializes in data recovery? It would be a pity to loose the WIP research.
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    C.S.S David in 1/32 scale

    Latest issue of Sea Classics about the David vs the New Ironsides. Interesting stuff.
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    Where has EZ line gone to ?

    Try looking in model railroad shops.
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    HMS Endeavour

    Hi Ian - I do get the Modellers Central newsletter. Always interesting and they kn ow how to spell correctly I will have to look up those clamps. Thanks - Grant
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    HMS Endeavour

    I love those clamps that you are using for the planking. Where did you get them? TIA
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    A wooden interlude FINISHED

    Personally - I like the wood
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    Newby question on rigging

    Standing rigging was tarred so it would be black. Running rigging would be natural hemp. HTH
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    Revell type 7c to 7b conversion

    Hi Thomas - Have you tried http://uboat.net/ HTH
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    HMAS/m AE2, Scratchbuild

    I have a variable speed Dremel but even its slowest speed is too fast. See if you can find a fixed speed Dremel (usually an old one) and then get a variable speed control switch at any place that sells electrical parts. They are frequently used for light dimmers. Do not try the dimmer with the variable speed unit - won't work. I have used my drill press rig with a sanding drum so I can use it to shape wooden parts. Dusty but effective.
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    HMAS/m AE2, Scratchbuild

    I have the Dremel drill press and I am very happy with it. HTH
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    Oil Tanker 3/16"=1'-0 Scratch built

    Thank you for putting a ruler along side. Many people post photos with coins as a reference but I have no idea of their actual size. The coins that I can use are North American, not European or Asian. I don't expect Europeans or Asians to know the size of North American coins either. A ruler solves all those problems. My pet peeve. Rant mode off.
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    Revell Cutty Sark in 1/350 scale...

    What did you use for the rigging?
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    Clyde Puffer

    Can't say about the seamanship but it was one heck of a good navigation job.
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    Clyde Puffer

    I love that prop idea! Many thanks.