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Kevin Aris

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  1. i think you have become one of my top 5 modellers that i follow, stunning work
  2. its actually a fun build as well, i need a mast in early to check the revised rigging works, as i am hoping to make my own rope on this one, also will allow me time to get some aerly practice for making the sails from scratch i am try to achieve this file:///C:/Users/testuser/Desktop/all%20my%20builds/Amerigo%20Vespucci/f477t1284p142224n8_iSgdhECY.jpg
  3. very nice indeed but 1/200 i small enough for me, and i am not in a hurry to do another one of those looking forward to following your progress i
  4. @MeneMene good evening does the hatch def drop downwards, and not raised upwards?
  5. good evening everyone good god its 2 months since i last posted here, def time for an update Balcony completed after cabin stripped back and rebuilt forward cabin was binned and i made a new one derrick mast made up, will be rigged at a later date funnel cleaned up after left unpainted, as will all brass bits after awnings scratch built along with the davits a reminder of how she looked forward fittings, lots of them
  6. lovely build, and i have just reread your log what i do like very much, is the way that @Jamie @ Sovereign Hobbies made a comment, and reasons given wrt paint scheme, if all comments about builds were like that, we would all be happier modellers, i appreciate you took his comments and changed your colour scheme, as a result you have something to be even prouder off, well done
  7. Sorry Arjan i never saw you post until tonight, my boi is never far from me or the wife when we are crafting etc here he is on the grooming table next to me a couple days ago
  8. good morning everyone thank you for comments and likes well the forward wheel house is finished for now, im happy with the way she turned out, thats most of the big stuff done, still a a ton of smaller stuff to remake, scratch, find or repair
  9. adjustable was, very much so, in fact they were constantly adjusting themselves lol, all my boats will be moved this summer into a dedicated display area, so no doubt i will have to put them all back into place
  10. good evening everyone thank you for comments and likes the forward wheel house is still getting attention, having learnt to solder on the bluebell build it has paid dividends on the brass canopy the raft for the midships boats have been made up, still to be painted
  11. Amati Models - buy in our online store thank you for comments and likes
  12. thank you everyone this was a Mountfleet kit, i have been looking Sirmar next for a 1/96 HMS Hermes, or try to get a Rover auxiliary kit HMS Blue Rover (sirmarfittings.com) HMS Hermes (sirmarfittings.com)
  13. on and off the table between June 2020 and finished march 2021 given as a retirement gift pretty well OOB
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