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Dry Docked 2018 campaign thread
d6mst0
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Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 11:27 PM UTC
Tim,

Wonderful finish. She is a pleasure to look at.

Mark
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Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 01:43 PM UTC

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Thanks Gary. After two and a half years, the long-drydocked junk is done!




Looks amazing. Attention to detail is just incredible!

I have gone back and added my pics to the gallery.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 09:24 AM UTC
The Campaign's gallery is now live.

https://gallery3.kitmaker.net/showgallery.php/cat/31345
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Posted: Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 07:46 AM UTC
Well done! Hopefully, we will get our campaign gallery soon.

Done
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McRunty - Trumpeter USS England
TimReynaga - Pyro War Junk


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GaryKato - DML 1/700 HMS Trafalgar
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Posted: Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 04:10 AM UTC
Thanks Gary. After two and a half years, the long-drydocked junk is done!

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Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 06:43 PM UTC
I've been following your thread. Amazing work!
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Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 02:33 PM UTC
The Junk is almost done...
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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 01:47 PM UTC
Done
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GaryKato - DML 1/700 HMS Trafalgar
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No word on the Campaign Gallery. It seems our Campaign Manager has been AWOL since March 31. No doubt, Real Life has his attention right now.

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Posted: Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 12:44 AM UTC
Rory,

These more recent pictures of your USS England are excellent - I can really see the details now! It makes me want to build one...
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Posted: Thursday, April 05, 2018 - 08:15 AM UTC

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Rory,
Your England looks great! The Measure 21 scheme is so dark, though, it is difficult to see against that white background - could you take some more pics against a darker backdrop so we can better appreciate your work?

From what I can see so far, it looks first rate!



Its actually stopped raining here and there is some sun. I will take her outside and get some brighter pictures

*Later*

Took some better pics in better natural light.




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Posted: Thursday, April 05, 2018 - 12:35 AM UTC

The junk's boom lashings are now done - ready for masts and sails!
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Posted: Thursday, April 05, 2018 - 12:23 AM UTC
Rory,
Your England looks great! The Measure 21 scheme is so dark, though, it is difficult to see against that white background - could you take some more pics against a darker backdrop so we can better appreciate your work?

From what I can see so far, it looks first rate!
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Posted: Wednesday, April 04, 2018 - 11:39 PM UTC
Rory,

She is a fine looking ship, well done.

Mark
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Posted: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 08:35 PM UTC
I didn't notice that one hadn't been created. A request has been made.

Congratulations on finishing!

I know the feeling of trying to fix things and making it worse. I spent a bit of time trying to put the wheel back on an leIG-18, only to knock yet another piece off.
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Posted: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 01:01 PM UTC
Going to call this one done. Spent pretty much the whole weekend on her. I am not 100% happy but reached a point where the more I tinkered the more I messed up.

So here is the USS England, warts and all




I looked for the campaign gallery to post these in but couldn't find it. I will post them there once it has been created or I am pointed in the right direction.
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Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 10:45 AM UTC
They were full-hull kits so I think they weren't played with much. Now, if they had been waterline ....
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Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 04:32 AM UTC

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Did Pyro make a "Monitor and Merrimac" kit? I seem to remember building one as a kid. My brother built the Monitor and build the (Merrimac) Virginia.
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They did - the combo kit was later issued by Life-Like and Lindberg,as I recall.

So did you and your brother have your ships fight it out?

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Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 04:28 AM UTC
Did Pyro make a "Monitor and Merrimac" kit? I seem to remember building one as a kid. My brother built the Monitor and build the (Merrimac) Virginia.



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Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 02:36 AM UTC
I’m in with Pyro’s Chinese War Junk in 1/87 scale. Begun in 2015, I restarted it again this month after drydocking it for nearly a year. Here’s how she looked at the start of this month’s reboot:
I have since been working on the masts and sails.
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Posted: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 08:19 AM UTC
Good progress. I hope to build one of these someday since one was named for a sailor from my hometown who was killed at Pearl Harbor.
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Posted: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 04:13 AM UTC
Have re-commenced work on my USS England. Superstructure and deck are now built and ready for paint. Weapons and mast to be built.


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Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018 - 11:19 AM UTC
Proposed ribbon.

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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 01:50 AM UTC
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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 06:10 AM UTC
Ahoy crewmates

I am in yet again with my Airfix E-Boat.


CHeers


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Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 - 03:15 AM UTC

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I am in. Will hopefully complete Trumpeters USS England which I started with a bang and which has fizzled out.



Rory, it is looking like a Buckley DE! I've been contemplating taking on this very model, so I'll be interested to see how your build progresses!