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cpt jack sparrow
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PostSubject: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 6:50 pm

This is my next prodject,she will be a 1/12 scale crab boat called the North Star.As you can see I have made a start by remaking the block,fitting the prop and removing some wood I was'nt happy with.This will be a very slow build so please bare with me.Any questions please ask.

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Tug--Kenny
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyMon Jun 27, 2011 8:43 pm

I do like the brass work Mr Sparrow.Quite enjoyable building something solid, don't you think.

Keep us posted please.

ken
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyTue Jun 28, 2011 8:08 am

Thanks Kenny but I did'nt do the brass work.My friend Brian remade the block for me,I forgot to say I bought this boat part built.This is only the second model I have ever attempted.The first is on tug boats and is also scratch built.
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 10:08 pm

Yes mate.very nice indeed.
i love seeing brass work.....it's always a shame to cover it with paint though.
can understand why all the old apprentice ship builders models are littered with such beautifully finished fittings.
neil.
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyWed Jun 29, 2011 10:34 pm

Can agree with you there Neil. However, if the brass work is good, then the part will be great even with paint. have seen some models with lots of beautiful brass work, but without paint. It does not look very good. even if each part is a masterpiece it is wrong in my opinion.
But I see your point Neil.
regards Ole
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jun 30, 2011 1:48 pm

Thanks for your kind words lads. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 07, 2011 9:51 am

You should always keep the working area clean, Capt Jack, that means clearing fish and crabs off the deck Very Happy

Looks very nice, my sort of boat that, so is it a kit or from plans?

Alan
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 07, 2011 12:48 pm

Hi Alan this is a complete scratch build with no plans. !!! affraid
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 07, 2011 6:19 pm

I'm suitably impressed Shocked


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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 07, 2011 6:52 pm

Thanks Alan but as I said earlier in the thread,I did buy it as a part built so its not all my own work.However most of it will be redone as it is not up to scratch in my opinion. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyWed Jul 20, 2011 10:02 pm

Time there was a bit more done on this boat Capt Very Happy


Alan
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 12:03 am

Looking great Chris keep the pic's coming Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 10:47 pm

Maybe the captain has been given shore leave Alan
And he is now crawling around in the garden, looking for weeds.
poor progress of the boat when you're stuck in the rose thorn.

Ole sunny
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 10:53 pm

Nice one Ole lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 11:10 pm

No not that!,due to lack of money,supplies ect.I did say at the start this would be a very slow build lol,on the other hand the tug has had a bit more done to her!!.Smile
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PostSubject: Re: North Star crab boat   North Star crab boat EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 11:30 pm

OK Capt, Ole and I will wait with bated breath. Smile

Alan
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