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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptySat May 12, 2018 11:46 am

Hi all,
My third topic on this site....

My "Cutty" version took 6.5 years of weekends to build, I think that equates to around 3,500 hours.
My third build and plenty of research went into the subject.

I lost count of the number of individual components, but, somewhere in the region of 10,000 - 15,000 (2,500 in copper plating the Hull, every yard, an average of 150 components, etc.)

Some days, consisted of, "Going to do some stuff" and walking straight back out of the Ship Room. (Had to be otherwise inspired or "don't touch!!" Smile )

The Kit was "Wanting" a lot, I gave it a lot and a bit of a "Bash"
The build is by no means the best example that I have seen but I was reasonably happy with it, a little piece of marine art.

I'll post some photos of the build tomorrow. (There's a lot of them, so, might take a couple of days.)

Cheers....HOF.
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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptySun May 13, 2018 2:12 am

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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptySun May 13, 2018 2:41 am

Hi All,
Hopefully the photos thus far give you some idea of the order in building the Hull/Deck Furniture.
I'll post some more later, Masting/Rigging/Etc.

Cheers....HOF.
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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptySun May 13, 2018 4:53 am

A few more photos for today....
Please let me know if you tire of these....  Smile

Cheers....HOF.

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(You may be asking why the Cutty Sark, possibly the most modelled Ship?)

Something that I always wanted to do since I was a Lad....
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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptySun May 13, 2018 6:05 am

Hi All,
I'll find some other detail and finished photos of the Cutty Sark hopefully tomorrow.
Enjoy!!

Cheers....HOF.
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PostSubject: Re: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptySun May 13, 2018 1:15 pm

I don't ever get tired of this post 2thumbsup , never.  the detail in the rigging etc, that makes this ship look tremendous. as I said before you must have been blessed with patience of a saint,   

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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptyMon May 14, 2018 12:19 am

Thank you Gentlemen,
Yup the Rigging was "Interesting" to say the least.
I enjoyed the challenge.
The model is in it's "Harbour Rig" configuration with Yards lowered and Sails "Unshipped."

The one problem that I needed to address was that I needed a Cabinet, I tackled this about two thirds of the way through the build, Dust is the real killer!!  Smile  Given the size of the model, it takes up a bit of "Real Estate."

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PostSubject: Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK   Sergal/Mantua Cutty SARK EmptyMon May 14, 2018 12:26 am

I also had to keep the Centre of Gravity as low as possible, we get Earthquakes here. The Cabinet and Model successfully rode out the 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake, November, 2016  Smile

Cheers....HOF.
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