Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby jct » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:43 am

Wow Klarre...you just jumped right ahead, looks like your ready to start your rigging already, she looks good.
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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby popeye » Tue Apr 08, 2014 8:04 am

I see you've been busy.........got her looking very good! looks like masting will be the next task for you :D :D good work!
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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby Donnie » Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:43 pm

Dang ! You got your crew busy !!!!

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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby klarre » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:20 pm

Hi,

Doing some rigging on the schooner now. I find it kinda tricky and the lack of routines makes the result not very satisfying even though it looks OK. I totally underestimated the time this part of the construction takes. Not that it really matters, but always fun to be surprised. :)
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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby popeye » Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:22 am

neat way of making the shrouds........cool!
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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby klarre » Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:55 am

How do you do them? Any tips to share? :)
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Re: Bluenose II (Constructo, 1:135) by Klarre

Postby popeye » Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:13 am

hey Klarre.......I wish I did. I guess I'm kind of old school. depending on how many shrouds there are, I do them in pairs. I go from starboard to port, alternating as I go, keeping to the 2 1/2 spacing between dead eyes. I'm one of those guys that don't use a jig for the spacing.......not that I think symmetrical spacing is bad.......just that I think it looks more natural. I see so many neat ways to do them.......I never tire seeing the process done in different ways ;)
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Nordkap 476 / Cux 87 / Gundalow
Mary Ann / Susan A. / M&M fun ship
Phylly C & Denny-Zen / AmericA
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Half Moon
Boulogne Etaples
trawler Syborn
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