Spanish Caravel Santa Maria Amati 1:200 Scale

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Re: Spanish Caravel Santa Maria Amati 1:200 Scale

Postby eric61 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:26 am

Hi Mike, yes it is very much appreciated, BTW it would have 2AM when you replied, don't you go to sleep? and about 3degrees, sh*^# that's cold.
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Eric
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Re: Spanish Caravel Santa Maria Amati 1:200 Scale

Postby Sgtmik » Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:37 pm

I'm retired and I'm recovering from prostate cancer. I don't go many places anymore so I stay up late and work on my models. It keeps depression away and no one bothers me. I live in Las Vegas a 24 hour town so any time is day time.
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Mike

Current Builds : HMAV Bounty
Caravel Santa Maria
Completed builds: HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat
H.M. Bark Endeavour
Builds in Cue: H.M.S. Endeavour's Long Boat
U.S.S. Constitution
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Re: Spanish Caravel Santa Maria Amati 1:200 Scale

Postby Sgtmik » Fri Jan 15, 2016 6:39 pm

Ahoy Mates,
Here is an update of my build so far. I have had some minor setbacks sue to being clumsy, but I hope to make repairs and proceed soon.

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Mike

Current Builds : HMAV Bounty
Caravel Santa Maria
Completed builds: HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat
H.M. Bark Endeavour
Builds in Cue: H.M.S. Endeavour's Long Boat
U.S.S. Constitution
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Re: Spanish Caravel Santa Maria Amati 1:200 Scale

Postby eric61 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:14 pm

Hi Mike, the base timber they supply, is it balsa or plywood? I hope your setbacks were to do with your model and not physical.
BTW Mike in your next post could you put a ruler along side the ship to give an idea of size, please.
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Eric
P.S. Just remembered, when I was at boarding school and about ten years old we used to sing "Santa Maria" (in English AND Spanish), usually in history class. Now to this day, 52 years on, I still have no idea why the hell we had to sing that song because it had absolutely nothing to do with South Africa (where I grew up or was dragged up!). I matriculated in 1971 and realised that I knew more about the rest of the world than I did of South Africa, go figure!!
Eric
Cook's Endeavour - current,
Sovereign of the Seas - current (deAgostini)
In queue: Marina II Fishing Boat by Artesania Latina
In queue: Mayflower by Model Shipways

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Re: Spanish Caravel Santa Maria Amati 1:200 Scale

Postby Sgtmik » Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:43 am

Hi Eric,
The pieces that make up the hull only are ply wood. I learned in Oregon where I grew up "In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. In the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. :banana-rock: :banana-dance:
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Mike

Current Builds : HMAV Bounty
Caravel Santa Maria
Completed builds: HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat
H.M. Bark Endeavour
Builds in Cue: H.M.S. Endeavour's Long Boat
U.S.S. Constitution

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