Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

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Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Mike41 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:46 am

This building log of The Caravel Pinta is based on the book ‘the Ships of Christopher Columbus by Xavier Pastor’ and detailed drawings prepared by Jeff Staudt.

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Class & type: Caravel
Tons burthen: 60 – 70 tons
Length: 17 m (56 ft) on deck
Draught: 2.31 m (7.6 ft)
Complement: 69

Keel & Keelson Assembly:
The following parts are made from European Beechwood
1. Keel
2. Sternpost Keel
3. Sternpost
4. Stem
5. Apron
6. Deadwood
7. Keelson
8. Stern Keelson
9. Apron

This is a few photos of the assembly.

Any comments or questions are appreciated.

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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by neptune » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:30 am

G'day Mike and welcome to the forum, we are all a friendly bunch on here, very nice build you have going, I look forward to seeing more,

best regards John.

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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Mike41 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:57 am

Thanks John, I will be posting more pictures soon.
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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by zoly99sask » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:00 am

Hello Mike,welcome aboard.I was following this build on Msb,seems like a nice Pof plan for scratch building nice work.

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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Mike41 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:09 pm

Thanks Zoltan,
The MSB site is going away so I need to move some stuff to a different site and Winston recommended this one. I’ll try not to overload the site I have a several logs to move. lol
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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by zoly99sask » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:20 pm

Mike,you have maybe two month to move but don't worry about the overload ,we have a big hangar.

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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Sgtmik » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:44 pm

Ahoy Mike,
Welcome aboard I think you will find this a very friendly forum. I really like the way you do your build log. You have a great start I will be watching with enthusiasm. Nice work. :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Mike41 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:47 pm

Thanks Zoltan,
I expect to see several other model builders moving logs for the next two months.
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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Mike41 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:20 pm

Thanks Mike, this is my first day here and everyone has been very friendly. I am glad you like my build log I will try to keep it interesting.

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Re: Pinta 1492 by Mike 41 – 1:32 scale Caravel

Post by Aussie048 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:10 pm

Hi Mike

Welcome to SOS. I am am much enjoying watching you build log take shape.

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