Build Log: Jotika/Caldercraft 1/64 HM Brig Badger

rdsaplala

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Thanks very much for the good word Bruce :D

Sorry for the prolonged absence guys, anyway, I'm happy to report that Badger is now complete after all the trials and tribulations that came along. Here are her pics :D







Modified my swivel guns a bit


Yes, I know the barrels are supposed to be lashed to eyelets, but my nerves just can't stand forcing my stubby hands into all that rigging so instead I just gave the crew a rope coil so they can lash it on their own... they're still looking for some spare eyelets to use :lol: :lol: :lol:


Sometimes I wonder if it was worth all the effort putting the hinges for the trunion caps of these guns as they are barely visible... :roll: well at least we know they're there... just use your imagination :lol:


One thing I regret is using the BADGER lettering provided... I think it's too modern for this ship :roll:





Nothing much in these next pics, just a bunch of rope coils.


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Here is another set of pics I made using my modified "shot corner" (made from the table edge and the corner of the wall :lol: ) I think I need to improve its lighting and invest in an SLR Camera but just the same, it served as a good "experiment" in photography, plus the bed covers in the previous photos just look a bit silly :lol:












Well, I guess that's about it... this closes my log for Badger :)

This has been a really fulfilling experience for me, having met a lot of friends and mentors along the way. I thank each and everyone of you who have dropped by to share your thoughts and advice, they have all motivated me to strive to be a better modeller :D

And though Badger's log is now at an end, my Pegasus' log is just about to begin, and I hope to see you all there :D It's a fairly more complicated build so I'll need the help I can get ;) Thanks again to all! :8)
 
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Hi aldo

Your Badger in looking very nice, you have done a top job on your ship.
Looking sharp+++++++ :handgestures-salute:

Børge :D
 

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I agree with all the other comments. Nicely executed and great job on the rigging. I thought it very nice and appropriate with the bed sheets photos since you are putting the ship to sleep.
 

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Kamusta Aldo -
I know that you must be very proud of your accomplishments - it is surely a beautiful ship you have. Congratulations friend.

Donnie
 

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Thank you for the kind words, Bill, I'm glad you're finding my log helpful.

I would suggest starting a build-log for your Badger so we could all follow along. There are also plenty of talented members here that could provide valuable help and advise in case you come across a problem during your build :)
 

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Aldo,
I just started working on the Badger and am thrilled to find your log! You have done a great job and are an inspiration to a beginner like me. The Badger is my second build and all I've done so far is lay the keel.
Bill