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Bob Wilson05/01/2020 17:22:55
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Welsh topsail schooner Miss Morris, progress at 5th January, 2020 -

Fitted the lower shrouds and tiny deadeyes yesterday -

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Edited By Bob Wilson on 05/01/2020 17:24:07

redpmg06/01/2020 09:38:57
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Brilliant as usual Bob . Nice to see - don't know how you have the patience & dexterity

Bob Wilson06/01/2020 10:03:03
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Thanks - I will admit to the dexterity - but I sure don't have much patience, and these models don't take all that long to build, as there are no knots to deal with - rigging all just glued on - Bob smiley

Bob Wilson08/01/2020 20:48:23
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The foresail is now set and rigged and I have fitted all the mast hoops on the main and mizzen masts. Also completed and fitted the shrouds, ratlines and deadeyes on the mainmast. Statistics as of today, 8th January, 2020. I began the model on the 20th October last. So far, I have worked on it for a total of 20 days during that time, with a grand total of just over 27 hours. An average of about 1.35 hours per day worked, but I had numerous days when I didn't do anything at all to it over the whole period.

Bob Wilson10/01/2020 15:52:15
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I have now completed the mainmast with the mainsail and gaff tospail set and rigged with both standing and running rigging.

Bob Wilson13/01/2020 18:26:43
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More progress, and now the main and mizzen masts are complete with all their sails and rigging. The next task will be to set and rig the jibs and staysails on the foremast, and finally, the three square topsails on the foremast. The model itself is now almost complete, but I have done very little on the display case and sea on account of the freezing cold weather that requires some work to be done outside.

Bob Wilson19/01/2020 15:38:41
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Virtually no interest in this one from fellow model shipbuilders, but quite a lot from collectors - All ready for the three square topsails now. There are 24 sets of tiny deades on it, each less than 1mm diameter with the lanyards visible. Don't know if you can see them on this image.


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Bob Wilson02/02/2020 16:18:48
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Miss Morris -

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Bob Wilson03/02/2020 07:33:28
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Here is a short Utube video of it being put in the sea - **LINK**

Bob Wilson08/02/2020 09:32:10
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And finally, in the display case.

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