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George Castro04/10/2021 13:40:41
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Hi, many years ago I purchased many models from plastic cars, planes and ships to some wooden ship models to absorb many hours of leisure time. Its only been recent (retired) that I finally had the time to really get into it and I love it. Made many plastic models but now want to get into wooden ships that I had. One is the Artesania Courageux ii which I guess could be classified as entrance level suitable for me but when I opened the package (new when purchased), it is missing some instructions so am hoping there is someone here who maybe able to help me. There are sheets of photo's but my kit only includes photos 9 to 25 so I am missing photos 1 to 8. Also there is a poor photo copy instruction sheet titled "19003 Fulgaro" which appears to be wrong as the name on the box is Courageux ii 19006. I am not sure though so hoping anyone can advise me. I did contact Artesania Latina via their web-site who advised that they could not assist me. Apologies for long message.

Dave Cooper 605/10/2021 10:13:51
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Hi George and welcome to the forum.

A quick Google search suggests that the kit is still available :-, etc.

They may be able to help with a photocopy or two ?

You've also posted here in the "Beginners Section" of the forum, so you could try broadening the search to other areas where folk may still have the original box /instructions 'on the shelf'.

Good hunting !


redpmg05/10/2021 12:22:03
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I have a kit somewhere - will have a look and check what instructions that has . Artesania tended to put some instruction photos on the outside of the box at that time - presume you checked that.

If need be I can scan & send you copies via Email later .

redpmg05/10/2021 14:10:46
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Hi George - photos & scans done of your missing bits - sent you a pm ,

George Castro05/10/2021 22:37:03
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Many many thanks to both of you for your advice and also assistance. I will pm redpmg for the info.

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