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Bob Abell25/04/2010 15:13:54
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Well done, Tankerman!
 
A real work of art...........How long did it take you?
 
Bob
James Thomas26/05/2010 16:38:45
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Fantastic!! What skill and patience you must have!
Pierre26/05/2010 19:10:56
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Having just finished the first planking of HMS Endeavour I think I'll stop now!  I KNOW that my model is never going to reach that level of perfection, sniff, sniff.......sob
Well done Tankerman............beautiful model!!
 Going back to building my 1/4 scale Toylander - much less detail!!
Pierre
Tankerman10/06/2010 14:10:20
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  Gentlemen, I am sorry for the delay in replying to you, I have only just become aware of your postings.
 
 The model took about two years to build and much pleasure was gained from doing research in to how Royal Navy ships of the period were built, decorated and rigged. My main interest is in Merchant Navy ships, and in particular British coasters of the 20th. century so I had a lot to learn.
 
 James, I always say that patience is not required when you are doing something you enjoy, patience is required for chores and the mundane.
 
 Pierre, don't lose faith, I've been making models for nearly sixty years and I'm still learning and trying to improve.
 
 Chris

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