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Old 08-23-2009, 10:17 AM
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winans' gunboat

here are some pics of my interpretation of the 1860s ross winans 500 ton gunboat proposal for the russian navy.

free download (renova) scaled down to 1/250, modified armament using the muzzle loader from paper shipwright's hms staunch. some tamya acrylics, rigging made from stretched sprue.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:26 AM
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I've built this one as well and it's a great model and well designed. But your work on it is fantastic! I'm amazed at the quality of your work in this small scale!
Well done!
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:51 AM
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Superb! A wonderful example of the paper modelers art.
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Old 08-23-2009, 11:30 AM
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That looks outstanding!
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Old 08-23-2009, 11:37 AM
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OMG...that's just about enough to make me throw away my Fiscar's and take up needlepoint! Terrific job.
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Old 08-23-2009, 11:46 AM
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I agree, excellent build, very clean.
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Old 08-23-2009, 12:07 PM
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Beautifully executed. What is its actual measurement in 1/250 scale?
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Old 08-23-2009, 12:14 PM
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Wow! I REALLY like that! Very nicely done. I may have to attempt one myself someday.
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Old 08-23-2009, 12:25 PM
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That cannon is unbelievable...or is that a massively upscaled card model of a Euro cent?
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:11 PM
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Great build. I have looked @ this vessel many times, but you seemed to really capture the look. Look forward to seeing more of you work. The gun was just awesome.Rick
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