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Old 05-02-2021, 03:36 PM
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My congratulation

Hallo Micheal, my congratulation



for your "german " ulfberth model!!!
Having a fantasy model or better a neverwere as picture or a 3d model is one thing, but building it is something different!
I have some of this desingns whether by myself, by friends or as a neverwere on disc as 3d model, but as a german i didn t dare to built one of them.
But it's great to see such a model getting into shape!
I'm looking forward to see the completed model of yours !


My congratulation from the other side of the atlantic


Thomas
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Old 05-02-2021, 04:46 PM
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Vielen Dank Thomas.
I appreciate the kind and encouraging comments.
Mike
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Old 05-02-2021, 06:17 PM
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A very interesting and colourful design. Do you have plans anywhere so when I gain some experience I might make a copy for my shelf? I have been a member here for several years but now have some time to commit on this hobby. I noticed you said you used SketchUp to make the model. Most people I know use that for architecture. Do you find it good for naval architecture? Are you able to flatten all of the shapes using SU?
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Old 05-03-2021, 06:23 AM
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A very interesting and colourful design. Do you have plans anywhere so when I gain some experience I might make a copy for my shelf? I have been a member here for several years but now have some time to commit on this hobby. I noticed you said you used SketchUp to make the model. Most people I know use that for architecture. Do you find it good for naval architecture? Are you able to flatten all of the shapes using SU?

Regarding plans: Sorry I do not have any plans or drawings to send you for this ship. It was intended as simply a “one-of-a-kind” personal project, so I made no provisions to allow others to duplicate it.

Regarding SketchUp: Yes, it works well for naval architecture. I use it to create the parts and assemblies for nearly every area of the project. In fact, it has the potential to do much more than I use it for. Almost all of my work is done in 2D. But I think most people use it in 3D.
As far as I know, there are additional features called “Extensions” that can be downloaded for the program and are useful for things like flattening shapes. I have not used them, so I can’t provide any information for those.

Its nice to read you are planning to spend some time with this kind of work. I hope you enjoy it.
Mike

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Old 05-03-2021, 07:00 AM
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I love this project more with each new image posted and detail described. Your workmanship is nothing short of artistry.
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Old 05-03-2021, 03:57 PM
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Thanks, when I first saw the picture I thought I was looking at a French or Russian per-dreadnought and started researching the name to no avail until I figured it out. A classic design.
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