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#241 Posted : 28 September 2018 14:23:55

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I'm enjoying your build, keep it coming ThumpUp.
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#242 Posted : 09 November 2018 16:23:32

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Has your build stalled? I enjoyed the updates and watching it grow.
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#243 Posted : 13 November 2018 20:27:39

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fantastic looking build. Cool BigGrin
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#244 Posted : 19 November 2018 09:47:48

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Titanic5972 wrote:
Has your build stalled? I enjoyed the updates and watching it grow.


It had indeed. Weather conditions and interference from some other projects had delayed work on the Scharnhorst for a while. I am happy to report that those are now dealt with and I'm fast catching up back to the original schedule.



With issue 61 the remaining gaps in the second planking were closed up and the hull prepared for filling, sanding and priming.



Issue 62: The hull after said filling, sanding and priming. This took.... a while. For climate reasons (too hot, too wet, too dark) and me being loathe to cover myself in a layer of horrible dust. Also my insistence on doing my sanding with hand tools and me never being happy with the result. Between the first picture and this one two months passed in total. I am now happy with the result.



Issues 63-65: A build stand was built and the first half of deck planking was test fit on the deck. This is where you will be made painfully aware if you built a banana. So far things look ok.



Issues 66-69: Bilge keels are built up from two layers of brass and fitted to the hull. This is why we need the build stand.

And that's where we are right now.
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#245 Posted : 19 November 2018 13:36:46

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Looking very good Greyhawk. Taking shape now!BigGrin Cool

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#246 Posted : 20 November 2018 07:15:21

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Great to see your back on track.
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#247 Posted : 20 November 2018 08:00:34

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Coming on excellent, great work.

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#248 Posted : 20 November 2018 08:41:45

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All your efforts are certainly coming to fruition, looking amazing.....Drool Drool

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#249 Posted : 20 November 2018 11:49:47

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Impressive build! The hull looks great!
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