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    πŸ“ Good buy from Lidl
    1 month ago by swanee ( Recruit)
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    I was so impressed by all the posts the I trotted off to my local store and bought one. Construction is pretty good and the performance is more than adequate. Well spotted that man.😊
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    πŸ“ Castle class Frigate - HMS Harlech Castle
    4 years ago by swanee ( Recruit)
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    Cenbeth, I've had very mixed results using cyno on brass even when roughening the surface.
    Davem, Thanks for the pics, thats a good looking model.

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    πŸ“ Castle class Frigate - HMS Harlech Castle
    4 years ago by swanee ( Recruit)
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    I have been building this boat on and off for years, I know It's only semi-scale but It Is an attractive model none the less. My problem Is building the lattice mast structure. I was thinking of soldering It from from brass strip and angle (I can use a soldering Iron) with high and low temp solder to simplify construction. As almost everyone on this site Is more experienced than me, I wondered If anyone else has a better Idea.
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    I love the blog on HMS Diamond, what a beauty.

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    πŸ“ Huntsman refurb
    4 years ago by swanee ( Recruit)
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    I know that I'm a bit late in commenting but better late than never. Just had to say what a beautiful boat you ended up with. I built Swordsman from the ModelMaker plan (anyone remember the ModelMaker ?) when it was published back in the distant past. The Huntsman/Swordsman boats have among the most beautiful powerboats ever designed.
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