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HMS Endevour Lifeboat Options
Erik A
#1 Posted : 12 September 2018 02:56:05

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Well i bit the bullet and ordered the Endevours lifeboat. a good first time boat and with some relevance to me given Captain Cooks history with New Zealand. Ordered and paid on Monday and the model arrived with me this morning at work.did a quick look through the box and will commence after i have got a few tools together probably this weekend.
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Martyn Ingram
#2 Posted : 12 September 2018 06:39:23

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BigGrin Nice choice looking forward to this one Cool
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#3 Posted : 12 September 2018 07:31:48

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BigGrin Welcome to the forum and nice choice of kit. Any help if you need it just ask.Cool
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#4 Posted : 12 September 2018 07:43:34
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A great choice of first ship kit, look forward to seeing how you get on and good luck with the build. Cool
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#5 Posted : 12 September 2018 07:53:47

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Welcome to the forum, lovely kit and I look forward to seeing it come together.

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#6 Posted : 12 September 2018 08:11:04

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Welcome to the forum, you've chosen a great kit to put together and I look forward to seeing your progress throughout the build... Masses of help available here if you need it....Cool Cool

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#7 Posted : 12 September 2018 08:16:08

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Hi Erik,
Welcome to the forum, looking forward to following your build.
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Erik A
#8 Posted : 12 September 2018 09:29:06

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Thanks everyone. Will try and remember to take pics etc as I move through the build
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#9 Posted : 12 September 2018 11:05:43

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Welcome to the forum, nice choice of first kit. I look forward to seeing your progress.

One tip, if you resize you pics so the file size is less than 140kb they will appear in your post without people having to download them. A guide on how to do this can be found here

http://forum.model-space....aspx?g=posts&t=244

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Erik A
#10 Posted : 12 September 2018 11:33:09

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Thanks for that. I did read it but I don't have a pic editor on my work pc so just used irfanview. Will do most of the pics etc at home so should be able to reduce the size
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#11 Posted : 12 September 2018 13:12:07

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Hi Erik and welcome to the forum.
Heres a picture editor I use. It'so easy to use because it shows up in the context menu. Here's the link:

https://download.cnet.com/s/image-resizer-for-windows-10/windows

And it's free!

Happy building
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#12 Posted : 12 September 2018 13:14:00

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daffy09 wrote:
Hi Erik and welcome to the forum.
Heres a picture editor I use. It'so easy to use because it shows up in the context menu. Here's the link:

https://download.cnet.com/s/image-resizer-for-windows-10/windows

Happy building
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and another showing how to use it:

https://www.bricelam.net/ImageResizer

Look forward to seeing your build come together
David
Erik A
#13 Posted : 13 September 2018 03:40:10

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Thanks David as you can see i got it sorted BigGrin

interesting the price spread on this kit

Model space (not available as out of stock) are 50 pds + 100 pds freight works out at about $300nz
1 local supplier was $106 + $6 freight which is the one i got
another local supplier was $120 + $15 frieght
another was $135 + $11 freight

pays to look around sometimes

Erik
Erik A
#14 Posted : 14 September 2018 02:07:02

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weekend is nearly upon me and i will be making a start. got some bits and pieces to pick up in the morning then usual house related stuff during the day and will commence in the evening.i have been reading the instructions and have done a browse through the build diaries to see who has done this in the past and MWGs diary is a good one so will use that as alternate source of pics and inspiration.Wife is not that happy with me taking over teh dining room table but i dont have a mancave so it is what it isBlushing
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#15 Posted : 14 September 2018 06:24:21

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BigGrin Good luck with the build , I have the same issue as I build on the kitchen table. Just make sure it's well covered and use a cutting mat Cool
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#16 Posted : 14 September 2018 16:16:46

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Look forward to seeing this one started. I have the same problem as you, in fact, SWMBO got so fed up, I've been relegated to the spare bedroom.
Happy building Erik
David
Erik A
#17 Posted : 16 September 2018 00:36:42

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Opened the box to make a start and while removing the plastic shrink wrap saw a broken piece. Hmmmm took the rest of the piece out and glued it back together will see how that goes.
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#18 Posted : 16 September 2018 00:39:13

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Wrong order in pics but as you can see stage 1 complete
Erik A
#19 Posted : 16 September 2018 01:49:18

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Stage 3 done.... now to leave it for the glue to set.
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#20 Posted : 16 September 2018 01:55:10

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WTG Looks like you are off to a great start. BigGrin

Congrats on your "Blue" medal for starting a build diary.

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