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David56va
#1 Posted : 10 July 2019 21:23:48

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hi my name is Dave I purchased the full kit of the Victory. I plan on building painted version with sails copper tiles and cut out. Currently i can not start the ship because like many in the US pack two stages 11 thru 20 has been on backorder for several months and no date of restock is known.

After having the Victory sit on the shelf for a couple of months, I decided to at least start painting the 63 figures. I figured that by time the figures are completed I might have pack 2 so I can start on the ship

it takes me a couple of hours to clean, prime, paint, and seal the paint on each figure. So far I have a couple of them completed. I will post pictures as soon as I get a few more completed.
Martyn Ingram
#2 Posted : 10 July 2019 21:50:36

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BigGrin Hi Dave and welcome to the forum. Really looking forward to seeing your pictures of the crew Cool
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#3 Posted : 10 July 2019 22:43:20

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Hi Dave, welcome to the forum. I look forward to seeing your progress soon.Cool BigGrin

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#4 Posted : 10 July 2019 22:57:15

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Welcome to the forum Dave, hope you enjoy your time with us.... Look forward to seeing your work as your build progresses.... Good luck with the build....Cool Cool Cool

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David56va
#5 Posted : 10 July 2019 23:23:13

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Thanks for the warm welcome. I saw somewhere instructions for posting pictures. But can not seem to find it. Could someone point me in the right direction?? Confused
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#6 Posted : 10 July 2019 23:26:47

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David56va
#7 Posted : 14 July 2019 18:34:40

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i have question i am working on things that i can while waiting for pack 2 to arrive. so i am going to start on the captain launch. in looking at instruction in pack 12 it shows how to tie down all 4 of the boats. it also shows how to put the divots in the raised or lowered position. in the pictures that came with my Victory is show the launch tied to the divots in the lower position but the instruction do not show how to do this. am i missing something or is the pictures just showing it there for looks. i would like to have the launch in the divots or is that wrong Confused Confused
David56va
#8 Posted : 17 July 2019 14:08:53

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Called customer service again and still no pack two in stock. This time told me that they have no idea when it will arrive and with so many waiting on it i may not get my pack two when the shipment dies arrive. What gets me is they took my money for a kit that was not in stock. Customer service should tell people when they order that things are out of stock. So my build is on hold and packed up and on the shelf until when and if it arrives. Sorry for venting but this is very frustrating to pay for something and have to wait months for it to arrive
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