Welcome Guest Search | Active Topics | Log In | Register

High Transom Options
SquareWheel
#1 Posted : 17 December 2019 15:54:19

Rank: Newbie

Groups: Registered

Joined: 01/08/2019
Posts: 4
Points: 12
Location: TX
Trying to figure out if I have messed up. My transom is a good 5-10 mm high compared to the instructions. Have I done something wrong?

File Attachment(s):
IMG_1429.jpg (1,489kb) downloaded 5 time(s).
IMG_1433.jpg (1,734kb) downloaded 3 time(s).
IMG_1434.jpg (1,464kb) downloaded 3 time(s).
SquareWheel
#2 Posted : 17 December 2019 15:58:29

Rank: Newbie

Groups: Registered

Joined: 01/08/2019
Posts: 4
Points: 12
Location: TX






Gandale
#3 Posted : 17 December 2019 19:59:55

Rank: Super-Elite

Build-Diary Medal: Build-Diary Medal of HonourPublisher Medal: Article published MedalActive Service Medal: 500 post active service MedalPurple Medal: Super active service medal for 1000 postsRed Medal: Red MedalTurquoise Medal: Turquoise Medal for model making know-how contributionOutstanding Build: An award for an outstanding build
Groups: Administrators, Registered, Global Forum Support, Moderator, Official Builds, Administrator

Joined: 08/09/2012
Posts: 14,121
Points: 43,158
Location: Aberdeen
I can't see where you've gone wrong if at all. It all looks good to me... I'd leave as is with a view to possibly lowering the top of the transom some time later.....Cool Cool

Regards

Alan
birdaj2
#4 Posted : 17 December 2019 20:48:45

Rank: Super-Elite

Build-Diary Medal: Build-Diary Medal of HonourActive Service Medal: 500 post active service MedalPurple Medal: Super active service medal for 1000 postsRed Medal: Red MedalTurquoise Medal: Turquoise Medal for model making know-how contribution
Groups: Registered

Joined: 31/05/2010
Posts: 5,031
Points: 15,138
Location: Wiltshire
Just a suggestion but wondering if anyone is at a similar stage to you and could measure the height of their side frames from that notch to the top of the frame and see how that compares to yours.

Tony
Happy Modelling

BUILDING: Harley Davidson Fat boy, E-Type Jaguar, Lam. Countach, 1:200 Bismarck (Hachette)
SUBSCRIPTION COMPLETE (Awaiting building): USS Constitution
COMPLETED: Porsche 911
Cerberus
#5 Posted : 07 January 2020 18:47:12

Rank: Newbie

Groups: New Members, Unapproved

Joined: 30/12/2019
Posts: 1
Points: 3
Location: St. Louis
I am just starting my build, received the first months shipment yesterday. I will let you know when I get to that stage. May be a bit...
Plymouth57
#6 Posted : 07 January 2020 19:15:32

Rank: Elite

Build-Diary Medal: Build-Diary Medal of HonourActive Service Medal: 500 post active service MedalPurple Medal: Super active service medal for 1000 postsRed Medal: Red MedalTurquoise Medal: Turquoise Medal for model making know-how contributionOutstanding Build: An award for an outstanding build
Groups: Registered

Joined: 03/10/2012
Posts: 1,732
Points: 5,206
Location: Plympton
Hi Square Wheel!
I can't see how you could have gone wrong either, as the cut outs in the transom match perfectly with the stern sides. Looking at the photo on the guide, is that an extra section of wood along the top of the side or just a difference in the grain of the wood? I would go with Alan, either re-shape the transom later or else add a strip of wood to bring the sides up to it. It shouldn't make too much difference to the ship's appearance either way.

Robin.
First wooden ship: The Grimsby 12 Gun 'Frigate' by Constructo Second: Bounty DelPrado Part Works Third: HMS Victory DelPrado Part Works 1/100 scale
Diorama of the Battle of the Brandywine from the American Revolutionary War Diorama of the Battle of New Falkland (unfinished sci-fi), Great War Centenary Diorama of the Messines Ridge Assault
Index for the Victory diary is on page 1
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Powered by YAF | YAF © 2003-2009, Yet Another Forum.NET
This page was generated in 0.170 seconds.
DeAgostini