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    Has Henry changed something about his designs? ...

    Has Henry changed something about his designs? The guns look more robust and in keeping with SoG size than the KS with the Victory and Santissima Trinidad that we all bought into a few years back.
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    That is very nice! Is that actually 1/1000?

    That is very nice! Is that actually 1/1000?
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    The finished lugger, Agilite'. 58876 58877

    The finished lugger, Agilite'.

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    58864 Agilite' with two sisters for...

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    Agilite' with two sisters for comparison.

    Today's progress; the hull is done. The sails have gotten their first paint.
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    The fore and main courses are 0.060" carbon fiber...

    The fore and main courses are 0.060" carbon fiber rod. The topmasts and mizzen are 0.030" carbon fiber. The yards, bowsprit, and boomkin are styrene rod.
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    58863 Here's a temporary fitting of...

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    Here's a temporary fitting of everything. I'm quite satisfied with the effect so far, but lots of painting and fitting to go.
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    58862 Boomkin and bowsprit attached, though...

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    Boomkin and bowsprit attached, though bowsprit will be cut down a little. Mizzen is temporarily fitted.
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    58859 The incision is made. The quarterdeck is...

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    The incision is made. The quarterdeck is shortened by the width of 1 gunport.

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    The two halves are glued together and the stem on. An Alligator is included for comparison.
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    58855 The hull has arrived for Agilite'. The...

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    The hull has arrived for Agilite'. The square rigger masts are off, and the beakhead sanded away. It seems that luggers have rounded bows. I'm considering adding a stem piece. I'm also...
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    I concur with Rob, Vol. Your modeling skills are...

    I concur with Rob, Vol. Your modeling skills are exceptional!
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    You're exactly right, Vol. 0.020" Styrene sheets...

    You're exactly right, Vol. 0.020" Styrene sheets from Evergreen.

    I originally tried 0.010" but it didn't shape as well.

    I shape them by wrapping them over a small dowel or handle of a...
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    What's on Your Workbench for October 2022?

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    The masts and sails of my lugger Agilite'.

    Next up, getting an Alligator and modifying the hull.

    I've been learning a lot about luggers the last few days.
    One of the the...
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