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carojon07 Dec 2019 2:52 a.m. PST

Following feedback from a series of recent posts I have done looking at the work completed on my collection of the new 1:700th ships from Warlord Games, I have put together a downloadable rigging guide.

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As well as the standing rigging I like to include running rigging to the models and hopefully this step by step tutorial will enable those that want to do the same thing to have a go.

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If that includes you, then you can find out more by following the link to JJ's

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Jonathan (JJ)

britishbulldog08 Dec 2019 4:04 a.m. PST

Hi Jonathan,
I have read your articles on the link as I have been condidering 'having a go' at Black Seas. you have definely inspired me to pursue this in the New Year.
I have one criticism of your presentation of the models and I do not want to offend you in any way when I ask: Could the acrylic bases be somewhat thinner with maybe a chamfered edge?
That said the articles are very good and thanks for taking the time to share your efforts with us.
Roger(Britishbuldog)

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2019 4:09 a.m. PST

Thanks mate, that was useful to read. Having never even touched a model ship prior to Black Seas, I attempted the Constitution a few weeks back. Wish I had this guide then! The air around me matched the colour of the sea….deep blue; I managed a passable rig, but this would have made life easier no end.

cheers
Jon.

carojon08 Dec 2019 8:58 a.m. PST

Thanks for your comments chaps.

Roger – Glad you feel inspired to get going with these models and no offence taken, these things are a question of individual taste.

I don't find the base thickness a problem, and they may appear more pronounced in the pictures because I am doing close ups of the models. They are 2mm so just thick enough to get hold off. I am not aware of a chamfered option.

Jon – Ha, all part of the learning curve and I feel your pain. Keep working at it as, like most things, it does get easier and better with practice.

JJ

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