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Anton Ryzbak07 May 2020 2:14 p.m. PST

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Title says it all. A sightly modified Zvezda Pirate Ship done up in dark colors this time. I'm really getting the hang of these things now and can get one done in a couple of hours.

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Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2020 10:02 a.m. PST

Another fantastic job!

Jim

Yellow Admiral08 May 2020 12:21 p.m. PST

Cool! I didn't know about this one. It could pass for a Dutch Indiaman or small warship anytime in the 17th C. Are the stern galleries molded on, or can they be swapped?

- Ix

Anton Ryzbak08 May 2020 12:55 p.m. PST

Yellow Admiral, Sadly they are cast on as part of the stern-castle. Given the soft nature of Zvezda plastic they would only be a small bit of work to remove and plate over with a cast of the windows from the rear of one of the other Zvezda boats or just some Greenfield plastic. Alternately you could just back-fill the gallery and sand the outside off.

They did go to the trouble of arming it with more, but lighter, cannon as one would expect with a pirate vessel (sinking the target not in keeping with effective looting). It really is another very nice kit.

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