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Building Revells 1/72 Flower-Class Corvette
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Posted: Thursday, June 02, 2016 - 09:53 PM UTC
Warren,

Amazing work. She looks incredible.

Dave
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Posted: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 01:48 AM UTC

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Warren,

Amazing work. She looks incredible.

Dave




Thanks Dave. Much appreciated.
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Posted: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 09:04 AM UTC
Great work! A great tribute to what was a significant ship in the Second World War and to all the men who sailed on the Flower Class Corvettes!
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Posted: Friday, June 03, 2016 - 04:08 PM UTC
Hi Warren!

No congratulations - yet - since you didn't say the com...-word - yet.

However, I can only second what was said - she looks absolutely incredible!! You did an absolutely fantastic job!! It was great fun following your fine and highly informative blog, thanks for sharing your work with us!!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 02:58 AM UTC

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Great work! A great tribute to what was a significant ship in the Second World War and to all the men who sailed on the Flower Class Corvettes!



Thanks Colin.
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 03:01 AM UTC

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No congratulations - yet - since you didn't say the com...-word - yet.



:) Yes Jan, I understand, and I probably will never say it is compl... well until I do a few more things anyway. But they can wait until I find the bits I need.

Anyone know how long the oars were for these Corvettes with 16 foot boats?

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 05:20 AM UTC
Well Warren, I was going to post this for inspiration, But I see you're nearly com......

It's by an Irish fellow that's retired to Malaysia. I saw it at the Malaysian Scale Hobby Show in Penang.

BTW, what part of Australia is "South Australia"? I met a couple from New South Wales IPMS, we were talking about the Flower Class and I couldn't tell them where you were from...
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 05:47 AM UTC
That is one fine looking model right there Warren!! It's been a treat to follow along with the build! Best of luck getting the stand and oars worked out! Can't wait to see those final pics!
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 06:45 AM UTC

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Well Warren, I was going to post this for inspiration, But I see you're nearly com......

It's by an Irish fellow that's retired to Malaysia. I saw it at the Malaysian Scale Hobby Show in Penang.

BTW, what part of Australia is "South Australia"? I met a couple from New South Wales IPMS, we were talking about the Flower Class and I couldn't tell them where you were from...



It is the state in the middle at the bottom..

I live in Virginia which is north of Adelaide.

That case looks awesome. I will be taking some pictures outside to take advantage of the light, but not today as it is raining, windy and cold.. feels just like the Arctic Ocean out there!

Nearly com...
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 06:45 AM UTC

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That is one fine looking model right there Warren!! It's been a treat to follow along with the build! Best of luck getting the stand and oars worked out! Can't wait to see those final pics!



Hopefully Todd so I can say that it is comple.......
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Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016 - 10:28 AM UTC
Most of the models at this show aew in cases. Somebody must have a good business selling them.

As for geography looks like not nearly close.
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Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 01:22 AM UTC

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Most of the models at this show aew in cases. Somebody must have a good business selling them.

As for geography looks like not nearly close.



Australia is a very big place Mark. Sydney is about 1300km from Adelaide.

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 05:34 AM UTC
Thanks, That's a Looooog ways. in the US, it's like Seattle to San Francisco.
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Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016 - 04:13 PM UTC
Gob-smackingly good work Warren!

Thank you again for sharing this great build...
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Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 01:47 PM UTC

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Gob-smackingly good work Warren!

Thank you again for sharing this great build...



No worries Russell.

Here is a picture of where she is hibernating at the moment..

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Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 04:08 PM UTC
I recognize a few of the others lurking on the shelf above too...

I reckon you should pick up a nice new 1/72 Airfix coastal command Whitworth Whitley or Bristol Beaufighter to display with the Snowberry
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Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 - 05:40 PM UTC
Hi Warren,
That has turned out to be Fantastic!....she looks really good.

I would attempt one but I lack space for this scale...I guess I
will wait for the 1:144 scale version which should be arriving
soon in Canada....long overdue!

Again, super job on that corvette with all the PE you added...
courageous man!

Cheers,
Joe
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Posted: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 09:22 AM UTC
Warren,

your Snowberry look fantastic there in here hibernating place!!
If you don't tell anybody, nobody will see that she's not compl.... yet

Cheers,
Jan

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Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 11:04 PM UTC

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I recognize a few of the others lurking on the shelf above too...

I reckon you should pick up a nice new 1/72 Airfix coastal command Whitworth Whitley or Bristol Beaufighter to display with the Snowberry



Move along, nothing to see here..

If I didn't already have almost 900 kits in the stash I might just do that Russell.

And wingy things seem to take up a dis-proportionately large amount of space compared with ships.Maybe if I find one on special I might pull the trigger and get one.

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 11:05 PM UTC

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Hi Warren,
That has turned out to be Fantastic!....she looks really good.

I would attempt one but I lack space for this scale...I guess I
will wait for the 1:144 scale version which should be arriving
soon in Canada....long overdue!

Again, super job on that corvette with all the PE you added...
courageous man!

Cheers,
Joe



Thanks Joe!

Luckily I have space to display this one. I find ships take up much less space than aircraft normally.

Cheers and thanks again,
Warren
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Posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 11:07 PM UTC

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Warren,

your Snowberry look fantastic there in here hibernating place!!
If you don't tell anybody, nobody will see that she's not compl.... yet

Cheers,
Jan




Once I get around to scratch building some falls for the dinghys, and find out the length of the oars I will be able to use the 'c' word...

Thanks Jan
Warren
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Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 03:13 AM UTC
Hi Warren, I have been following your build with great interest as I have the 1/72 scale Flower Class Corvette (In the Matchbox carton) and all of David Parkins' aftermarket accessories (not cheap). I got sidetracked with life for a while and just came back to your thread. I can no longer see most of the pictures. They are replaced with some kind of message from Photobucket about upgrading to third party hosting. What is this all about? How can I see all of your excellent and inspirational work? Any info you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jack Pentz
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Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 03:27 AM UTC

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Hi Warren, I have been following your build with great interest as I have the 1/72 scale Flower Class Corvette (In the Matchbox carton) and all of David Parkins' aftermarket accessories (not cheap). I got sidetracked with life for a while and just came back to your thread. I can no longer see most of the pictures. They are replaced with some kind of message from Photobucket about upgrading to third party hosting. What is this all about? How can I see all of your excellent and inspirational work? Any info you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Jack Pentz



Hi Jack.

Unfortunately PB has decided it won't allow you to host your photos there if they are being used on another site unless you pay them money. I don't make any money out of showing these photos on this site so PB can shove it up their greedy butts basically. I have all my photos here and can send you some if you want. All I need is an email address as it would be too big a job to re-post them in this thread.

Don't forget to send me a PM with your email address so everyone can't see it. There are many unscrupulous people out there who would use your email if they could get it.

Any help you need give me a yell.

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:45 PM UTC
Hi Warren,

Thank you for your quick reply. Forgive my technical incompetence but I cannot see on this website where I can send you a PM with my e-mail address. What am I missing? My apologies.

Jack Pentz
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Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:59 PM UTC
Hi Warren, I just figured out how to send you a PM. Please disregard my earlier message. My apologies for the confusion.

PM on the way.

Jack