Lightship Ambrose - Free Model Competition

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by mpakier, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. B-Manic

    B-Manic Peripheral Visionary

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    That certainly turned out well. Your efforts have resulted in a great model. Good luck in the competition. :)
  2. Mark_1984

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    Very very nice indeed - a great model
  3. mpakier

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    It was busy night for me. During last few minutes I almost ruined
    everything because the mast after all processing was not fitting
    in the hole in front superstructure. But finally I made it.
    Later during the day I will make more pictures of it.
  4. Jim Krauzlis

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    Quite a beautiful and brilliant build!:)

    It's been a true joy to see you put this one together, wonderful attention to all the little details.

    Get some rest, relax and then...post more photos!:grin:

    Thanks for letting us watch you build this little gem!

    Cheers!
    Jim
  5. mpakier

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    Here are the pictures of the ship.


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  6. barry

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    Ambrose

    It is an excellent model and some really good pics. Thank you for showing them.
  7. Jim Krauzlis

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    Correction...here are the pictures of the Award Winning Ship!:grin:

    Excellent job! And, again, thanks for posting photos and providing a build thread, it was very informative and entertaining.

    Cheers!
    Jim
  8. Amazyah

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    A beautiful ship!
    Definitely worthy of "Winner" status!
    Lots of great pictures too!

    Have you planned for a way to display this magnificent build yet?

    Russell
  9. B-Manic

    B-Manic Peripheral Visionary

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    Great ship CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! :)
  10. sjsquirrel

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    Congrats

    Congratulations on your award winning build - truly first class!

    Steve
  11. mpakier

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    Hello again.

    The model is theoretically finished but I got from one of the
    viewers of my build the display box. So this I think means
    that the Ambrose project is back.

    The display size is not the perfect one. As you see below
    there are different possibilities of using it.

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    This above is OK but I think I should use some picture
    for the background like this one.

    There is other option where I home more plase to build small diorama

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    I think about Ambrose and the Tugboat in the South Street Seaport Museum
    like on this picture.

    I'm not decided yet what to do. Next week I will start some tests
    (e.g. how to make water from silicon) and slowly I will build the diorama.
  12. mpakier

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    Hello. I prepared the background for my diorama.

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    Now I have to decide how to setup it in my display. There are two options
    as you see below. I think I will choose the second one.

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    The only problem is the part of the pier marked yellow which I think
    I have to remove.
  13. mpakier

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    Hello. I prepared the background for my diorama.

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    Now I have to decide how to setup it in my display. There are two options
    as you see below. I think I will choose the second one.

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    The only problem is the part of the pier marked yellow which I think
    I have to remove.
  14. dinsour

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    Boy what river is that? The water sure is dirty. But that is one beautiful model. :)

    ---73 Ron
  15. dinsour

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    Boy what river is that? The water sure is dirty. But that is one beautiful model. :)

    ---73 Ron
  16. mpakier

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    It's only the picture quality which is very low
    (it does not matter I use it only to measure the diorama).
    The river is in New York. It can be very dirty or not.
    I have no idea. Maybe someone who lives there can tell us?
  17. mpakier

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    It's only the picture quality which is very low
    (it does not matter I use it only to measure the diorama).
    The river is in New York. It can be very dirty or not.
    I have no idea. Maybe someone who lives there can tell us?
  18. Amazyah

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    I don't live there but have been there and worked in Manhattan for a couple of years.
    Yes, that water is disgusting.
    I have not been there for almost 20 years now, but I seriously doubt that it has improved any.

    Russell
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    I don't live there but have been there and worked in Manhattan for a couple of years.
    Yes, that water is disgusting.
    I have not been there for almost 20 years now, but I seriously doubt that it has improved any.

    Russell
  20. DrBill

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    Ambose

    The Ambrose is at the South Street Seaport in NYC. It's on the East River (runs on the east side of Manhattan), just below the Booklyn Bridge. The East River used to be pretty disgusting. It's a lot better now, but I still wouldn't eat a fish caught there....

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