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Mantua Models 1/98 Ship’s Boats for HMS Victory – Kit Review

Ship’s Boat Set 1:98 (for HMS Victory, Art.776) Mantua Models Art. 36530 £34, from http://www.mantuamodels.co.uk I recently completed HMS Victory (Constructo 1:94). However, the kit lacked a full compliment of boats, apart from two cutter-types which hung from the stern […]

HMS Victory, 1805

The Ship: HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, ordered in 1758, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765. She is best known for her role as Lord Nelson’s flagship at the […]

HMS Victory – End of Construction Phase

Following another 100 hours of work – overall project time now at 850 hours – I’ve reached the end of the construction phase. As can be seen, it’s now at its full dimensions, at just over a metre in length […]

HMS Victory – 750 Hours In

I thought I’d post a few WIP photos of HMS Victory, as I’m now 750 hours into the project. With the hull, deck and its accoutrements now complete, from now on, everything goes up/out from the decks. The cannonades and […]

500 Hours In

Now three months (500 hours) into the HMS Victory project, and the main hull and decks are complete. From now on it’s just what hangs from or rises out of the bulwarks. Main bragging rights are the 5-plank pattern decks […]

My Modelling Year (Theme)

Having recently completed my final project for 2016, I wanted to look back at the ‘modelling year’ to review the annual plan hopefully to find I hadn’t deviated from it too much. In terms of subject, the weighting was towards […]