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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 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 whi[...]

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 Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. She additio[...]

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 and 80 cm in height, with the greates[...]

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 32-pounders have been rig[...]

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 and the 108 individuall[...]

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 dioramas and vigne[...]