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Project by ulises48 posted 02-13-2012 11:37 AM 2034 views 5 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Her Majesty’s Armed Vessel Bounty is one of the most well known ships in history, due mainly to 3 movies made about the story of the mutiny that took place on her in 1783. This project took me 3 years to complete. I hope you like it

-- We all have something to teach, and a lot to learn.





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 02-13-2012 11:49 AM

Wow! The detail is phenomenal, would have taken me 6 years. Really, really nice

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 02-13-2012 12:48 PM

Unbelievable detail.

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saddletramp

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#3 posted 02-13-2012 01:01 PM

M-I-S-T-E-R C-H-R-I-S-T-I-A-N!!

I can’t even imagine the amount of work that one would have to put into something as fine and detailed as that is.

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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#4 posted 02-13-2012 01:28 PM

WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#5 posted 02-13-2012 01:40 PM

Wonderful. What is the actual size of the ship and what scale is your model?

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#6 posted 02-13-2012 02:24 PM

That is one tough project! And well done! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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shipwright

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#7 posted 02-13-2012 02:25 PM

That is truly magnificent. I’ve been aboard the movie replica and it looks to me anyway, like your model is very true to life. The rigging must have taken extreme patience. What was your reference for the details, especially the rigging?

Great work

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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LeChuck

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#8 posted 02-13-2012 02:38 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations for this work, and your patience.

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#9 posted 02-13-2012 02:39 PM

I’m truly amazed! The amount of detail on this makes it worthy of being in a museum.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#10 posted 02-13-2012 03:10 PM

This is amazingly well done. The rigging is just spectacular. I can’t remember ever seeing such a well detailed model before. I love these old vessels. I was lucky to have been aboard a copy of Drake’s Golden Hind when it was berthed at the London Tower quay back in 1974 and it didn’t look any more authentic than your model. I hope many more people will get the opportunity see it and enjoy your work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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ulises48

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#11 posted 02-13-2012 03:52 PM

Thank you all for your kind words.
@ Terry: Scale is 1/48 and the ship measures 980 mm long.
@shipwright: My references are the kit instructions and several books on the subject.
@stefang. I have a model of the Golden Hind also, but since it is plastic, it may be sacrilegious to post a photo here :)

-- We all have something to teach, and a lot to learn.

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millzit

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#12 posted 02-13-2012 03:55 PM

dude, that rocks!

-- .......now cut that out!

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#13 posted 02-13-2012 04:02 PM

WOW! great model.
Thank you for showing us.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 02-13-2012 04:29 PM

It’s beautiful. Very nice work indeed.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 02-13-2012 04:42 PM

That deserves another “Wow!”

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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