Pic 97:    Here's a wider view. When all the running rigging is in position, check all the yards carefully from all angles to make sure they are correct in every plane. When you are 100% satisfied, cut off the ends with a sharp knife or fine-pointed scissors.

Caution:    To trim these lines you have to get your hands into the depths of the model. It is all too easy to catch the end of a yard or cannon port with a hand or sleeve. A moment's unguarded movement can wreak major damage, so approach the model carefully and disengage very carefully - from my experience most accidents happen on the way out!

You could call this finished - but for perfectionists there is one more thing to do...

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