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#41 Posted : 29 June 2018 10:25:34

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#42 Posted : 29 June 2018 19:45:39

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Looks good to me Ken.

Nice work with all that etch.

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#43 Posted : 08 July 2018 20:09:50

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Hi all loads still to add to this part, slow going but I do feel I'm getting there









I will admit due to my abysmally poor modelling skills I've missed some pe out, as a bit of fun can you spot out the bits I've missed out.

I think PE is pretty much beyond my ability now so I can't see me buying any more.
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#44 Posted : 11 July 2018 19:56:49

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Hi all here is the next update,
This sub assy is finished (well as much as I'm prepared to do) I like the unpainted brass standing out against the weathered painted parts, i just wish I had the skills to use all the PE (although to be honest I don't think you would notice the bits I've left out)




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#45 Posted : 11 July 2018 20:03:57

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Looking good KenBigGrin so much detail on show.

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#46 Posted : 11 July 2018 21:21:31

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Looking great Ken, very nice work.

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#47 Posted : 11 July 2018 22:11:17

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I know how difficult the etch pom pom turrets are, nicly done Ken

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#48 Posted : 20 July 2018 20:37:48

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Hi all here is the crane from the kit.



And here it is after the PE











Does anyone know did these cranes have windows in the top (I mean I don't think they stood out on those railings to hoist the ships boats on board) I can't find photos of the cranes details, I would think it would be a fairly simple job to add them if they were there.
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#49 Posted : 20 July 2018 23:02:07

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The PE certainly makes a difference to the detailing of the build and very much worth the effort Ken, very well done.....Cool Cool Cool

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#50 Posted : 21 July 2018 09:41:04

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Looks great Ken, I add PE to all my kits as they add so much realism to the build. Your doing a great job with all them small fiddly bits.

How many has the carpet monster eaten?...

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#51 Posted : 21 July 2018 11:56:33

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You have certainly masterd the art of etch on this build

She looks great

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#52 Posted : 21 July 2018 15:53:08

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Really outstanding build so far kenBigGrin and the etch is worth the effort Drool regards PhilCool
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#53 Posted : 21 July 2018 22:20:15

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Th etch is well worth all the effort.

WTG Ken.Cool Cool Cool

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#54 Posted : 22 July 2018 00:03:38

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Some superb work with all that etch Ken Cool

Al
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#55 Posted : 22 July 2018 08:33:56

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Lovely work Ken, the PE certainly makes all the difference.Love

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#56 Posted : 22 July 2018 10:57:13

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Thanks all, yes I agree the etch does make a huge difference.
It also adds to the length of time it takes to build the kit by two or three times so gives you a lot more value for your money, still not keen on the pesky stuff though.
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#57 Posted : 28 July 2018 19:51:41

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Here is the next sub assy I'm going to attack





The eduard PE comes with PE Oerlikons but I like the kit ones



One of the reasons is the barrels on the kit parts are round also the PE parts are too thin.

I'm adding some of the PE to the kit Oerlikons to make them more realistic (I could add more PE to it but it's soooooooooooooooooòoo small I've left it off)( of course a lot of modellers would be able to add it but I don't have the skills)



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#58 Posted : 28 July 2018 20:47:15

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WOW that’s some super fine detail you’ve got going on there, but looking good ThumpUp
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#59 Posted : 28 July 2018 22:57:54

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However you go with the etch is your choice Ken, but I think you are goig to end up with a fine end result. Keep up the good work.

Love Cool Love

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#60 Posted : 27 August 2018 20:56:44

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Hi all well I finally got some modelling time (Its a rare thing these days)





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