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Trumpeter 1/200 Bismarck build. Options
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#81 Posted : 05 May 2019 17:32:30

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments AlanCool
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#82 Posted : 06 May 2019 10:44:10

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This looks great! I have a Revell 1:350 Bismarck in the stash - if that kit is anything near the quality of your`s i`m looking forward to building it!
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Walter



Present builds:
HMS Victory

Builds started but currently on a hold:
AKAGI, Supermarine Spitfire, Hachette U-96

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HMS Victory Cross-section, Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51
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#83 Posted : 06 May 2019 12:45:42

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments WalterCool
Current builds:-C57,Zero, Lamborghini Countach, Caldercraft HMS Agamemnon,Robi,R2-D2, MFH Cobra .

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#84 Posted : 07 May 2019 16:29:45

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This is going to be an absolute belter!

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Phil W.
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#85 Posted : 07 May 2019 18:09:09

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in Phil and your commentsCool
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#86 Posted : 10 May 2019 15:03:37

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Hi Andy,
Lovely update!!! She's looking awesome.
Kind regards,
Garth
"Measure twice, cut once!!!"
Finished!!! HMS Victory,
Current build: Black Pearl.
On hold: Bismarck, Golden Hind, Flying Scotsman, Victory Cross Section, SOTS, Tiger 1.
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#87 Posted : 11 May 2019 15:37:06

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments GarthCool
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#88 Posted : 12 May 2019 19:09:27

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BigGrin The rear lower castle has been completed 2with the adition of the paravanes and the life belt holders fixed in position the whole thing was then sprayed silver grey and the pre-painted life belts added.

Next the wooden deck was added and the whole thing glued in position on the main deck. Six large vents were then added along with the etch walkways.Cool
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#89 Posted : 12 May 2019 20:01:27

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Nice work Andy, Excellent workLove Drool Drool

Mark
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#90 Posted : 12 May 2019 23:34:47

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Looks great.I had issues with the Deck of the Arizona lifting up after application, but yours looks like it is sticking well.The detail set I had was not Pontos though.

Carl


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#91 Posted : 13 May 2019 06:09:41

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments BothCool

The deck was included with the Mk1 etch set and is the Artworx brand I think. I use a plastic spatula to firm the wood deck in place even so I can get the odd lift in places.

The best practice with these wooden decks is to lay them and weight them down where possible and leave them for a couple of days. Any ifting should be ressed back down and after a few days it should stay in place.
Current builds:-C57,Zero, Lamborghini Countach, Caldercraft HMS Agamemnon,Robi,R2-D2, MFH Cobra .

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#92 Posted : 13 May 2019 08:14:14

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Looking fab, getting better and better with every update.....Drool Drool

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Alan
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#93 Posted : 13 May 2019 19:09:00

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#94 Posted : 13 May 2019 19:10:00

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Blushing Forgot to post these detail pics of the bow area now all the etch has been added.Cool
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#95 Posted : 13 May 2019 20:21:39

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Super job as always Andy, looks fantastic and sooo much detail going into this build - very well done! Cool ThumpUp

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#96 Posted : 14 May 2019 07:46:24

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#97 Posted : 14 May 2019 09:23:50

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The bow looks amazing!
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
HMS Victory

Builds started but currently on a hold:
AKAGI, Supermarine Spitfire, Hachette U-96

On the shelf:
HMS Victory Cross-section, Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51
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#98 Posted : 14 May 2019 21:38:02

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments WalterCool
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#99 Posted : 16 May 2019 08:19:18

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All the detail looks amazing Andy. Top job!

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Phil W.
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#100 Posted : 16 May 2019 09:27:47

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Amazing work once again.....Love Love

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