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#21 Posted : 20 August 2014 21:05:35

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BigGrin Hi DaDocta
Sorry to jump your build but i will answer Tigerace's questions,if you visit Cornwall Model Boats the pins your seeking are on this page

http://www.cornwallmodel..._nails.html#aA4134_2f10

The Pin Pusher is on this page

http://www.cornwallmodel...ammers_pin_pushers.html

Of course these are only examples and your local model shop my have them stocked, hope this helps

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#22 Posted : 21 August 2014 00:22:10

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Thanks to Both of you will check them out BigGrin
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#23 Posted : 29 August 2014 23:02:48

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Nicely done Dadokta, soon have all the hull covered.... Look forward to seeing more...

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Alan
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#24 Posted : 30 August 2014 09:43:06

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All looking very nice
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#26 Posted : 02 September 2014 05:55:46

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Hi DaDokta!
No problem. You are on the right process about 1st question.

The rear part of the flight deck was upslope to reduce the speed of the landing aircrafts. On the other hand, the front side was downslope to accelerate the aircrafts taking off.

The side view of the Akagi's flight deck seemed to be "へ" shape.

In Japan, DeAGOSTINI announced it in the instruction manual.

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#27 Posted : 02 September 2014 06:32:57

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Hi DaDokta!
I send a post for your second question.

Since I can not see the steps on your model directly, this is just my opinion.Blushing

Telling the truth, I removed steps on the hull. When I attached rear armour plates, I noticed they were necessary. Althouh I had lost them, it was easy to recover. I just glued some pieces of wood plates there.

At this time, I can not identify the steps removed by me were the same steps of your model.

I attached the photos of the steps of mine and URL of my page. Please refer to them.

http://yhonma.world.coocan.jp/D_akagi_7.htm#K5

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Water line series 1/700 Battle ship YAMATO, HIEI, YAMASHIRO, Aircraft carrier HIRYU,TAIHO, Heavy Cruiser Myoukou, Ashigara, Nachi, Haguro & others.
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#28 Posted : 03 September 2014 10:20:20

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Thanks Yutaro!

So this is what she look like at the moment:

I know this comes at a later stage, but i couldn`t help test-fitting the decks - and i was quite pleased with the look! :)
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Greetings,
Walter



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Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


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#29 Posted : 03 September 2014 10:23:19

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DaDokta

Coming along very well indeed.. Not long now and you will have that hull fully planked and then onto the other parts.

Happy modelling

Tony
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#30 Posted : 03 September 2014 18:59:52

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#31 Posted : 04 September 2014 03:12:09

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Hi DaDokta!
You are welcome. I have a small advice from our experiments in Japan.

In Japan, DeAGOSTINI's manual instructed us to glue the hull's accessories at the too early stage of the building.

I think that bilge-keels, screws and their attachemts should be glued just before hull painting.

Otherwise such structures would get out the places again and again when you build the hull.Crying

Please note that.

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Water line series 1/700 Battle ship YAMATO, HIEI, YAMASHIRO, Aircraft carrier HIRYU,TAIHO, Heavy Cruiser Myoukou, Ashigara, Nachi, Haguro & others.
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#32 Posted : 04 September 2014 07:23:33

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Thanks again!

Actually - as i have all the parts available - i was considering finishing the hull and all its attachements first - as if being a model for itself.

And afterwards building the hangars and everything thats located above the deck.

Or would you not recommend that?
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
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, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#33 Posted : 05 September 2014 10:47:27

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Hi guys,
the planking is finished:
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Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
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, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#34 Posted : 05 September 2014 11:13:19

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BigGrin Hi DaDokta

Looking great, now you have several hours shaping and sanding to look forward to. Cant wait to see the results

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#35 Posted : 08 September 2014 05:52:32

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Hi DaDokta!

You are welcome.

I think DeAGOSTINI Akagi model is not bad and the building manual is almost correct. But there are some fatal errors of building brocesses unfortunately.

I hope that you refer to my topics in Model Space forum.

"A renewed building diary in English" in this section.

"Look before you leap - advices from our Japanese experience" in Akagi model discussion.

Best Regards,
Yutaro
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Water line series 1/700 Battle ship YAMATO, HIEI, YAMASHIRO, Aircraft carrier HIRYU,TAIHO, Heavy Cruiser Myoukou, Ashigara, Nachi, Haguro & others.
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#36 Posted : 25 September 2014 19:43:22

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[size=8]Some progress on the AKAGI. Not much change visible but still it was a few hours work!
A little bit of fairing, attached the stern, filled at the bow.
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Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
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, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#37 Posted : 25 September 2014 22:54:23

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She's coming along very nicely.... well done... Cool Cool

Regards

Alan
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#38 Posted : 29 October 2014 19:16:15

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I don`t know if one can see much on these pictures - but this is the result of the first turn of filling and sanding the hull on the port side with a 60 sanding paper.
I must say, i`m very pleased with the result.
Of course there remains much work to do!

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Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
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, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#39 Posted : 29 October 2014 19:19:11

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#40 Posted : 30 October 2014 23:16:25

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Nicely done, coming along very nicely indeed.....Cool Cool

Regards

Alan
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