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#161 Posted : 13 April 2016 12:26:39

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Thanks Alan , Ian ,Andy i think i`ve got a rest from the decorating for now 5 rooms down 5 to go Blink so i can do some modelingCool has my modeling room was done firstBigGrin Laugh Flapper regards Phil
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#162 Posted : 15 April 2016 17:02:37

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Glad i bought the grinder now Andy`s is right about the walk ways etc like GraniteBlink Blink LOL LOL LOL LOL Phil
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#163 Posted : 19 April 2016 10:42:20

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Hi all just thought give anyone who is building this kit a few pointers on the metal walk ways and gun platforms etc ,if you follow the instructions you`ll build up the platforms etc as you go along,but i have not gone down this route has you have to modify them to fit the hangers and superstructure ,and i thought with all the detail added they can easily get damaged while you get them to fitCool this way you can handle them no worries and then add the detail when you ready BigGrin regards Phil
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#164 Posted : 19 April 2016 18:59:06

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BigGrin Hi Phil

The bow walkways around the hanger and in fact all the thin ones will need to be shaped to fit onto the places they are fitted. The wider platforms can be shaped also but I found it easyer to cut slots into the hanger sides and insert the platforms into the slots, it will also involve trimming back the braces on the bottoms of the platforms doing it this way also gives more strength to the joints rather than a butt joint. Also the rear most left platform which I think comes with the first pack is replaced in the last pack with one that is a more correct shape so dont do much to that platform.

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#165 Posted : 20 April 2016 10:01:53

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Thanks Andy BigGrin seems a lot easier that way Cool regards Phil
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#166 Posted : 27 April 2016 19:32:43

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Hi all been adding the deck furniture plus gun platforms and doors plus the wood storeBigGrin Thanks more soon regards PhilCool
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#167 Posted : 27 April 2016 20:17:43

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Hi Phil.
Progressing Nicely. Keep the Pictures Coming.Cool BigGrin
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#168 Posted : 27 April 2016 20:37:02

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BigGrin starting to look ship shape and nice workCool
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#169 Posted : 27 April 2016 22:14:20

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Great work Tigerace. Its beginning to transform into ship more and more with each update. Keep up your excellent work.
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#170 Posted : 27 April 2016 23:11:32

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Just gets better and better with every update Phil... coming along beautifully.....Cool Cool

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#171 Posted : 12 May 2016 09:49:33

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Thanks guy`s appreciate your comments regards Phil
COMING SOON =1/72 Italeri diorama`s Battle for the Reichstag and Stalingrad battle at the tractor factory 1/16 Trumpeter King Tiger with loads of extras ON THE GO= refurbishment of 1/25 Tamiya tiger 1 , amt Star trek kits and space 1999 models

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#172 Posted : 12 May 2016 10:23:36

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So i`ve made some hawser`s like Andy made( thankyou Andy)for the anchor`s still some work to do on these ..........




then put more walk ways and pravane and gun platforms on the starboard side Thank`s for looking regards Phil
COMING SOON =1/72 Italeri diorama`s Battle for the Reichstag and Stalingrad battle at the tractor factory 1/16 Trumpeter King Tiger with loads of extras ON THE GO= refurbishment of 1/25 Tamiya tiger 1 , amt Star trek kits and space 1999 models

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#173 Posted : 12 May 2016 20:59:37

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Looking great Phil
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#174 Posted : 12 May 2016 22:48:47

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Doing a great job Phil. Looks awesome.
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#175 Posted : 19 May 2016 15:57:12

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Thank`s Andy,Chris,more too come pack 20 arrived first off the decks! but i`ll be going down the perspex,lime strip route Regard`s Phil
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#176 Posted : 19 May 2016 20:25:24

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Looking Great Phil. look forward to seeing some more.
Regards Ian
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#177 Posted : 22 May 2016 13:59:34

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Thank`s Ian! Pack 20 with decks but i`m going to use perspex and lime strip also i`ve fitted the props and rudder`s more soon regards Phil
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#178 Posted : 22 May 2016 18:46:44

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Looking good Phil, I see your starting the girders now.
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#179 Posted : 22 May 2016 23:11:10

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Very nice Phil, she's coming together beautifully.... lovely work,,,,

Regards

Alan
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#180 Posted : 28 May 2016 15:43:26

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More done on the first deck plus the launch pad for eagle one thanks for looking regards Phil
COMING SOON =1/72 Italeri diorama`s Battle for the Reichstag and Stalingrad battle at the tractor factory 1/16 Trumpeter King Tiger with loads of extras ON THE GO= refurbishment of 1/25 Tamiya tiger 1 , amt Star trek kits and space 1999 models

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