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greyhawk
#161 Posted : 28 March 2018 12:53:47

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Scharnhorst issue 37



Time for an intermission. We get to take a break from the planking marathon to fit a first batch of photo etch to the forward upper deck structures.
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#162 Posted : 04 April 2018 09:10:53

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Scharnhorst issue 38



Closing up the second hull section. Nothing much to say about this really.
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#163 Posted : 04 April 2018 11:14:40

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Looking very neat and tidy, nice work.....Cool Cool

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#164 Posted : 11 April 2018 09:24:25

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Scharnhorst issue 39



A big step ahead. We get to plank the entire third hull section. With about 110 strips layed down in the last two issues next weeks intermission is going to be quite welcome.
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#165 Posted : 18 April 2018 09:36:48

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Scharnhorst issue 40



As announced we're taking a short break from planking. Instead the port side of the forward deck structure is kitted out with brass. As you can see fit is not perfect, but with a bit of filler this should close up nicely.
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#166 Posted : 18 April 2018 09:44:40

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Hi Michael,
Turning into a very interesting build. The planking might have been a pain, but has been done very well. loving that forward deck structure Love

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#167 Posted : 18 April 2018 14:43:44

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Nice update MichaelBigGrin regards PhilCool
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#168 Posted : 25 April 2018 16:09:26

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Scharnhorst issue 41



A short and deceptively easy one. We continue with planking in the forward section of the ship. The manual fails to mention it, but we need to give all the planks a slight upward twist so they follow the line of the deck above.
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#169 Posted : 02 May 2018 09:10:04

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Scharnhorst issue 42



We finish planking the rest of the the fourth hull segment.

This marks the 30% done spot, so let's have another look at everything built so far.

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#170 Posted : 02 May 2018 11:01:27

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Good work so far Greyhawk. Lots of planking and very neat.

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#171 Posted : 09 May 2018 09:25:04

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Scharnhorst issue 43



We close up the last hull section. First planking is now finished apart from the small strip right below the deck, which will be dealt with at a later date.
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#172 Posted : 09 May 2018 12:41:58

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Looks great Love second layer next then BigGrin regards PhilCool
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#173 Posted : 09 May 2018 15:36:19

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Lovely neat planking job there Greyhawk. Well worth the effort. Look forward to your next post.
Happy building
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#174 Posted : 09 May 2018 19:46:31

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BigGrin looking good and nice workCool
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#175 Posted : 09 May 2018 22:22:29

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Coming on nicely and defiantly looking like a German warship now with the distinctive clipper bow

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#176 Posted : 16 May 2018 10:03:45

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Scharnhorst issue 44



We get to cover and kit out in brass the port side of the forward deck structures.
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#177 Posted : 16 May 2018 12:37:27

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BigGrin Looking very nice the brass work brings her to lifeCool
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#178 Posted : 17 May 2018 11:30:00

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Starting to look like the real deal now Greyhawk!Cool Very nice work there.

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#179 Posted : 23 May 2018 09:32:33

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Scharnhorst issue 45



We start at the sides of the bow with the second planking. These strips are a bit wider and longer than the ones used for the first planking and close up the gap to the plastic parts heightwise for the most part.
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#180 Posted : 23 May 2018 12:19:43

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looks great now your getting to fit the second layerBigGrin you`ll soon be painting her Laugh regards PhilCool
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