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1/48 scale U-Boat (continued) Options
Sticky Wickett
#761 Posted : 08 March 2019 00:55:46

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I then made up a control lever rod from 0.5mm diameter brass rod and 0.8mm diameter tubing.
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#762 Posted : 08 March 2019 00:56:28

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This photo shows where the control lever and rod will be positioned.
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#763 Posted : 08 March 2019 00:57:54

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Lever and rod in place.
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#764 Posted : 08 March 2019 00:58:28

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The third control surface handwheel fitted.
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#765 Posted : 08 March 2019 01:00:25

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From above.
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#766 Posted : 08 March 2019 01:04:29

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I then temporarily fitted the gun barrel to the body, just to see how it looks so far!BigGrin I made a locating pin from 1.0mm diameter rod, cut to length to hold the gun in place. Works a treat!
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#767 Posted : 08 March 2019 01:05:34

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From another angle.
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#768 Posted : 08 March 2019 01:06:38

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A view looking from the other side.
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#769 Posted : 08 March 2019 01:08:24

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That concludes this post with more updates next week on detailing this Flak 37 gun.

Thanks for looking in, have a great weekend and happy modelling!BigGrin Cool

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Phil W.
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#770 Posted : 08 March 2019 09:01:45

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Another great update Phil. Stunning work.Love

Mark
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#771 Posted : 08 March 2019 15:06:30

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Markwarren wrote:
Another great update Phil. Stunning work.Love

Mark


Thanks Mark!!!!BigGrin

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#772 Posted : 09 March 2019 09:45:54

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Stunning.... a great example of scratch building.....Drool Drool Drool

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Alan
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#773 Posted : 09 March 2019 12:22:39

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Great work Phil. Looking really good

Chris
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#774 Posted : 13 March 2019 11:16:43

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Gandale wrote:
Stunning.... a great example of scratch building.....Drool Drool Drool

Regards

Alan


Thank you Alan!BigGrin

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Phil W.
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#775 Posted : 13 March 2019 11:17:10

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magpie1832 wrote:
Great work Phil. Looking really good

Chris


Thank you very much Chris!Cool

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#776 Posted : 13 March 2019 13:07:31

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Awesome detailing as always! Wow!
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#777 Posted : 14 March 2019 23:52:25

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DaDokta wrote:
Awesome detailing as always! Wow!


Thank you very much Walter!BigGrin

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Phil W.
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#778 Posted : 14 March 2019 23:56:27

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Good evening from 'The Dockyard'.

This weeks update sees more detailed additions to the Flak 37 gun that will be located on the conning tower lower deck.

I concentrated on a cluster of levers and rods situated on the right hand side of the gun body.

The attached photo shows one of the small components i made using round rod and square strip with a small length of 0.5mm diameter brass rod, bent to shape.


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#779 Posted : 14 March 2019 23:57:32

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The brass rod in this photo points to where this small component is located.
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#780 Posted : 14 March 2019 23:58:25

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A close up photo.
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Completed projects: 1/43 scale Bedford HA van / 1/43 scale MG TD sports car
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