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Plymouth57
#1 Posted : 16 January 2021 19:20:30

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Well, here she is at last! Considering this was started as a short term D-Day competition build it's taken a little longer than planned but in the end that was all to the good as I've included far more than I ever intended from the initial concept!Blink
With all the little rubber moulds I've built up for resin casts on this one, I may well try some other builds in this scale in the future, and with the PE railings and figures I can see some of my decades old collection of Matchbox and Tamiya ship models finally getting out of the old garage workroom and seeing the light of day!BigGrin
Many thanks indeed to all those who have visited the build over the months and for their greatly encouraging comments throughout. I hope you will enjoy the pics below as much as the process of 'putting them together'!
Best wishes and stay safe to you all!

Robin.
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First wooden ship: The Grimsby 12 Gun 'Frigate' by Constructo Second: Bounty DelPrado Part Works Third: HMS Victory DelPrado Part Works 1/100 scale
Diorama of the Battle of the Brandywine from the American Revolutionary War Diorama of the Battle of New Falkland (unfinished sci-fi), Great War Centenary Diorama of the Messines Ridge Assault
Index for the Victory diary is on page 1
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#2 Posted : 16 January 2021 22:20:40

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Robin

Its been a treat to watch this one coming together and seeing the thought processes that have gone into getting some awkward build stages come to a great conclusion.

Tony
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#3 Posted : 17 January 2021 00:00:51

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A truly outstanding piece of work Robin. The level of detail and skill you've applied has to bee seen as being amongst the best out there..... very well done indeed....Love Love Love

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#4 Posted : 17 January 2021 10:40:15

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It has been a delight seeing this come together Robin. Truly amazing piece of work and one to be very proud of.Love Love Drool Love

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#5 Posted : 17 January 2021 20:10:14

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Hi been a joy to follow this,just a stunning piece of work in such a micro scale,cheers mick.BigGrin
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#6 Posted : 18 January 2021 12:47:57

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A truly amazing diorama Robin, fantastically detailed in such a small scale and wherever you look there is something happening.This is just begging to be put in a D-Day museum somewhere eventually. I think it deserves a 'double thumbsup'!

Very well done indeed sir!! Drool ThumpUp ThumpUp

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#7 Posted : 18 February 2021 21:31:46

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Superb build
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#8 Posted : 18 February 2021 23:34:33

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Absolutely stunning result .

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#9 Posted : 19 February 2021 19:48:10

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It's a really fantastic build. I am really impressed. I would have gone blind trying to work on such tiny parts. The detail you were able to achieve at such a small scale is impressive.
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#10 Posted : 20 February 2021 23:10:33

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Great end result Robin.

Cool Cool Cool Cool Cool


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