Full hulls without too many tears

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  1. barry

    barry Active Member

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    Rails and racks

    Used a can of car grey primer to paint the bits of wire seems to have worked out well tried it on one of the test whalers as well seemed to work ok.

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    The last pic just looked more realistic to me back tp measure 4 (?) grey

    Dry docked all explosives removed !!!!
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    Rails and racks

    Used a can of car grey primer to paint the bits of wire seems to have worked out well tried it on one of the test whalers as well seemed to work ok.

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    The last pic just looked more realistic to me back tp measure 4 (?) grey

    Dry docked all explosives removed !!!!
  3. Clashster

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    Nice job, Barry! The railings came out nicely!

    Chris
  4. Clashster

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    Nice job, Barry! The railings came out nicely!

    Chris
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    DING! I am really dense................... but I get it now Maurice!

    What a wonderful idea on fabicating the ladder and the railing.............

    ummmmmmmmm...... please don't hold my stupidity against me:oops:

    john
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    DING! I am really dense................... but I get it now Maurice!

    What a wonderful idea on fabicating the ladder and the railing.............

    ummmmmmmmm...... please don't hold my stupidity against me:oops:

    john
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    more of the same

    Just more of the railings but I'm getting towards the end then it's on to ladders got to put some external coolers on the funnels and build another hedgehog and all the rounds still.

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    more of the same

    Just more of the railings but I'm getting towards the end then it's on to ladders got to put some external coolers on the funnels and build another hedgehog and all the rounds still.

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  9. Jim Krauzlis

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    Wotcher, bazzer!:)

    I've gotta say, seems to me you're getting better and better with the railing, mate! This one seems to have a lot of complex work involved, more so than I've seen in your earlier builds...very impressive, mate!

    As always, a pure pleasure to see your updates!

    Cheers!
    Jim
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    Wotcher, bazzer!:)

    I've gotta say, seems to me you're getting better and better with the railing, mate! This one seems to have a lot of complex work involved, more so than I've seen in your earlier builds...very impressive, mate!

    As always, a pure pleasure to see your updates!

    Cheers!
    Jim
  11. barry

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    End of the railings saga

    You will be glad to note no more railings pictures I've added the funnel radiators and rear pipes and the last of the Kgun racks and the end is in sight I hope. Bollards, cleats and some rockets and a couple of bent wire radars

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    End of the railings saga

    You will be glad to note no more railings pictures I've added the funnel radiators and rear pipes and the last of the Kgun racks and the end is in sight I hope. Bollards, cleats and some rockets and a couple of bent wire radars

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    Radar arrays range finders

    Made the aft radars from wire squares covered in gold metallic ribbon and sprayed with auto primer from a long distance in very quick puffs I was quite pleased with the result (from a distance anyway). Optical AA range finders a bit crude but reasonably effective.

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    Radar arrays range finders

    Made the aft radars from wire squares covered in gold metallic ribbon and sprayed with auto primer from a long distance in very quick puffs I was quite pleased with the result (from a distance anyway). Optical AA range finders a bit crude but reasonably effective.

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    Looking good.
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    Looking good.
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    Mast ladder

    About what I achieved today...........one mast ladder created using Maurice's system........not too bad for spacing. One day i will remember to leave the supports in before I mindlessly chop them all off !! Have to use some card strips on this one


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    barry..........barry.........barry............... ummmm...... WOW Again man!

    john
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    turret ladders

    Final straight just adding odd bits have to tackle the parts I hate most tomorrow the propellors

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    Prps

    Carl may hate undercarriage legs but not half as much as I hate ships propellors, needs the rest of the steady bars fitting but I will wait for the glue to harden. The propellors on Gearings seem to be huge for the ships size. I'm trying to finish off all the bits I have been leaving for a while, Spruance's shafts are next in line they have about 8 blades why don't I go back to waterline hulls.

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