IJN Akitsushima (almost finished)

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by Highlander, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. Highlander

    Highlander Member

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    Hi all,

    Akitsushima, been started year ago. I'd like to finish her soon. :)
    This is Answers kit 1:200 scale, model size: lenght: 60 cm, width: 8 cm, height: 18 cm

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    I have some details to do, lifeboats, mast of stern with crane and flying boat Emily.

    Cheers

    Leszek.
  2. dansls1

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    Beautiful ship - great job!
  3. chapuzas100

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    The model is fantastic. This care until I complete detail.
    Congratulations
    I hope to see completed it soon.
  4. B-Manic

    B-Manic Peripheral Visionary

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    Wow that's fantastic. You have done a wonderful job. Are those metal eyelets in the portholes?
  5. Zathros

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    Fantastic detail. Incredible.
  6. Nothing

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    absolutly amazing work!great job!!
  7. Highlander

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    Thanks for compliments :)

    B-Manic asked:
    Yes, it's rings of brass wires 0,2 mm, good looking but not realistic :(
    If I start Aki now, I won't make it.
  8. Andrew Austin

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    This is a fantastic build Leszek. Well done!

    Does anyone know where I can still purchase the kit?

    Regards,

    Andrew
  9. Clashster

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  10. Gregory Shoda

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    Looks really, really good. Well done!
  11. Highlander

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    Hi,

    Clashster wrote:
    The grey area of the deck is from the kit with nothing added. For the brown part I made brass batten from brass wire 0,2 mm glued in the gaps. The gaps were cut out with scalpel.

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    Cheers

    Leszek.
  12. Highlander

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    Hi

    Flying boat Kawanishi H8K 'Emily', one of the biggest aircrafts of WW II. Even in 1:200 scale is big (14 cm lenght, 19 cm width)

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    Regards

    Leszek.
  13. edi

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    Hi Leszek,
    very good built you have done!
    Is it possible to do it as a waterline ship?

    Thanks in advance
    Edi
  14. Highlander

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    Thanks Edi

    Every ship can be build as waterline cardmodel, Akitsushima too. Yuo may cut off the underwater part of any ship kit, if you wish.

    Leszek.
  15. Fishcarver

    Fishcarver Active Member

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    Excellent build, of a most interesting warship!

    You have done a fine job here especially with the huge flying boat!

    Regards from Canada!!

    Jim
  16. Highlander

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    Akitsushima just finished.

    Akitsushima just finished :mrgreen:

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    Best regards.

    Leszek.
  17. eatcrow2

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    Beautiful work.................:thumb:
  18. airbob

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    Nice clean build....most impressive build of a very unusual and exciting subject!...I am considering a 1:400 build of this ship sometime in the future...again thanks for allowing all of us to view this beautiful build!::thumb::wave:
  19. barry

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    A real masterpiece thanks for the pictures
  20. rlwhitt

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    I'm speechless. This is just amazing!

    Rick