U-Boat Type VII C 1/72 Scale (continue)

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by kooklik, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. kooklik

    kooklik Member

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    Dear All
    There's a problem on the old thread of U-Boat. After the admin team fixed I'll continue to post to the old U-Boat thread.
    Thanks to admin team for working hard on site changing. They seem to work hard to debug hour by hour. Keep on good jobs , i'll stick with you.

    Best Regards
    Kooklik
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    Today's report
    I finished all rails working.


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  2. Clashster

    Clashster Member

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    Well, Kooklik, the new thread looks just as great as the old one! As always, awesome
  3. Maharg

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    This is a beautiful model kooklik.
  4. Amazyah

    Amazyah Senior Member

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    Those have to be some of the best rails I have seen so far!
    Way to go Kooklik!:thumb:
    You are an extremely talented individual!
    I can't wait to see you throw some colors at this beauty!

    Russell
  5. dwgannon

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    This just amazing. Sends chills down my spine every time I see it. Good Job!!!

    :wave7:
  6. paulhbell

    paulhbell Guest

    Please can I have one now? I want, I want, I want. Sorry about that, getting more excited the more times I look.
  7. kooklik

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    Thanks paulhbell. I'll let you know when the kit is available.
    :)
  8. kooklik

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    Hi there ,
    Some of our member asked me how did I build the small parabola shape of Life Raft Containers. Today I built more 4 sets for AA platforms.

    I'll explain in step by step.

    1. For Press jig , I use a ball-pen press to back side of the part.
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    2. Strong press serveral times until the part shape becomes parabola. Then paint inside with glue. Hold the shape until glue dry.
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    3. Assembly remaining parts. Complete !!
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    Hope this method can be useful for building smaller or bigger parabola parts.
    :mrgreen:

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  9. B-Manic

    B-Manic Peripheral Visionary

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    I do the same thing. The difference is that for small parts and even larger ones with shallow sides I don't cut the slots. They turn out great.
  10. kooklik

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    Great !!
    B-Manic I tried it out. Small wrinkles appears around the center but more beautiful than slots.
    Thanks for advise.
    :thumb:
    Best Regards
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    Next step
    Flak 3.7 cm. Added small details.

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  11. Amazyah

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    Ooooh, that looks like a stand alone model already!
    This is going to be great!

    Russell
  12. Padre

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    kooklik
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    kooklik is ONLY a Junior Member? With the above design and build I nominate kooklik for Grand Pooba!!!announce1 Or whatever some of the top rankings are.:thumb:

    bounce7balloon6:woot1:
  13. Lex

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    It's the little things that make a model look good~ I'm waiting to see the flak gun assembled...
  14. paperbeam

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    The model looks so perfect it almost makes you believe that there actually was a "ghost" sub in the Kriegsmarine!:goldcup:

    Masterful work kooklik!

    Terry

    N and Z scale Old West paper models at paperbeam - virtual paper models
  15. alaimo@jcu.edu

    alaimo@jcu.edu I need a Pin up girl. . .

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    I want to still buy the kit, but it would be nice to share it for free....:wave:
  16. Stev0

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    Perhaps if you use a slightly thinner card your shaping method would be easier, or introduce some moisture into the medium with perhaps a less stronger and watered down white glue. After shaping the glue would harden to retain the shape and the moisture would have allowed the medium to shape by stretching.
  17. paulhbell

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    It's been a bit quiet on here, any updates on the build.
  18. kooklik

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    Hi to all
    I'm still ok. But very busy with my office work. I'll return in next month.:mrgreen:
  19. cgutzmer

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    As long as you are still here! I gotta see this thing when its done!
    Chris
  20. Amazyah

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    See it? I want to do a little more than just, see it!:twisted:

    I've never been interested in building a sub until kooklik came along with this beauty! This thing is just awesome, especially the wire work!
    And even without colors!?! Totally brilliant!:cool:

    I sure hope you get a little time for your hobbies soon, kooklik. No one should have to work so hard that they don't.:cry:

    Russell