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#1 Posted : 24 March 2019 18:33:24

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BigGrin Hi all

About time this dusted down and taken out of the stash. The kit has been reviewed before I will just add that mine also has the bonus stand alone turret. Extras are as follows -

MK1 etch set with wood deck this also has some pre painted etch with it.

Pontos detail set this set includes the screw savers that are missing from the other set.

Trumpeter do not include a stand for the kit so I got hold of pontos's solid brass pedistal set.

Reference books include the ANotomy of the ship and one of the newer Bismarck books out there. This book has colour Pictures of all 8 camo guises worn by Bismarck and no I wont be doing the Baltic camo but the last paint job she had before she was sunk.

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#2 Posted : 24 March 2019 19:01:00

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BigGrin Great to see another Bizzy on the forum ThumpUp
If anyone can make a good job of it Andy, you can Drool
The additions and books look very interesting too. I too have just received my copy of The Anatomy of the ship - The Battleship Bismarck, and have to say it looks a wealth of information and a must for anyone building this ship. Haven't seen the other book yet, being new.

Following with great interest Love

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Gray
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#3 Posted : 24 March 2019 19:20:31

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments.The book is on special offer at Amazon link below-

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#4 Posted : 24 March 2019 19:46:38

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I look forward to seeing this come together Andy. Looks like an excellent kit.

Mark
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#5 Posted : 24 March 2019 23:44:15

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Look forward to seeing this one built. I have the USS Iowa with Pontos set to do but not just yet. I am looking at Bizzy as a future purchase to my stash.

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#6 Posted : 25 March 2019 12:02:05

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Hi look forward to following your build on this,all that brass going to be long project I'd guess ,cheers mick.BigGrin
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#7 Posted : 25 March 2019 12:19:50

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Hi Andy,
Good luck - I look forward to following.
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#8 Posted : 25 March 2019 13:21:29

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Looking forward to following this build!
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#9 Posted : 25 March 2019 13:31:31

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You can put me on your list of followers for this one Andy, going to be a pleasure to watch.....Drool Drool Drool

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#10 Posted : 25 March 2019 15:16:30

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Good luck with the build.

That box of PE has already given me nightmare flashbacks from my USS New Jersey build
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#11 Posted : 25 March 2019 18:33:52

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments everyoneCool
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#12 Posted : 27 March 2019 15:42:31

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Good luck with the build Andy and looking forward to seeing your progress.

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#13 Posted : 28 March 2019 06:43:17

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BigGrin Hi all

The first thing to do is to clean up the hull mould lines and then add the bow pieces and outer prop shaft housings, bilges. Then its more clean up and filling also the moulded on eyebrows and ladders were removed at this stage. After more clean up the first of the etch has been added to both sides of the hull and the prop shafts and carriers added. The three internal hull stiffeners have also been fixed in position.

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#15 Posted : 28 March 2019 22:09:33

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Great to see you up and running, off to a great start....Cool Cool

Regards

Alan
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#16 Posted : 28 March 2019 23:22:50

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Lot`s of goodies there AndyBigGrin will be followingBigGrin regards PhilCool
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#17 Posted : 30 March 2019 01:17:44

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#18 Posted : 30 March 2019 19:50:10

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BigGrin Assembled the two brass stands and the drilled the holes through the hull. The two nuts were then epoxyed in place on the inner hull.Cool
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Looking good, nice work....Cool Cool

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#20 Posted : 31 March 2019 08:47:53

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