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Kev the Modeller
#61 Posted : 22 April 2019 20:08:49

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Beautifully built as always Andy, and well done for persevering with the huge amount of parts that make up the catapults, looks great. Cool ThumpUp

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#62 Posted : 23 April 2019 09:24:34

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Those catapults look great!
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#63 Posted : 23 April 2019 22:13:05

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Showing real patience and skill putting those together Andy, fab work....Drool Drool

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Alan
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#64 Posted : 23 April 2019 23:10:47

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Absolutely superb job on painting the hull Andy! Very nice. Love seeing the catapults coming together. Lovely work!Drool Love BigGrin Cool

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#65 Posted : 23 April 2019 23:26:10

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments everyoneCool
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#66 Posted : 28 April 2019 17:51:01

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BigGrin Hi All

Work is progressing on the hull upper works now and im starting to knock a hole in the etch parts all be it slowly. The rear castle has had a good deal of etch fixed in place and a start made on the front castle.

The main deck itself has had various ventilators fitted along with bollards, capstans and various other metal parts. The resin anchor chain rings which are missing from the kit have also been added to the two bow side anchors. The central bow anchor will not be fitted as she did not carry this anchor on her final voyage.

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#67 Posted : 28 April 2019 18:21:55

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Does look an excellent kit Andy, nice work.Love

Mark
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#68 Posted : 29 April 2019 07:24:25

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments MarkCool
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#69 Posted : 29 April 2019 08:56:24

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Powering ahead Andy and looking great in the process, beautiful build.....Drool Drool

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Alan
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#70 Posted : 29 April 2019 09:00:15

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Nice update Andy. Looking better all the time.

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#71 Posted : 29 April 2019 21:06:36

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As I've said many times on the forum I'm not a ship modeller, but looking at your work here Andy I'm seriously tempted to give one a go at some point! Drool

Very well, done excellent work. ThumpUp

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#72 Posted : 30 April 2019 06:09:01

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments everyoneCool
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#73 Posted : 30 April 2019 10:48:45

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Excellent work! Looking great!
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McLaren MP4/4, D-51
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#74 Posted : 01 May 2019 04:55:34

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments WalterCool
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#75 Posted : 03 May 2019 21:36:32

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BigGrin A few deck detail pics of more added etch, the bow has a better pic of the anchor chain loops and added etch. Moving back slightly more etch has been added to the bow wave breaker. You can also see the 1st of the uprights fitted here and yes it needs a paint touch up in places. To give an Idea of part size the forward uprights/retainers are about 1.5 mm tall.

The other pics show the brass bollards fitted along with the cable runners for the para-vanes. At the stern more grills and vents along with the stern anchor chain.

More soon.

AndyCool
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#76 Posted : 04 May 2019 10:43:19

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Hi looking great Andy. Very neat work ,cheers mick.
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#77 Posted : 04 May 2019 19:18:17

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments MickCool
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#78 Posted : 04 May 2019 20:28:38

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A super job as always from you Andy, very well done ThumpUp

Love those wooden aftermarket decks, they are a vast improvement on the plastic kit decks, and I can't believe how fine those PE railings are around the pair of downward steps between the two front main guns - you did well to get them fixed in place and nicely square!Blink

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#79 Posted : 05 May 2019 07:58:54

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments KevCool
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#80 Posted : 05 May 2019 12:59:17

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As always Andy, top class work....Drool Drool

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