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1/48 scale U-Boat U230 [Part 3] Options
Sticky Wickett
#321 Posted : 07 January 2021 21:49:39

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The attached photo shows the engineering mechanic working on the compressor.
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#322 Posted : 07 January 2021 21:50:55

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Aft torpedo compartment watchkeeper #2 conducting a valve operation.
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#323 Posted : 07 January 2021 21:52:20

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Aft torpedo compartment watchkeeper #1 is keeping an eye on the proceedings whilst staying close to the switchboard in case of orders.
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#324 Posted : 07 January 2021 21:53:33

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A distance shot to give some perspective. The aft torpedo compartment is now COMPLETE!BigGrin

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#325 Posted : 07 January 2021 21:57:23

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That concludes this weeks post and closes out this stage of the build. I thought it would never end!LOL

Next week i'll make a start on the Engine Room. This won't be a '5 minute job', but nevertheless, it will certainly come together a lot quicker.

Thanks for looking in, have a great weekend, stay safe and above all else, happy modelling!BigGrin

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#326 Posted : 08 January 2021 09:56:33

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What a difference it make when you have life to the room. Can’t wait to see how the engine room turns out.Love Love

Mark
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#327 Posted : 14 January 2021 22:17:47

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Good evening from 'The Dockyard'.

So, work on the Engine Room commences. Feels a bit weird not having to scratch build for a change.LOL

I started by making up the basic diesel engine blocks. There is a lot more detail to add, but i've decided to add these parts later once i have painted and weathered what i have made so far. The paint [light green] and undercoat is on order.


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#328 Posted : 14 January 2021 22:19:39

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Both diesel engines.
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#329 Posted : 14 January 2021 22:21:58

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While i'm waiting for the paint to arrive, i concentrated on making a start on the etched brass engine mounts.

I decided to solder all parts. Was refreshing to break out the soldering iron for an evening.
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#330 Posted : 14 January 2021 22:23:17

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From another angle.
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#331 Posted : 14 January 2021 22:24:54

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That concludes this weeks update.

Thanks for looking in, have a great weekend and happy modelling.

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Phil W.BigGrin
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#332 Posted : 14 January 2021 23:38:56

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If the torpedo room is anything to go by, then I’m really looking forward to your engine room.

Mark
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#333 Posted : 16 January 2021 00:51:55

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Torpedo room looks out of this world, an amazing achievement.....Love Love .. Eagerly awaiting to see what you do with the engine room.....Cool Cool

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Alan
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#334 Posted : 16 January 2021 21:15:57

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Nice Cool can`t wait for the Engine room PhilDrool Drool


Regards PhilCool
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#335 Posted : 16 January 2021 21:25:38

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This is insane!! The level of detail is stunning.
I can't imagine how skilled you must be to turn out this level of detail. Congratulations.
Chris
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#336 Posted : 16 January 2021 22:25:29

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Adding the figures was a good idea.

Really shows what a confined space they were working and living in- don’t think o could have done the same.

Looks very nicely painted and detailed.

Tony
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#337 Posted : 17 January 2021 10:44:00

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Markwarren wrote:
If the torpedo room is anything to go by, then I’m really looking forward to your engine room.

Mark


Thank you Mark!BigGrin I'm hoping i can complete the Engine Room in a shorter time span!Blink

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Phil W.
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Current projects: 1/48 scale U-boat [U230]
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#338 Posted : 17 January 2021 10:47:39

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Gandale wrote:
Torpedo room looks out of this world, an amazing achievement.....Love Love .. Eagerly awaiting to see what you do with the engine room.....Cool Cool

Regards

Alan


Thank you very much Alan!BigGrin Once i get the basics done i can start to add my own elements and create another 'mini-diorama'.

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Phil W.
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Current projects: 1/48 scale U-boat [U230]
Future projects: 1/148 scale railway diorama / 1/50 scale R/C Volvo F89 logging truck / 1/148 scale Thunderbirds Fireflash
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#339 Posted : 17 January 2021 10:48:56

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tigerace wrote:
Nice Cool can`t wait for the Engine room PhilDrool Drool


Regards PhilCool


Thank you Phil, much appreciated!BigGrin Lots of spanners and oily rags!LOL

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Phil W.
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#340 Posted : 17 January 2021 10:52:20

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goddo wrote:
This is insane!! The level of detail is stunning.
I can't imagine how skilled you must be to turn out this level of detail. Congratulations.
Chris


Thank you Chris!BigGrin Glad you're enjoying the build!

Regards,
Phil W.
Completed projects: 1/43 scale Bedford HA van / 1/43 scale MG TD sports car
Current projects: 1/48 scale U-boat [U230]
Future projects: 1/148 scale railway diorama / 1/50 scale R/C Volvo F89 logging truck / 1/148 scale Thunderbirds Fireflash
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