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Old Mar 22, 2013, 03:10 PM
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No worries, just busting your chops....I love seeing the work others do. We all learn from them (except for those few that know it all already - you know who you are LOL)
The work I do would probably not match up to the quality of workmanship that others create on this forum.That's why I am a bit reluctant to display my efforts.
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Old Mar 27, 2013, 10:35 PM
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Photos......must.....have...... photos...
As requested I have taken some photos at my local pond.It was originally a quarry but the local council has done a miraculous job and created a eco park.
Haven't decided whether to do any weathering on the hull yet .Still haven't mastered that yet
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Old Mar 27, 2013, 11:00 PM
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You have nothing to be bashful about. Excellent work!
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Old Mar 28, 2013, 04:53 AM
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You have nothing to be bashful about. Excellent work!
Thank you. I am quite pleased how it turn out . Now onto my next one.
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Old Mar 28, 2013, 08:25 AM
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....Rear planes alway work better because one, they're further away from the boats centre of gravity and secondly in the case of the Type VII they're also in direct flow of the propellers.
I'm building the 1:125 Revell type VII, to sail surface as well as a semi- submerged (aiming for periscope depth!!) dynamically I'm planning to be able to set the dive planes in straight or diving position but I was working to set both bow and aft.... Do you mean I can get away doing only the rear? Thx! Boo
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Old Mar 28, 2013, 08:48 AM
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Yes.
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Old Mar 28, 2013, 11:55 AM
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Love the photos, especially the last one, like the perspective you get from an ASW aircraft. The port lookout shouting ALARM!!!

BTW, what paint did you use?
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Old Mar 28, 2013, 04:09 PM
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Love the photos, especially the last one, like the perspective you get from an ASW aircraft. The port lookout shouting ALARM!!!

BTW, what paint did you use?
Thank you. The paint I used was Testors/Modelmaster enamel in the small spray cans.Took me ages to find the correct colours as model shops in my area of the world don't seem to be stocking these paints any more.
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