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Topic review - USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard PE)
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  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
My son and I are very impressed with this build. Just an all around great looking build!
Post Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:05 pm
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looking really nice... don't forget to make the interior of the barrels black to avoid the brass look there....
Post Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:28 am
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That's amazing. The figures really give a scale to the size of the ship and its guns.
Post Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:04 pm
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Thank You Guys for nice words and encouragement! :wave_1:

It is time for last post in this thread. There are some minor corrections needed but we will meet next time in 'Completed models' section :cool_2:


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:01 pm
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Impressive! The weathering really makes the plastic look more "steel"! :thumbs_up_1:

Aop
Post Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:23 pm
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Stunning work on this one!
Post Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:13 pm
  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
That's a big ship! She looks incredible.....glad I jumped online this morning to look! Keep it up, she's worth all the effort.
Post Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:11 am
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:big_grin: :big_grin: :big_grin:
Post Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:31 pm
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THIS looks flipping amazing!!!! Well done!!!
Post Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:43 pm
  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
Some time has passed since I have been updating my Mo thread. The reason is that the size of the ship is not making it easy to make photos. The other reason is also honestly - my lazyness :cool_2:

Here is the state of my progress (I am sorry for the background):
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Here are some photos of hull weathering:

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I have also started to work on capitulation scene:

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Figurines are also done. Even when there are about 160 of them it looks a little bit not too much...

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So, what do You think about this? :smallsmile:
Post Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:33 pm
  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
Thank You Guys! I have a little break in my workshop because of lots of business trips.

Light box can't handle the mightiness of my Mo :big_grin:

I honestly have no idea how will I make photos of whole hull... :thinking:
Post Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:13 am
  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
Very nice work Wojtek! Details look sharp and crisp and the paint looks awesome.

Looks like you're running out of space in your light box too.....had the same issue with my 1/350. Good thing you only have to add the main hull to really see how big it is ;)
Post Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:59 pm
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Very nice! Can't wait to see it all put together.
Post Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:43 pm
  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
HI Wojtek

nice paint an very good weathering :thumbs_up_1:
good job
cheers
Nicolas
Post Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:33 am
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Now, it is just to put this all together... :big_grin:

I think it is about 2/3 of work with Superstructure and it looks like this:

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Post Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:07 am
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It is the time for 127mm guns:

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Post Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:15 am
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Joe, Larry,

Thanks a milion! :thumbs_up_1:

As for shading: I use black pirimer and additionally after gloss varnish I use panelliner from Tamiya to pop those elements a bit. However, with next ship I will change the way of painting. With black primer colours look a little bit too dark form me... I will use grey primer for base and black paint only for preshading.
Post Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:26 am
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It's looking really nice, Wojtek! You're doing a super job. I especially like the way you make the vertical piping on the tower to stand out. How did you do that? Dis you spray a black undercoat before you put the grey on? :thumbs_up_1: :thumbs_up_1:
Post Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:32 pm
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Great work! Love the shadow effects!
Post Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:53 pm
  Post subject:  Re: USS Missouri 1/200 (Trumpeter set + Pontos PE + Eduard P  Reply with quote
Thank You Guys very much for support and kind comments.

I really try to do my best but this Pontos set is very much demending!

Now, I am at the stage where all main elements are already on the superstructure. There are still many parts to be mounted but I feel that improvement is good :smallsmile:

And this is how Superstructure looks like now:

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Post Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:20 am

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