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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:21 pm 
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Nice stuff, did your wooden deck detach itself around the edges after a few months?


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Yes, it has to be super glued down at places. Like to use thin glue on the end of a razor blade.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:43 am 
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Tried to convince myself the guns looked fine, but ended up reworking them. They were just too long.

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Had move the barrels where the gun would be in the shield. Made the canvas covers from mixing white glue and paint as the Hasegawa piece could not be used. They still need some touching up.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:05 am 
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Not bad.


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HI harpy

great job :thumbs_up_1: I like this
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:44 pm 
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Thanks guys :thumbs_up_1: Haven't done much except mount the guns with corrected barrel length... hoping to get fired up on it again.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:51 pm 
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Recently moved so I've been repairing some travel damage. Did the bridge ladders up from the boat deck and up to bridge. Redid each side once due to build errors....

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:21 pm 
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Looking pretty sharp. Nice rework on the bags :thumbs_up_1:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:35 pm 
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Super impressive!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:14 pm 
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Thanks Guys :thumbs_up_1: Not making very good headway...

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The Bridge's Saipan. Just some PE stands and rudder.

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Mounted with davits installed.

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Most of the bow done. Wanted to test the waters with some railing.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:05 pm 
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Looks very good.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:39 pm 
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Thanks Dan.

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Front mast - only modification done was drilling out the crows nest and support beam.

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First three out of the 18 cranes. Hope these are right, didn't really match the instructions picture, but went by bends and attachment points as indicated.

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Both mounted to the ship. Probably won't set cranes hooks till rigging them.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:07 pm 
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Cranes were build in properly... Was missing the very first page of instructions. I am glad this site includes instructions in their reviews or I would have been lost.

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Corrected - Reworked and re-bent :huh:


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:10 pm 
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Looking very good :big_grin:

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