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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:49 am 
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WOW!!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:44 pm 
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I somehow never noticed this project.

Very nicely done! Your work is proving to be very sharp.

Excellent result with the 40 mm Bofors.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:20 am 
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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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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:53 pm 
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Great work! Love the shadow effects!


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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:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:26 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.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:15 am 
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It is the time for 127mm guns:

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:07 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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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:33 am 
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HI Wojtek

nice paint an very good weathering :thumbs_up_1:
good job
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:43 pm 
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Very nice! Can't wait to see it all put together.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:59 pm 
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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 ;)

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:13 am 
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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:

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