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 Post subject: Flyhawk HMS Naiad
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:04 am 
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Here it is, my first finished model of this year.

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The model is Flyhawk exellent kit of the AA cruiser HMS Naiad. It was really an enjoyable build and I made the model in only 5 weeks.

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Beside the kit I also used the Flyhawk Set for the gun barrels and the AA guns. I also added some ladders which where missing in the instruction.
Actually there are some important pe parts missing which where included in the new limited edition set.
But with the instruction of this kit I could add some details here and there.

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Painting was done with Vallejo Colors and weathering the old school way with oil colors.
The water was made with Vallejos clear Water texture. The waves are made from cotton and with color.

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Greetings Christian

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1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
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1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:25 am 
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Truly outstanding build, Christian!



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:52 am 
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Nice weathering Christian.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:33 am 
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Thank you guys.
And yes with every build I'm learning more things to improve.

Greetings Christian

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1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:48 pm 
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Beautifully done.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:39 pm 
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Nice work. I have this in the stash. Hope I can get around to building it someday. If I do, I hope it comes out 1/2 as nice as yours.

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Thank you.
Yes Martin a really nice kit. I think faster would only be a Lego Naiad :big_grin: .

Greetings Christian

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1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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:thumbs_up_1: great work


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Great looking build and the weathering looks fantastic too!

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Thanks again guys :thumbs_up_1:

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1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:41 pm 
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That is one nice clean build. I REALLY like the use of light weathering, a lot of work to make it look convincing.

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Brilliant! :big_grin:

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:01 am 
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Thank you :thumbs_up_1:

Yes I'm improving my weathering technics.

Greetigns Christian

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1/700 Combrig IJN Heien and Takao 1904
1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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Great looking model! The weathering looks very good and fits perfectly. The deck looks excellent!

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Really an impressive model! :thumbs_up_1:

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Thank you guys :thumbs_up_1:

Greetings Christian

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1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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Wood decks are a stand out as well. What's your technique for the varied wood color?

Very impressive work!

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Thank you

Here is my technique described on my Kongo:
http://www.shipmodels.info/mws_forum/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=161356

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1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:21 pm 
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Very nice and clean finish. Your weathering is pleasing to the eye. I don't think everyone realises that this is actually quite a small model (of a small ship) - in your pictures she looks at least twice as big (at least to me) I guess it's because the wealth of detail crammed into this kit.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:58 am 
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Thanks again :thumbs_up_1:

Yes this is a smaller model, perhaps in the middle range of 1/700 kits.

Greetings Christian

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1/700 ICM SMS König 1916
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Penelope 1939
1/700 Fujimi IJN Shokaku 1941
1/700 Fujimi IJN Nagato 1941
1/700 Aoshima IJN Kagero 1941
1/700 Flyhawk HMS Prince of Wales 12/1941


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