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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2020 12:25 am 
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My last Supercarrier to be built. Ranger 1991 Greg from Shapeways is doing a lot of work on the 1/720 version of Ranger. Waiting for the upgrades to 1/350. Happy Modeling Everyone!


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My Independence is turning out great. Trumpy Kitty Hawk will be use to make my Ranger 1991. I will see if Steve will convert his Indy island into Ranger.


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waiting on trumpy kitty hawk to start on ranger


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:45 pm 
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Good day guys

Anyone happen to have ship plans(section parts) from colossus class/arromanches/karel doorman?
I found one from the internet but its bkurry and scaled.
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I am making the Karel Doorman in 3d at 1/700 scale to print.
I already own the 1/400 scale Karel doorman in build kit

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Have you thought about just converting the Imperial Hobby Productions plastic kit? https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-700-HMS-Colo ... 3825693304?

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The 'blurry' drawing (looks good enough for '700 to me though) is from the old French plan service, search for 'service historique arromanches' for better versions.
The post-modernisation Doorman can be found at https://www.nationaalarchief.nl/onderzo ... -3233~3228 .
If the direct link does not work, look at the nationaal archief website -> onderzoeken> bouwtekeningen van schepen voor de Nederlandse Marine, 1683-1996 -> Koninklijke Marine -> Stoom en Motorschepen -> Vliegkampschepen.
Note that an aircraft carrier is a 'vliegkampschip' in dutch, not 'vliegdekschip'.


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Timmy C wrote:
Have you thought about just converting the Imperial Hobby Productions plastic kit? https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-700-HMS-Colo ... 3825693304?

I am drawing it fully in 3d timothy ;)

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Pieter wrote:
The 'blurry' drawing (looks good enough for '700 to me though) is from the old French plan service, search for 'service historique arromanches' for better versions.
The post-modernisation Doorman can be found at https://www.nationaalarchief.nl/onderzo ... -3233~3228 .
If the direct link does not work, look at the nationaal archief website -> onderzoeken> bouwtekeningen van schepen voor de Nederlandse Marine, 1683-1996 -> Koninklijke Marine -> Stoom en Motorschepen -> Vliegkampschepen.
Note that an aircraft carrier is a 'vliegkampschip' in dutch, not 'vliegdekschip'.



Thank you!

Blurry image is only bad for the numbers on every section.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:50 pm 
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Mitchell, are you still looking for the Colossus plans? I have a better 1 then what I linked as 10x the size both in pixels & kilobytes.


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Working on Trumpeter's 1/350 Hornet. Island is from Model Monkey with GMM & Eduard PE, Black Cat 3D printed parts, and some good old styrene sheet and brass rod. The island is about ready for gloss coat and weathering.
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Martin, are you portraying Hornet at Santa Cruz? If you are and don't already know this, there are two 20mm mounts at port quarter of hanger deck level. I believe they located near the most forward of the rear set of hanger doors. Not sure if any are located at same location on starboard side. Noticed this when looking at wreck photos.


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Jon C Ryckert wrote:
Martin, are you portraying Hornet at Santa Cruz? If you are and don't already know this, there are two 20mm mounts at port quarter of hanger deck level. I believe they located near the most forward of the rear set of hanger doors. Not sure if any are located at same location on starboard side. Noticed this when looking at wreck photos.

Thanks Jon - I did notice that in the wreck photos as well. I'm portraying her at Midway (shoulda mentioned that above).

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Nice to see people are still building aircraft carriers rather than bulk carriers. Love that island.


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MartinJQuinn wrote:
Jon C Ryckert wrote:
Martin, are you portraying Hornet at Santa Cruz? If you are and don't already know this, there are two 20mm mounts at port quarter of hanger deck level. I believe they located near the most forward of the rear set of hanger doors. Not sure if any are located at same location on starboard side. Noticed this when looking at wreck photos.

Thanks Jon - I did notice that in the wreck photos as well. I'm portraying her at Midway (shoulda mentioned that above).


Ok. Really enjoy following along as your build progresses. Great work on the camouflage
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Thanks guys. Appreciate the kind words. Helps keeps my plodding along!

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mitchell300 wrote:
Pieter wrote:
The 'blurry' drawing (looks good enough for '700 to me though) is from the old French plan service, search for 'service historique arromanches' for better versions.
The post-modernisation Doorman can be found at https://www.nationaalarchief.nl/onderzo ... -3233~3228 .
If the direct link does not work, look at the nationaal archief website -> onderzoeken> bouwtekeningen van schepen voor de Nederlandse Marine, 1683-1996 -> Koninklijke Marine -> Stoom en Motorschepen -> Vliegkampschepen.
Note that an aircraft carrier is a 'vliegkampschip' in dutch, not 'vliegdekschip'.



Thank you!

Blurry image is only bad for the numbers on every section.

Maybe of interest to you: I'm pretty far advanced with a 1:350 model of the 'Karel Doorman'. I have to take a deep breath to complete all the detail work though...
http://www.shipmodels.info/mws_forum/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=5057&start=20

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I'm slowly, racing you Maarten. Better hurry up. I would have loved to discuss this with you in real life this weekend but alas no ESM 2020.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:21 am 
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Howdy all

i bit the bullet today pre ordered
1/700 "HMS Illustrious 1940Deluxe Edition"
Maker: FHM
Item No.#: FH1116S
I havent built a Flyhawk nor a UK carrier but looks a good model,Im not sure of the accuracy but will rely on and appreciate the "experts" here to call out any detail changes required will probably look to purchase additional swordfish - I think Flyhawk do a seperate set. Ive been following all the carrier builds and its all I build only started 6 months ago.

On the slipway all 1700 waterline

Academy CV-6 completed all but airwing, replaced with Flyhawk & starfighter decals
Trump CV-5 about 80% Toms Yorktown PE & starfighter decals
Trump CV-8 about 50% Toms Yorktown PE, Gator paint mask
Dragon CV-19 about 10% waiting for a wooden flight deck havent been able to find one might the the trump version and adjust? Toms Essex PE

On the shelf
Trump CV-63 - Artist Hobby PE & starfighter decals looking for paint mask(flight deck)
Trump LHD 7 on Shelf - looking for PE set, decals & paint mask for flight deck
Fujimi Akaigi Rainbow PE,Fujimi Wood deck& PE,
Fujimi Zuikaku 1941
Fujimi Ryuho

Wish-list
60's era midway
80-90's Nimitz class - not sure of quality/detail accuracy of Trump versions still researching

Cheers Waz


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