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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:31 am 
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more detailing done ... very slowly ... but surely
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build flag box with bars to be able to fix later riggs, also added some protection walls, railings and 40mm gun director tubs
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:27 pm 
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You are putting some wonderful detail into this. I am most impressed with your efforts.
I always thought the 1/500ish scale rage was the best for warships so I love your choice for this RE-DO. Keep at it.
The Revell Iowa never looked so good.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:44 am 
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txs Nino
as I cut every single deck stuff off... have to make them from scratch... this is start.... there are 16 capstans to make
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build a closet...
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I know its there... no idea of its use though
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:51 pm 
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so... with color and stairs... this is getting somewhere
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the 16 assembled and painted... with a try-start of rafts
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its been some time... all dry fitted
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and evolution of radar platform
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:12 am 
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when looking at the pictures... as it was posed on the ship I found my rafts and cabstands too big.. so decided to re-work them... and my joy was immense when looking for a raft that jumped away.. I found the bow AA wall I lost 2 weeks ago
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:44 pm 
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continued on rafts and to see modification done on capstans...
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made a new
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:30 pm 
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its going slowly ... but surely
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:05 am 
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detailing takes time and goes slow... but hey .. the result should be good
some more done on first level... this side almost done... now need to do other side as well
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continued on bow.. needs fine tuning but it shows what it will become
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:51 am 
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and with a little more done
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all 10 now have their cleaning done and received their steel barrels
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:36 am 
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Sunday family day.. so not much will be done... but ... a little every day makes it go on anyway
painted and with reinforcement bars on the inside bow platform is now almost ready
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:56 am 
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worked on my radar
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and scratch building anker chain winch (or whatever its called) once dry and hard... fine tuning
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:22 pm 
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placed all major parts on to see in close-up's how she is now...
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:47 am 
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want to get other side at same level... even got a sailor who opened a door for me,
concentrated my efforts on bow part all you see before main guns is fixed ... missing on part before chain winches are the 20mm guns, ankers. railings and waiting for an ankorchain I bought yesterday on the internet. The 2 protection walls for the 3X 20mm guns on each side are also fixed, I'm getting to the fix all moment.
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started also on the 4 propellers ... scratch reduced copy of my Kagnam Missouri 1/400 propeller
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:52 am 
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to make it simple ... all modifications needed on a ship, I first make it on a picture as pictures are easy to compare with pictures... this I then do ... I forgot 1 structure modification... luckily, I saw it now so it can still be done
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:24 pm 
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further evolution
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this
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becomes
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new rear 40mm gundirectors
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these original tubs
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modified and addapted becomes
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:02 am 
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not much time atm.. anyway doing many small (or should I say tiny) stuff at the same time... here's one .. no need saying the black thing is cut off and will be replaced by...
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:26 am 
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Good bit of facelifting efforts, starting to come together!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:15 pm 
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txs Pascal ... yes its closing the " ad all and fix it time" received today the chains ... they look good
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:48 pm 
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done little modification so its more like the real
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2020 3:32 pm 
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re-modified railings behind first stack
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many small details done...
center view
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