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davetwin
#61 Posted : 04 June 2015 21:24:03

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Beautiful work Walter, this is a stunning looking kit so much so that although I am not really into train models I have this on my maybe list Cool
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#62 Posted : 04 June 2015 21:38:28

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BigGrin Stunning work WalterCool
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#63 Posted : 29 June 2015 12:38:50

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DaDokta wrote:
Thanks for your nice comments, guys!

Here`s the next update.
I must say i really don`t like to work with epoxy-glue - you have to be so very careful not to produce a big mess.
For me it`s impossible to work as tidy as i would like to.


Walter[/size]


I had the same problem until i stopped using the provided applicator. Toothpicks or pieces of wire seem to work much better.
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#64 Posted : 29 June 2015 14:50:45

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I already work with toothpicks - it`s better, but still not easy to handle!

Walter
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


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Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#65 Posted : 19 July 2015 23:11:29

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DaDokta wrote:
I already work with toothpicks - it`s better, but still not easy to handle!

Walter



Great work, you have inspired me to order the D51 . Will be a change from working on n gauge railway layouts.
Your photographs are first class and supplement the official build diary superbly different angles help immensely on how things go together. Keep up the good work i will be back to see the progress.

Regards Steve
Gandale
#66 Posted : 20 July 2015 10:36:50

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Looking fab Walter, you're doing this kit proud, well done..... Cool Cool .. Will look in again when you update next.....

Regards

Alan
DaDokta
#67 Posted : 18 August 2015 21:52:23

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Hi guys and thanks for your nice comments!
I must say, i´m not fully satisfied , how this build works out - mostly because of the mess, the epoxy-glue is causing despite very careful work.
I wish i had an airbrush - maybe i would have decided to paint this model - i think it would have been the easier solution after all!

But of course - from a distance of at least 20 cm the build looks good.

So here are my pics of the next stage. I worked ahead a little bit as i fixed the cabin and the rear parts to the main engine a little bit earlier.
DaDokta attached the following image(s):
IMG_6145.JPG
IMG_6146.JPG
IMG_6147.JPG
IMG_6150.JPG
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#68 Posted : 18 August 2015 22:00:44

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BigGrin Looks great WalterCool
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#69 Posted : 16 September 2015 09:30:31

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Looks like your enjoying this build, well done Cool
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#70 Posted : 16 September 2015 09:37:36

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BigGrin Looking very neat and tidy lovely build Cool

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#71 Posted : 16 September 2015 10:45:10

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Looking good from where I am sat Cool , really love that photo you posted in August from the back looking into the cab Cool
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#72 Posted : 16 September 2015 18:18:27

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BigGrin Looking great and I bet by now a heavy piece of kitCool
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#73 Posted : 04 October 2015 23:20:07

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BigGrin Looking great and the tender is a sturdy piece of kitCool
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#74 Posted : 05 October 2015 00:32:48

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Certainly taking shape, lovely work.....Cool Cool

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Alan
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#75 Posted : 05 October 2015 01:57:28

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The amount of detail in this kit is phenomenal, awesome job Cool
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#76 Posted : 05 October 2015 18:52:16

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Thanks guys!

It´s definitely getting big and heavy!
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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#77 Posted : 04 November 2015 21:53:39

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Hi guys,

some further work on the tender:
DaDokta attached the following image(s):
IMG_6257.JPG
IMG_6261.JPG
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
Gandale
#78 Posted : 04 November 2015 22:06:41

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Coming along beautifully Walter, looks fab....Drool Drool

Regards

Alan
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#79 Posted : 04 November 2015 22:56:31

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Very nice work indeed ThumpUp
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#80 Posted : 05 November 2015 12:49:39

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Thanks guys!
Greetings,
Walter



Present builds:
Solar-powered paddle Steamer (little project with my son)
HMS Victory X-section

Builds started but currently on a hold:


On the shelf:
Italeri "Fiat Mefistofele", Italeri "Moto Guzzi California", Fokker "Red Baron", Revell Bismarck, Revell Tirpitz, Arab Dow, Stage Coach, .....

Completed builds:
McLaren MP4/4, D-51, HMS Victory, GWH F-15D, St. Stephen`s Cathedral (cardboard)
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