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Title: HMS FEARNAUGHT
Post by: petesubman on May 11, 2019, 02:37:58 PM
My latest build nearing completion another card and plywood hull  , its a what if , nelson , h g wells and churchill  got together , any way that was the thinking, Pete
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Post by: Netleyned on May 11, 2019, 02:45:48 PM
Be great to see that down the lake Pete.
You will have Graham drooling :D :D
Ron
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Post by: petesubman on May 11, 2019, 03:14:04 PM
A couple of weeks should see it done Ron its only took three years of and on  , graham might be supplying the power plant
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Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 11, 2019, 05:51:40 PM

AWESOME!!!   :-))
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Post by: raflaunches on May 11, 2019, 06:05:35 PM
The Martians wouldn’t have stood a chance against that!
Brilliant steampunk battleship, love to see it on the water. :-))
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Post by: unbuiltnautilus on May 11, 2019, 07:01:55 PM
Boilerplate would be proud! Might, possibly, just maybe, need a keel under that??
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Post by: tonyH on May 11, 2019, 07:04:30 PM
Sacre Bleu, even the French couldn't design one to beat that and they had lots of practice!
Brilliant!
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Post by: Mark T on May 11, 2019, 08:41:14 PM
What an awesome build - love it!!!
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Post by: dreadnought72 on May 11, 2019, 10:34:26 PM
Touch of the Monopoly ship about this one.  :-))


Andy
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Post by: petesubman on May 12, 2019, 12:40:20 AM
Thankyou all for your comments ,sometimes its just nice to build from out of your head , Andy you sussed me, Alan do you like my four barrelled elephant gun, dont throw anything away kitwise you never know, pete
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Post by: unbuiltnautilus on May 12, 2019, 12:50:13 AM
Thankyou all for your comments ,sometimes its just nice to build from out of your head , Andy you sussed me, Alan do you like my four barrelled elephant gun, dont throw anything away kitwise you never know, pete


Preaching to the converted there chap! Love the elephant gun, shows why there are no elephants left in the ocean!
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Post by: glenn69 on May 12, 2019, 06:08:05 AM
I simply love it Pete. “Time Bandits” meets “War of the Worlds” mate.
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Post by: timg on May 18, 2019, 10:48:53 AM
Well done pete, not sure how i missed your post..
Have you had it wet yet?


Tim
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Post by: petesubman on May 18, 2019, 11:17:09 AM
not yet ,trying to fit a smoke unit at the mo, pete
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Post by: petesubman on May 18, 2019, 11:50:42 AM
a little more weathering
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Post by: petesubman on May 18, 2019, 11:53:52 AM
more pics
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Post by: Netleyned on May 18, 2019, 01:20:47 PM
Looking good Pete.
Sun 2 June would be a good launch date.
Fred is in London that weekend so you should
be safe from collisions🙄
Ron
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Post by: petesubman on May 18, 2019, 06:16:21 PM
thanks for the heads up Ron
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Post by: ballastanksian on September 10, 2019, 07:47:26 PM
What a superb vessel Pete! It makes Borodino look like a Battle Cruiser  :-)
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Post by: warspite on September 11, 2019, 08:31:26 AM
Is it actually supposed to be an elephant gun - with rope wrapped around the barrels and no cowling to protect the gun crew, or is it just a bowsprite
Title: Re: HMS FEARNAUGHT
Post by: petesubman on September 11, 2019, 10:36:05 AM
it does have a bowsprit , the forward turret to me ,looks like an elephant, regards pete