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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #50 on: February 11, 2018, 09:58:32 PM »

Nice  8)
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #51 on: February 12, 2018, 02:40:04 PM »

And the detail pictures as promised.


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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #52 on: February 12, 2018, 03:49:26 PM »

Really nice work Nick & Steve
Will you have it at Mayhem this year  :-)
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #53 on: February 12, 2018, 03:53:23 PM »

Thatís the aim Phil. At least itís a simple paint scheme this time!
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #54 on: February 12, 2018, 06:52:05 PM »

Really looking beautiful guys.  I guess you will be the paint crew Nick?
I am really enjoying the excellent progress you both have made with this ship  :-))
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #55 on: February 12, 2018, 09:09:23 PM »

That is definitly a dazzler chaps  :-)) Who make the resin boats? I saw similar ones on the instruction book for M15 and wonder if they are the same manufacturer?
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #56 on: February 12, 2018, 09:11:55 PM »

Hi Ian


The shipís boats are 1/48 scale items from Quaycraft via Model Dockyard of Cornwall. Still need to locate a 30ft Cutter- might have to be scratch built.


Hi Bob


Yes Iím the dockyard painter! ;)
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #57 on: March 24, 2018, 02:48:42 PM »

Hi everyone


Just got back from sunny Akrotiri in time to do some painting. Took forever to get back- 8 hours delay!
Anyway here is this morningís work with the paint.


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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #58 on: March 24, 2018, 03:03:58 PM »

Wow she looks fantastic
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #59 on: March 24, 2018, 03:48:03 PM »

Thanks Kevin :-))


Keep tuned as Iím painting more as I type!
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #60 on: March 24, 2018, 05:37:36 PM »

Some more painting completed.


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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #61 on: March 24, 2018, 07:04:26 PM »


Stunning work chaps. Will the decks be painted a darker colour or left in the hull colour?


Good to have you back by the way  :-))
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #63 on: March 25, 2018, 08:00:49 PM »

Hi Kevin


Thanks for the links, every little picture helps! :-))


Hi Ian


The deck will be is painted a darker grey, just finished it today. The paint certainly changes the model again and we are looking forward to adding the next layer of detail.
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #64 on: March 25, 2018, 09:04:32 PM »

True. The destroyer looks much more complete in her scheme now. The deck is a near future job to do on it.
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #65 on: March 31, 2018, 09:40:17 PM »

A bit more work done today. Stanchions are starting to be put in place, prop and shaft fitted, and the rudder permanently attached.


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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #66 on: March 31, 2018, 10:26:50 PM »

Lovely detail work Nick.  Love the finished rudder.  Precision acrylic funnel too.
Can't wait to see her close up   :-))
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #67 on: March 31, 2018, 10:40:33 PM »

Be careful you don't knock her off that stool  %% She's looking very nice as is Invincible above.
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #68 on: April 01, 2018, 12:36:35 AM »

Again...this imgbb software is great..................


 %) however it does also suggest :o that the rudder wing is secured to the rudder post by 1 pin only

Could this be the case?

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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #69 on: April 03, 2018, 05:08:02 PM »

Hi Derek


You are quite right- there is only one pin, if there were three then we could potentially have to replace three hinges if we need to remove the rudder- this way we will only destroy one.


Today- bow sprit detailing, galley vents, seamanís head intake and vents, and the flag staff.


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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #70 on: May 07, 2018, 06:20:48 PM »

Hi everyone


After a little break in the build Steve has started with the shipís boats davits. These are made from 3mm diameter brass rod and bent to shape using a pipe bender from a Victor Bomber brake line kit!
Only six more to make!


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« Reply #71 on: May 07, 2018, 08:05:06 PM »

Lovely work Steve.
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #72 on: July 06, 2018, 03:58:48 PM »


Hi everyone


A bit slow on the updates I know but Dad has been busy in the mean time whilst I'm (ahem) elsewhere occupied in the Eastern Med!
Another test float with the hull and superstructure painted to ensure that the waterline is correct. In the Brown's Shipyard, well, shed, he has been finishing off the davit supports (pictures hopefully coming soon via the amazing interweb!), he is still working out the funnel top and drilling out the broken stanchion which broke a few weeks ago!   
Another progress report hopefully in the next few days... :-))


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« Reply #73 on: July 06, 2018, 09:34:33 PM »

She looks great. I am looking forward to see the next steps in progress.
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Re: HMS Adamant 1911
« Reply #74 on: July 20, 2018, 01:22:47 AM »

A bit later than expected but a lot more progressed than thought. The funnel top and bottom complete from carved wood, the ladder companionways in position and the bow and stern Jack staff soldered together.
And poor old Jack Tarr has passed out due to the heat!


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