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Stan

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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #75 on: September 19, 2018, 03:15:06 PM »

HI All just to let you know the build is moving on but very slowly. I hope to have the model at Blackpool along with two others under construction pictures to follow.

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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #76 on: November 08, 2018, 10:53:35 PM »


I have been watching this thread from afar Stan.Your build is coming along great.I have this kit part built and lost enthusiasm when various photoetch items didn't fit.I have since learned the problems arise with the gold medal photoetch in that Loren Perry designed the etch from the anatomy of the ship book as opposed to the kit.One problem area is the main turret handrails.The kit turrets are quite a way from where they should be and the rails need modifying to sit properly.
After a brief flirt with the idea to scrap the superstructure and build mine as Shinano,I will revisit the model and build her as Yamato in her final guise.My enthusiasm has been rekindled by Fujimi's kit of her main armament in this scale and also their December release of her fighting tower,which is accurate and more detailed.I have these on order as they are limited availability from Japan along with secondary turrets and 127mm aa armament from L'arsenal.Also I have ordered the additional etch from GMM for the vents and seaplane tracks etc.
It will be a long while before she is back on the bench,and I don't envisage her as being a quick build.


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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #77 on: November 08, 2018, 11:11:23 PM »

You are right many parts of the brass etch do not fit.Have sent you a pm hope to hear from you more pictures to follow.




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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #78 on: December 05, 2018, 11:43:06 AM »

Hi all I have not posted much over the last few months. Been busy with other things hope to get back in the frame next week.




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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #79 on: December 05, 2018, 12:16:24 PM »

 
I Know how you feel Stan, looking forward to see your progress
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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #80 on: December 05, 2018, 05:04:36 PM »

Hi all I have not posted much over the last few months. Been busy with other things hope to get back in the frame next week.

Stan.

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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #81 on: December 06, 2018, 01:39:16 PM »

Missed you to Martin.


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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #82 on: December 15, 2018, 07:08:42 PM »

Sorry not posting any updates on this build. But I now free time so hope make some progress on the build.




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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #83 on: December 31, 2018, 04:43:28 PM »

Working on the four aircraft at the moment adding more detail to them will post pictures later this week.






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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #84 on: January 05, 2019, 08:42:03 PM »

Just a few pictures showing the Pete Bi plane and the low wing monoplane painted in white primer.  More detail added the bi plane not to easy at 1/200 scale  mode pictures when the are painted.

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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #85 on: January 11, 2019, 06:08:38 PM »

Good lord! I like the struts and bracing.
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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #86 on: January 11, 2019, 06:17:28 PM »

Beautiful casting and assembly work sir.  Dennis
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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #87 on: January 11, 2019, 08:54:32 PM »

Hopefully should be all painted next week will post some pictures.




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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #88 on: January 11, 2019, 09:04:18 PM »

sweet Stan  :-))

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Re: 1/200 scale Yamato
« Reply #89 on: February 15, 2019, 03:16:46 PM »

Well three models revamped ready for the spring. I should be able to get back on with this build  next week all been well pictures to follow.

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