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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #175 on: August 19, 2019, 12:45:54 PM »


AN here a shot of the A/BELT on the HULL JOINT an I think it looks about right Bob from lookin at your pictures an guys please exscuse the messy carpet as we have got a pure white cat called snowball an as fast as jen hovers up snowball is hellbent on messin it up again with her hairs >>:-(
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #176 on: August 19, 2019, 01:02:23 PM »


The culprit >>:-( LOL but we wont be without her as she is a dear pet an good company
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #177 on: August 19, 2019, 01:13:11 PM »

HI Bob well ive just laid the armour belt on the hull dead where it should go regards the hull joint does it look about right ? as this is how it shows on my plans
an im now goin to take the a/belt out into shed to sand the edges of it to 45/degress this  is the starboard side
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #178 on: August 19, 2019, 01:15:00 PM »

AN here a shot of the A/BELT on the HULL JOINT an I think it looks about right Bob from lookin at your pictures an guys please exscuse the messy carpet as we have got a pure white cat called snowball an as fast as jen hovers up snowball is hellbent on messin it up again with her hairs >>:-(
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #179 on: August 19, 2019, 01:15:37 PM »

The culprit >>:-( LOL but we wont be without her as she is a dear pet an good company
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #180 on: August 19, 2019, 01:28:55 PM »


I'LL  keep sayin this but cheers Andy for pics upload  much appreicaited
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #181 on: August 19, 2019, 01:33:24 PM »

I'LL  keep sayin this but cheers Andy for pics upload  much appreicaited
chris :-))


I know it goes against the grain Chris but no need  :-))
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #182 on: August 19, 2019, 01:40:16 PM »


OK THANKS Andy :-)) but if someone helps me I always like to say thank you but ok when you post pics in future I/ll just leave it at that ok
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #183 on: August 19, 2019, 03:16:38 PM »


Yep looks about right, and if you have it from the plans should be fine, as you have the images to relate to as well.


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AN here a shot of the A/BELT on the HULL JOINT an I think it looks about right Bob from lookin at your pictures an guys please exscuse the messy carpet as we have got a pure white cat called snowball an as fast as jen hovers up snowball is hellbent on messin it up again with her hairs >>:-(
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #184 on: August 19, 2019, 05:35:45 PM »

Yep looks about right, and if you have it from the plans should be fine, as you have the images to relate to as well.


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HI Bob well now I got your blessing on the armour belt  {-) :-)) I can carry on with the build  but seriously you know a lot more about the ship than I do an you sayin it looks ok   means a lot to me as it means to me that im heading in the right direction .But im soon goona have to go off scale for a while as I want to fit a bow thruster in her I know the real ship dint have one but needs must as this big hull ig gonna catch the wind
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #185 on: August 23, 2019, 05:20:31 PM »


HI GUYS
another small update
an still tryin to fit the armour  belt  on her an its provein very tricky here ive taped it all down to the hull to see if it will pull tight into the hull contours without leavein gaps
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« Reply #186 on: August 23, 2019, 05:25:35 PM »


in this pic im now starting to glue the A/BELT to the hull an this must go on dead right or the rear belt will not match up then I will be right in it
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #187 on: August 23, 2019, 05:29:43 PM »


Lookin at the top of the a/belt an you can see how much its got to be forced down onto the hull to glue about  half an inch not good but hopefully it will pull in
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« Reply #188 on: August 23, 2019, 05:32:57 PM »


Anyway  got to leave it for a day or so now for glue to go off  an my bow thruster came today an it looks the business
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #189 on: August 23, 2019, 05:34:55 PM »


Exsploded view of it just got to hope it will do the job
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #190 on: August 23, 2019, 05:37:16 PM »


An all put back togeather  ready to be installed in hull
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #191 on: August 23, 2019, 05:42:54 PM »

HI GUYS
another small update
an still tryin to fit the armour  belt  on her an its provein very tricky here ive taped it all down to the hull to see if it will pull tight into the hull contours without leavein gaps
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #192 on: August 23, 2019, 05:43:35 PM »

in this pic im now starting to glue the A/BELT to the hull an this must go on dead right or the rear belt will not match up then I will be right in it
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #193 on: August 23, 2019, 05:44:08 PM »

Lookin at the top of the a/belt an you can see how much its got to be forced down onto the hull to glue about  half an inch not good but hopefully it will pull in
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #194 on: August 23, 2019, 05:44:51 PM »

Anyway  got to leave it for a day or so now for glue to go off  an my bow thruster came today an it looks the business
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #195 on: August 23, 2019, 05:45:21 PM »

Exsploded view of it just got to hope it will do the job
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #196 on: August 23, 2019, 05:45:50 PM »

An all put back togeather  ready to be installed in hull
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #197 on: August 30, 2019, 09:30:33 AM »


HI Bob could i ask you a favour could you please put up the rest of the ships interior like you did with the stern section please like below
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #198 on: August 30, 2019, 10:07:33 AM »

HI Bob could i ask you a favour could you please put up the rest of the ships interior like you did with the stern section please like below
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #199 on: August 30, 2019, 10:29:08 AM »


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