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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #650 on: November 25, 2020, 06:06:15 am »

 
HI for my HMS TIGER I've bought a smoke unit an its very good 12v to 24v
https://ibb.co/VvXCJsZ
 
 
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« Reply #651 on: November 25, 2020, 06:09:06 am »

top veiw of the mini induction fan an the 24v eletronics pack
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #652 on: November 25, 2020, 06:11:27 am »

an here its running an its comes on an starts working in seconds very pleased with this an it runs on tap water
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« Reply #653 on: November 25, 2020, 09:09:33 pm »

Smoking  {-) {-)
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #654 on: November 26, 2020, 05:30:00 am »

Smoking  {-) {-)


YEA it is an it should set the model off  :-))
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #655 on: December 24, 2020, 07:10:45 am »

HI ALL UPDATE TIME
AN I NOW built the awkward shaped gun fire controll systems an i would not want to build them again in this linkpic still building them
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #656 on: December 24, 2020, 07:12:26 am »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #657 on: December 24, 2020, 07:13:54 am »

rear veiw shot
https://ibb.co/5F4qpmf
 

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #658 on: December 24, 2020, 07:18:08 am »

an here some of the other bits ive built but cant fit them on the ship till its sprayed grey an the gunfire controll systems are not finished yet as again they need to be sprayed grey as well
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #659 on: December 24, 2020, 07:21:41 am »

an here a quick sketch of my cooling idea to cool the motors as this has now got to be done before i can progress building my big funnels
https://ibb.co/5vN3QcT


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #660 on: December 24, 2020, 07:28:56 am »

an i have fitted x2 40mm fans to work as coolin  air suction fitted into the down take just behind the rear funnell an all the downtake has still to be built but not before i build my rear funnel  an i need to see how much room ive got as its nr the fans cooling downtake 
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #661 on: December 24, 2020, 07:30:07 am »

fans grill fitted on over the fans
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #662 on: December 24, 2020, 07:32:20 am »

an a shot of how it will look with some S/S FITTED on the deck
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #663 on: December 24, 2020, 07:34:33 am »

an here a shot on the real ship of where this is located as I've drawn in saying fans downtake here an arrow
https://ibb.co/2Zh0SFh




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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #664 on: December 24, 2020, 07:37:04 am »

an i will also fit a big 12v 80mm fan below deck to suck cooling air from the two 40mm fans to cool the motors directly
https://ibb.co/5GnG4WG

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #665 on: December 24, 2020, 07:37:48 am »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #666 on: December 24, 2020, 07:41:12 am »

but firstly i have to now build the funnels an again an awkward shape  >>:-(
like the fire control systems top view
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #667 on: December 24, 2020, 07:43:17 am »

an front veiw
an they are big over 8 inches tall
https://ibb.co/q7rWdYy

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #668 on: December 24, 2020, 12:21:35 pm »

many thanks Martin for puttin up my pics but i cant do this as im havin pc trouble as it keeps crashin had the engineer out 5 times so in the new yr i gonna ask to have it sent away to get it fixed  any way have a lovely christmas an all the best for 2021 
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #669 on: December 30, 2020, 10:06:15 am »

HI ALL well ive started to build the big rear funnell as its got be built before i can do anything more on the fans cooling system as its got to be built around the rear funnel so build it is
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #670 on: December 30, 2020, 10:09:37 am »

here ive had to build in the funnell in with balsa wood to stop the thin platicard covering from kingin inwards
https://ibb.co/Csz2WP2

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #671 on: December 30, 2020, 10:17:13 am »

Now starting to cover the funnell
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #672 on: December 30, 2020, 10:19:34 am »

Here the rear funnell covered an sitting on its S/S where its got to go
https://ibb.co/Yd8YPzR
 
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #673 on: December 30, 2020, 10:20:51 am »

An both funnell's covered
https://ibb.co/L5Vdp58

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #674 on: December 30, 2020, 10:24:30 am »

AN i bought some flexi tube off ebay as its fits the funnell tube exactly as the front funnell tube wil go down an be built in to the smoke or steam unit in the hull
https://ibb.co/cxKmB5H

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