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Author Topic: Chris' HMS TIGER (C20) - 1:72 SCALE  (Read 103335 times)

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #750 on: January 18, 2021, 08:10:47 pm »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #751 on: January 18, 2021, 08:12:19 pm »

an that that today an im very pleased on how this model is comin on
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #752 on: January 18, 2021, 08:12:54 pm »

That's an excellent out pouring !!
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #753 on: January 18, 2021, 08:21:26 pm »

That's an excellent out pouring !!


HI YEA im very pleased at this result as that funnel tube is over 14 inches long an i dint think that small 25 mm fan would push the steam out ok
cheers for lookin in on the build
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #754 on: January 18, 2021, 08:38:08 pm »

Looks good Chris :-))
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #755 on: January 18, 2021, 09:15:18 pm »

Looks good Chris :-))


CHEERS Dave
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #756 on: January 19, 2021, 07:19:53 am »

AN THANK YOU Martin for bringing up my pics from the links  very nice of you
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ATB   Chris :-))
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #757 on: February 01, 2021, 08:46:07 pm »

HI ALL just a small update today as ive been working on the hanger bay to get it all working first up the eletronics is now fitted so the servo morph works the hanger doors nice an slowly an here they are half way goin up
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #758 on: February 01, 2021, 08:52:44 pm »

next the lights come on by a knock on switch fitted to a servo arm an when the servo goes back to the closed postion then the lights go out an on the hanger section her there are a lot more lights to fit to shine up the flight deck
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #759 on: February 01, 2021, 08:57:14 pm »

strenghing bars fitted an W/T door which opens an closes
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #760 on: February 01, 2021, 08:59:59 pm »

AN on the hanger bay bottom ive fitted all the eletronics to work what ive got so far but if they cause to much top wheight then they can just be unscrewed an moved down into the hull
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #761 on: February 02, 2021, 06:26:21 am »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #762 on: February 04, 2021, 03:51:42 pm »

Coming along well Chris  :-))  will you be detailing the inside of the hangers ?
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #763 on: February 04, 2021, 06:26:29 pm »

HI Dave thanks but i will put in a little detail in the hanger but i dont think its worth putting to much in as most of it wont be seen so in my opinion an i know you put in a lot of detail in your hanger on your burke an a very nice job you made of it to :-))   but not for me
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #764 on: February 13, 2021, 09:21:25 am »

HI ALL well ive started that dreaded PHOTO ETCH 965 radar an the instructions are not brilliant an it gave me some bits that were not shown on the instructions so its guess time an here its is an its quite big nearly 4 an half inches accross
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #765 on: February 13, 2021, 09:24:46 am »

next i just fitted two collets with their allen screws on a steel rod to just see where they need to be fixed to hold the radar ok on the mast
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #766 on: February 13, 2021, 09:30:20 am »

AN then before i started building said unit i fitted down selotape to the surface so as its shiny the P/E wont stick to the board an i also taped down the etch so it cant move an i fitted on the panel edges some 1mm sqaure plastic strips to glue to
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #767 on: February 13, 2021, 09:35:46 am »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #768 on: February 13, 2021, 09:38:00 am »

an sprayed grey as it would be difficult to spray in side when built
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #769 on: February 13, 2021, 09:39:41 am »

here I've now started to fit the first panel onto the faceplate
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #770 on: February 13, 2021, 09:45:54 am »

An now I've fitted no2 panel to hold the collects tight an square
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #771 on: February 13, 2021, 09:47:16 am »

an sprayed grey as it wouldbe difficult to spray in side when built
https://ibb.co/VWFSv3w


That's good forward thinking for the painting job Chris and the pictures help explain what you're doing - great work so far.  :-))


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #772 on: February 13, 2021, 09:57:36 am »


That's good forward thinking for the painting job Chris and the pictures help explain what you're doing - great work so far.  :-))


Regards,
Ray.


CHEERS Ray an thanks for havin a lookin an hope you are well stay safe
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #773 on: February 13, 2021, 10:04:33 am »

Looks good Chris, I know what you mean ref the instructions, but John at scale warship is aware there may need some clarification update to these.
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #774 on: February 13, 2021, 10:23:24 am »

Looks good Chris, I know what you mean ref the instructions, but John at scale warship is aware there may need some clarification update to these.


HI DAVE yes they certainly do if he had fitted the fininshed pics clearly it would have been a great help but now for me its to late as ive built it to what i see on them insturctions if ive got it wrong well that a lesson learnt but at least it strong an wont brake easy so im pleased
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