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Author Topic: Chris' HMS TIGER (C20) - 1:72 SCALE  (Read 102832 times)

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #775 on: February 13, 2021, 10:47:42 am »

AN HERE all 16 panels glued down
https://ibb.co/nwCP51j


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #776 on: February 13, 2021, 10:48:37 am »

an back fitted
https://ibb.co/KFjrNNs


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #777 on: February 13, 2021, 10:50:16 am »

AN HERE I've laid a ruler so how big it is can be seen
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #778 on: February 13, 2021, 10:54:19 am »

an built an fitted on the main mast
https://ibb.co/DMGQJv8


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #779 on: February 13, 2021, 10:57:48 am »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #780 on: February 13, 2021, 11:27:17 am »

Now, that's very, very impressive Chris - fine work indeed and a credit to you and the PE producer  :-)


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #781 on: February 13, 2021, 02:38:34 pm »

Now, that's very, very impressive Chris - fine work indeed and a credit to you and the PE producer  :-)


Regards,
Ray.


OH MANY THANKS Ray glad you like it well it took a week to build an the instructions were not great  an im not a 100 per cent happy with it but best i could do an there are a few othe little things i want to put on it but that will do for now as got to rest the ole mk one eyeballs as even with the head magnifier its was a job to see so hence the eye strain  but for now im doin the small radar on the back so it will be easyier on the ole eyes
all best  chris
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #782 on: February 27, 2021, 11:53:51 am »

HI ALL  update time on what I've been doing on tiger an I've built that 278 radar
in brass an had some fun doing some soldering
https://ibb.co/zV78Ynt


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #783 on: February 27, 2021, 11:56:33 am »

an its on its mounting behind the main mast
https://ibb.co/5Kb2K9t


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #784 on: February 27, 2021, 11:59:02 am »

AN HERE in this pic they are revolving at about the right speed from a 3v supply
https://ibb.co/5Kb2K9t


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #785 on: February 27, 2021, 12:00:00 pm »

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #786 on: February 27, 2021, 12:05:02 pm »

WELL that's the radars out of the way now onto building the hello landing control bubble that's sits on the top of the hanger looking down onto the flight deck
https://ibb.co/jWqgdSx


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #787 on: February 27, 2021, 12:07:03 pm »

an fitting in the light green glazing
https://ibb.co/4WbNGcJ


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #788 on: February 27, 2021, 12:12:04 pm »

an some 2mm leds fitted in the wiring is not great as it is thin as a human hair an it broke very easy as it was a job to get to outer plastic covering off an the wires broke an kept getting shorter so in the end i thought well they wont be seen when the units built
https://ibb.co/nL0BMfx


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #789 on: February 27, 2021, 12:14:11 pm »

some crew member fitted in the bubble
https://ibb.co/8PP497q


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #790 on: February 27, 2021, 12:15:56 pm »

an a crewman now comin out
https://ibb.co/GtSgQs8

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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #791 on: February 27, 2021, 12:17:42 pm »

front shot of the bubble
https://ibb.co/ccvdbxn
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #792 on: February 27, 2021, 01:07:36 pm »

That's another nice looking bit of modelling - your ship is gonna be a stunner with all these bits and pieces going on - good work Chris  :-))


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #793 on: February 27, 2021, 06:27:48 pm »

That's another nice looking bit of modelling - your ship is gonna be a stunner with all these bits and pieces going on - good work Chris  :-))


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HI RAY MANY THANKS for your nice comments an yea im pleased with how the build is goin an yea hopefully it will look good just got to hope my wife an i can lift it lol
thanks for lookin in on the build
ATB
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #794 on: February 28, 2021, 05:56:04 pm »

Hi Chris,
With the good weather, hope you can now get out to start the painting
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #795 on: February 28, 2021, 08:40:43 pm »

Hi Chris,
With the good weather, hope you can now get out to start the painting


HI Dave yea when its warmer as got a heck of a lot to spray gray as ive made some bits that i havnt yet shown as they are ready for the paint so roll on summer
cheers dave
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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #796 on: March 09, 2021, 04:45:17 pm »

HI ALL WELL the work is continuing on tiger build an as i cant do much i thought id make up  flood lighting for the flight deck using 3mm ulktrabright  led's an here I've just made up two to see how  compact i can make them
https://ibb.co/QHgNnpw


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #797 on: March 09, 2021, 04:49:14 pm »

an here ive now made up four an drilled out a brass 2mm box section bar for the lights to be soldered to
https://ibb.co/7y2Z9j8


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #798 on: March 09, 2021, 04:54:48 pm »

an ive soldered on the four but will they work
https://ibb.co/PhW0wKm


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Re: BOATMANS HMS TIGER C20 SCRATCHBUILD IN 1/72 SCALE
« Reply #799 on: March 09, 2021, 04:57:06 pm »

an yes they do thank goodness an the brass box section is also the negative for the lights
https://ibb.co/86xzfsK


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