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destroyer42

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Rebuild Liberty Ship
« on: April 16, 2020, 08:02:27 pm »

Well Guys,
Self isolation has its advantages managed to completely rebuild, paint , add lights and smoke unit to my 20year old Liberty ship (ugly duckling).
Now time to think about what boat to refurbish for the next three weeks.

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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2020, 08:22:48 pm »

Well impressed with this rebuild  O0


It takes a lot of effort to get that kind of result - great work.
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Ray.
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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2020, 08:26:36 pm »

That looks great. Did you use same products or more modern? I'm finding allot of paints react nowadays or just don't cover like they used to.


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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2020, 08:49:32 pm »

Hi RST,
I just use Humbrol or revell paints all hand painted, all my models are hand painted. I find if you invest in good quality artist brushes and a lot of preparation rubbing down, filling etc you end up with not a bad job , Oh! plus a steady hand.

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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2020, 09:30:54 pm »

Hi, yes that's true. I'm still persevering with the enamel tinlets. I pretty much only buy Windsor and Newton brushes now for a good finish.


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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2020, 02:15:13 am »

Up to your usual high standards, looks great. cant wait to see whats next.  :-))
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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2020, 03:28:46 pm »

if that is your "ugly duckling", I sure would like to see your princess! Well done!
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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2020, 04:41:19 pm »

A lovely model, and one that tells a story as well. Beautiful work D42  :-))
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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2020, 08:27:25 pm »

Having checked with DS 42 I have enclosed a picture of my Deans liberty ship.


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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2020, 11:36:41 am »

Instead of using 00/H0 vehicles on the decks, why not look at the 1/100 Wargaming tanks & vehicles?     They are a better match for scale.

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Re: Rebuild Liberty Ship
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2020, 12:05:47 pm »

HI all the tanks used on my liberty ship are Roco Mini tanks at a scale of 1/87 second picture of a liberty ship is my model. I think Roco are still available.


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