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ISW 1/350 Long Beach waterline
gtb-red
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Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 07:52 AM UTC
Just got this in today. Post photos Sunday.
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Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 09:28 AM UTC
Have to do some sanding on aft stern area. But she is in good shape. Just need to wash it down in hot soap and water.A alcohol will come after that need a wet sanding so the primer will take.
gtb-red
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Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2016 - 10:03 PM UTC
After looking over this monster. I will have a lot of work to do to back dated it.
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Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 01:13 AM UTC
Have to get Ray Bean dvd on this. Not sure how much I have to back date in 1967.
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Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 06:56 AM UTC
Okay, started on the aft section of the model. As some of you know ISW models can be a pain. Instruction confused you with the drawings and set up. Also some of parts are brittle and have to get new ones no charge of course. Other than that it is looking alright at the moment. Post photos tomorrow.
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Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019 - 01:19 PM UTC
aft section work.
gtb-red
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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 07:04 AM UTC
Big Thank You to Ted,Jon of ISW to get replacement parts for free. I have 10 kits from them and they turn out great. Long Beach is my easiest build so far.
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 01:24 AM UTC
Really turning into a nice Fleet you have there my Friend.....Cheers mark
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 08:50 AM UTC
Coming along fine.
Quincannon
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 09:25 AM UTC
Mardis: My impression was that all of the 1/350 ISW kits are cast as full hull. Am I correct? If so do you do your own water lining?
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 11:15 AM UTC

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Really turning into a nice Fleet you have there my Friend.....Cheers mark

Thank You Mark!
gtb-red
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 11:18 AM UTC

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Mardis: My impression was that all of the 1/350 ISW kits are cast as full hull. Am I correct? If so do you do your own water lining?

You can order them waterline. Just let Ted or Jon your choice. Also they replace parts for free.
Quincannon
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 04:11 PM UTC
Thank you Mardis.