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HMS MALCOLM SCOTT CLASS FLOTILLA LEADER 1/
RedDuster
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Posted: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 06:27 AM UTC

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great job on the filler and sanding, Si



Thanks Russ,

It was "fun" I have yet to get the hang of removing poor stubs from hulls without doing some damage.

Cheers

Si
Quincannon
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Posted: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 05:00 AM UTC
Simon: Are you using the Halfords red primer as your final coat for the lower portion of the hull? I have used a similar red primer by Dupli-Color, on a couple of my 1/350 DD's.

Assuming you do,I will be anxiously awaiting to see how you manage the camouflage and boot topping on this one.

Nothing better in the model world than a well done destroyer.
RussellE
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Posted: Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 06:02 PM UTC
great job on the filler and sanding, Si
RedDuster
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Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 02:20 AM UTC

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SI,

That hull looks wonderful. I see you filled in the lower portholes, why?

Mark




Thanks Mark,


That was just sanding dust, before I'd cleaned it up. I did make all the port holes a bit shallower, they were almost flush with hull on the real thing. and as they would generally had deadlights screwed shut behind them been almost invisible.

Cheers

Si
d6mst0
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Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:15 AM UTC
SI,

That hull looks wonderful. I see you filled in the lower portholes, why?

Mark
RedDuster
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Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 08:39 PM UTC
Last weekend's progress.

The pour plugs on the upper and lower hull halves.



Removed, and the hull halves fitted together. Bit of sweat with a razor saw, and the sort of file you don't use in the workshop much.




Lower hull was slightly longer, form the fit, it seemed to be the stern that was out, the profile on the bow fitted very well.



Fixed, and being filled, my waste removal skills were not 100%



The little dink in the bow being fixed.



and done.



Underpinnings on. I managed to break the rudder cleaning it up, so a replacement was made from a bit of brass rod and some plasticard.



Finally sprayed with a coat of Halfords red primer.



Hull camo next.

Cheers

Si
RedDuster
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Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 07:11 AM UTC

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Si, of course, I'm along for the ride too



Thanks Russ,

Glad to have you along.

Cheers

Si
RedDuster
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Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 07:09 AM UTC

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Si,

even though I turned into a rather seldom visitor these days, of course I'm in here and following your newest build! That's another very interesting project, I do really like those RN destroyers, if your experience with the kit is a good one, I could be very well interested in one of those!! So I'll be watching with interest (even though I might not be the most active commenter...)

Cheers,
Jan



Hi Jan,

Always good to have you along for the ride I hope this is going to be good. AJM also produce two other Scott's in different fits, and fancy those too.

Cheers

Si

RedDuster
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Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 07:07 AM UTC

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SI,

The keel laying is already done. It looks to me like you have to do the fitting out, which I am sure you will do wonders. Looks like a fun build. Looking forward to your next post.

Mark



Not yet Mark.

The upper and lower hull parts both have a meaty mould plugs on them to remove first.

Lots of small parts, and the etch is extensive, so this is going to an interesting build.

Cheers

Si
RussellE
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Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:19 AM UTC
Si, of course, I'm along for the ride too
JJ1973
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 04:30 PM UTC
Si,

even though I turned into a rather seldom visitor these days, of course I'm in here and following your newest build! That's another very interesting project, I do really like those RN destroyers, if your experience with the kit is a good one, I could be very well interested in one of those!! So I'll be watching with interest (even though I might not be the most active commenter...)

Cheers,
Jan
d6mst0
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 08:26 AM UTC
SI,

The keel laying is already done. It looks to me like you have to do the fitting out, which I am sure you will do wonders. Looks like a fun build. Looking forward to your next post.

Mark
RedDuster
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 07:27 AM UTC
Thanks Sean,

Not built anything by these guys before except for a couple light guns.

Certainly a lot to it. If I like this one, I might get a couple of the others they do, as they are in different fits.

Glad to have long you along.

Cheers

Si
Fordboy
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 07:14 AM UTC
Ahoy Simon

Looks like a great kit Simon.

Nice choice.

Cheers


Sean
RedDuster
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 06:57 AM UTC
My next project, to fill the empty slipway.

HMS Malcom was an Admiralty type flotilla leader built late in the 1st World War, most commisioning after the end of the war, they were enlarged verions of the V/W armed originally with 5 4.7" guns. The kit reperesents HMS Malcolm in 1942, when she had be converted into a Long Range Escort.

The Kit is by the polish firm AJM, Resin & etch and very complete.












Keel laying will hopefully be this weekend.

Cheers

Si