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Flyhawk Bismarck wip
surfsup
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:25 PM UTC
OK the Pics have come up now. Very nice work you have done so far. The P/E looks great.....Cheers Mark
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Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 01:34 AM UTC
OMG Karl, those FLAK mounts are tiny!

You may not be proceeding all that quickly, but this is some Impressive work!
suikmoto
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Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 08:10 PM UTC
And i thought i was rather fast progress and have been told that aswell..
But to each their own i guess.

However, the PE takes alot of time, even when building for 3-4 hours every evening.
Got some more done yesterday, some more today hopefully and then weekend break to work on Prinz Eugen a bit.
suikmoto
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2019 - 04:33 AM UTC
Todays update, railings and some platforms, front of superstructure is starting to take shape.






Is that door shaped hole supposed to be there? Looks odd.
RedDuster
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2019 - 07:58 AM UTC
Stunning work Karl,

My eyesight, even with an optivisor my eyesight cannot handle etch that small.

will be following along for the rest of your build.

Cheers

Si


d6mst0
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2019 - 12:03 PM UTC
Karl,

Very nice work. I hope you don't run into problems painting all that PE without effecting the finish paint work.

Mark
surfsup
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Posted: Friday, February 01, 2019 - 03:43 PM UTC
Your P/E work is very clean and sharp my Friend.....Cheers mark
suikmoto
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Posted: Monday, February 04, 2019 - 09:34 AM UTC
There was a slight setback, while painting the paint suddenly decided to ruin everything.

I did get superstructure railings done though, anyone know if Bismarcks catapults had walkways or not? I've heard that since the catapults were replaced at some point they didn't have walkways next to them.
d6mst0
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 12:50 AM UTC
Karl,

Sorry to hear about the paint problem, hope you get it resolved.

Mark
ChurchSTSV
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 02:59 AM UTC

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There was a slight setback, while painting the paint suddenly decided to ruin everything.



Not gonna lie, this had me cracking up.

Sorry about the paint man. I know those feels.
suikmoto
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 06:12 AM UTC
Luckily the paint wasnt as bad as it first seemed, so i got off easy
d6mst0
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 02:13 PM UTC
Karl,

Nice recovery.

Mark
suikmoto
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Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 - 07:28 AM UTC
Haven't done much, mostly glued some parts of rear superstructure together and added some railings. With the overpainted air recognition markings on hull.
surfsup
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Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 - 11:23 AM UTC
She is looking very nice my Friend.....Cheers mark
RedDuster
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Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 - 09:39 PM UTC
Good recovery Karl,

Looking very effective sat on her base.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 06:49 AM UTC
great work
suikmoto
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Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 09:19 AM UTC
Starting to near weathering phase, and then base.
Finished funnel and added most of details, just AA guns and boats with couple details of catapults missing.

And first time i had paint do that, goopy and grainy. Same jar that ruined paintjob on brige.
d6mst0
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Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:06 AM UTC
Karl,

That is a great photo of the bow at the water line.

Mark
suikmoto
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Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 09:19 AM UTC
Managed to do hull railings today and take some pics.
suikmoto
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Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019 - 06:33 PM UTC
Got AA guns done yesterday but could not post dueto some error. Anyway, with a knife for scale, here's the 20mm Flak
d6mst0
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Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:34 PM UTC
Karl,

Wow, that is one tiny gun. There is no way I could have worked with PE that small. Very nice effort.

Mark
suikmoto
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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 11:23 PM UTC
Been a while since update, but i have been working on it.
Before being stuck on base.

Working on wake, have added braces for forward breakwater and ladders for mainmast, with oil spill which was present.

Toned down the white

Current state

There will be week long break with no progress as im away from the model.
d6mst0
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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 01:14 AM UTC
Karl,

I am really liking the water effects.

Mark
surfsup
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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 01:17 AM UTC
She is looking great on her Base.....Cheers mark
suikmoto
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2019 - 09:23 AM UTC
Another week has passed and some work has been done, mostly to seascape but i also managed to fix a couple mistakes and start rigging the masts.
A cunning idea of making decks wet, could have been worse.


And some rigging