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HIJMS Akagi 1-700
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: May 20, 2010
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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 12:17 PM UTC
For a change of pace this will be my next project.....Cheers Mark

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RAILROAD MODELING
#051
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Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,402 posts
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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 01:19 PM UTC
Very nice! I look forward to watching. I am planning a 1/700 Akagi, myself.
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 04:06 PM UTC
Thanks Mate. After the Bismarck, I will be doing her OOB and Waterlined.....Cheers mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 04:07 PM UTC
OK her Main Hull is now together. Will have some more soon.....Cheers mark



RedDuster
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: March 01, 2010
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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 08:24 AM UTC
Hi Mark,

will be aboard for the ride. Nice start, the kit looks an interesting piece of engineering.

Cheers

Si
d6mst0
#453
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Texas, United States
Joined: August 28, 2016
KitMaker: 1,290 posts
AeroScale: 5 posts
Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 08:42 AM UTC
Mark,

I have this kit in my stash and I just finished building the three deck Akagi kit so this will be most interesting to see how this one goes together. The fun part was putting in all of the support beams, Good luck.

Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 07:02 PM UTC

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Hi Mark,

will be aboard for the ride. Nice start, the kit looks an interesting piece of engineering.

Cheers

Si



Thanks Si. Should be a fun Build.....Cheers Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: May 20, 2010
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 07:03 PM UTC

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Mark,

I have this kit in my stash and I just finished building the three deck Akagi kit so this will be most interesting to see how this one goes together. The fun part was putting in all of the support beams, Good luck.

Mark



Thanks Mark and yeah that will be fun. After the Bismarck I am doing this one OOB and concentrating on the Finish.....Cheers mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: May 20, 2010
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 07:06 PM UTC
OK I have a bit more to do then her Hull will be ready for some Paint.....Cheers mark













RussellE
#306
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Victoria, Australia
Joined: June 27, 2010
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:57 PM UTC
following with interest Mark!
RedDuster
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:30 AM UTC
Coming together nicely Mark,

Looks quite a kit.

Cheers

Si
d6mst0
#453
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Texas, United States
Joined: August 28, 2016
KitMaker: 1,290 posts
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Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:57 AM UTC
Mark,

Nice progress, she looks easy to put together than the 3 deck version. Looks like everything is fitting nicely.

Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:37 PM UTC

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following with interest Mark!



Thanks Russel

Cheers mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:38 PM UTC

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Coming together nicely Mark,

Looks quite a kit.

Cheers

Si



Thanks Si. Does not fit together all that well but will keep her Build underway.....Cheers mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:39 PM UTC

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Mark,

Nice progress, she looks easy to put together than the 3 deck version. Looks like everything is fitting nicely.

Mark



Thanks Mark. Surprisingly there are a few Fit Issues that I did not expect.....Cheers mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:42 PM UTC
Her main Hull is now basically completed so am now Test Fitting her to her permanent Base. More to come soon.....Cheers mark

















RedDuster
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 06:33 AM UTC
Very nice progress Mark,

an interesting looking internal structure.

I am sort of tempted, but my eyes, even with an optivisor, struggle with anything smaller than I/350th scale.

Keep up the excellent work.

Cheers


Si
d6mst0
#453
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 01:21 AM UTC
Mark,

Nice progress. Good to see all of that cross bracing should help with getting the deck aligned when the time comes.

Mark
RussellE
#306
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 04:52 PM UTC
smooth sailing and no PE.... ah the sweet life
JJ1973
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Niedersachsen, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 07:39 AM UTC
Mark,

very nice start and she looks pretty good, even OOB. I'm in and following!

Cheers,
Jan