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d6mst0
#453
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 05:58 AM UTC
David,

I am still investigating, just can't remember all the reference material I looked at while researching for my Kirishima build. I will post it when find but I wouldn't wait.

Mark
RussellE
#306
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Victoria, Australia
Joined: June 27, 2010
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Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 08:47 AM UTC
Great work Mark. The details on the funnel look really good
JJ1973
#345
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Niedersachsen, Germany
Joined: August 22, 2011
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Posted: Wednesday, January 08, 2020 - 07:30 AM UTC
Mark -

catching up after quite some time with your build. Great work! Your bridge looks splendid, and really nice work to the stack, and the superstructure is coming along very nicely, too!

Cheers
Jan
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: May 20, 2010
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 04:16 PM UTC

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Hi Mark,

Very nice progress, the etch on the funnel cap looks excellent.

Cheers

Si



Thanks Si, The Stack took a while but I am happy with the result.....Cheers Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 04:20 PM UTC

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Mark,

Nice work with the placement of the ladders and PE on the stack. The PE ring around the stack always gives me fits, what is your technique on placement of those rings?

Mark



Thanks Mark. I use thick Super Glue Gel as it has a longer drying time. I place the part on and touch each end with the thick super glue then hit it with some accelerator. When Dry I touch each other section of the part with thin super glue to hold it in position.....Cheers Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 04:22 PM UTC

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Great work Mark. The details on the funnel look really good



Thanks Mate....Cheers Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 04:23 PM UTC

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Mark -

catching up after quite some time with your build. Great work! Your bridge looks splendid, and really nice work to the stack, and the superstructure is coming along very nicely, too!

Cheers
Jan



Thanks Jan. I am really enjoying this Build.....Cheers Mark
surfsup
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 04:31 PM UTC
I have not been able to post for a while because of work but I am still building her so here is the latest update.

Her A/A Superstructure has been built up.



Her 6 Inch Mounts are basically complete sans Barrels ready for some Paint.








The lower sections of her main 18 Inch Guns have been built up including the Ammo Hoists.



The interior of her 18 Inch Turrets have been completed and awaiting Paint and weathering.





The Turret Housings have been built up and detailed with P/E.







Last but not least the Aft Conning Position has been built up and detailed with P/E. Will have more to come soon.....Cheers mark


RedDuster
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:29 PM UTC
Hi Mark,

The detail on the main guns looks good, pity those breeches will be invisible.

great work.

Si

d6mst0
#453
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 02:45 AM UTC
Mark,

Nice progress with those turrets. The PE work looking mighty fine.

Mark
RussellE
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 09:16 PM UTC
Mark, I've been off the boards for a while for a family vacation, but able to catch up now.

The guns look great. Was wondering: with this kit having so much detail are they able to be lifted out for inspection after completion?
JJ1973
#345
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Niedersachsen, Germany
Joined: August 22, 2011
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Posted: Sunday, February 02, 2020 - 07:10 AM UTC
Mark,

working on the guns for me most of the time is the most enjoyable part... These ones here look really impressive - I have never seen so much interior details to any turrets. Same question as Russ - will you be able to see all this in the end?

Cheers
Jan