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Smit Rotterdam 478 Print Booklet
Author: sandkb   Posts: 24   Photos: 99   Subscribers: 1   Views: 1114   Responses: 11   |   Most recent posts shown first   (Show oldest first)

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Exterior Hull - Posted: 15th Mar 2017
Some more detail Pics

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Exterior Hull. - Posted: 15th Mar 2017
Some more detail pics

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Hull exterior. - Posted: 15th Mar 2017
Hull Plate welding installed and paint finish coats applied.

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Upper deck details - Posted: 13th Mar 2017
More work on hand rails, rail stanchions and radar mast.
Next on list will be the rails to the stanchions and hand rails to the cabin Eye bolts. Wheel house roof will be removable and will incorporate working LED lights.

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Response by Dave M on the 13th Mar 2017
I used to hate doing stanchions and railings. Do you use a jig to make the stanchions?
Response by sandkb on the 15th Mar 2017
Hi Dave,
No I didn't make the scale 1/78th brass Stanchions. They are available from Billings Boats.

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Upper deck - Posted: 13th Mar 2017
Making handrails.

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WheelHouse - Posted: 13th Mar 2017
Some more pics of detail.

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Wheel House Detail - Posted: 12th Mar 2017
More detail added to Wheel House.

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Response by Dave M on the 13th Mar 2017
Thanks
We have a site member in the Phillipines who is looking to source modelling supplies. He doesn't want to use the UK as he is hit with punitive import charges. As he is in your part of the hemisphere I suspect he may be able to buy more locally but has not been able to find suppliers. Any suggestions?
Dave
Response by sandkb on the 15th Mar 2017
Re your query re the Pilipino wanting to source modelling supplies. Unfortunately our local store where I purchased the Preiser models has closed his business. There are a couple of online suppliers in his region that I use for bits and pieces that he could try. "Hobby King" and "Singapore Hobbies" failing that he could Google in the item he is after by name and I'm sure he will come up with some answers.
Response by Dave M on the 15th Mar 2017
Thanks for that I will pm him and pass on the info. Our local model shop closed last month
Dave

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WheelHouse and Superstructure. - Posted: 12th Mar 2017
Beginning to add some detail to Wheel House and Superstructure.

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Hull Painting - Posted: 11th Mar 2017
First finishing paint going on hull.

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Priming. - Posted: 11th Mar 2017
Rubbing/fender strips finished, portholes fitted and primer coats applied ready for finish coats to outside of the hull.

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