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Building Fujimis 1:350 IJN Fuso with Extras
warreni
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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 - 05:36 AM UTC

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Hi Warren!

It has been a long time since you were last here! Great to see you back & with progress on the Fuso!

You have been out of the loop haven't you? Photo bucket have changed their rules & no longer allow 3rd party hosting of images unless of course you pay an exorbitant fee!!!

It's caused mayhem for anyone with all their images on Photobucket!!!




Hi Russell.

Yes I have been out of the loop but PB can jam their fees up their butts as there are many free places out there who will do the job. I don't make money out of these posts so why should PB expect money from me to host photos?

Anyway, some more up to date photos for you all..









Let's see if that works.

Cheers
Warren
RussellE
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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 - 09:43 AM UTC
agreed Warren!

There's quite a few threads on the net about it, with a lot of unhappy campers out there!

Nice progress btw!

good to have you back!
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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:25 AM UTC
Warren,

Great work on the Fuso, looking forward to when I can get to cracking on mine.

Dave
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Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 07:19 AM UTC
Good to see some progress again Warren

Looking good, the bridge structure looks excellent,

cheers,

Si
warreni
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Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:21 PM UTC

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agreed Warren!

There's quite a few threads on the net about it, with a lot of unhappy campers out there!

Nice progress btw!

good to have you back!



Yep. They can go take a long walk off a very short pier.
warreni
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Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:22 PM UTC

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Warren,

Great work on the Fuso, looking forward to when I can get to cracking on mine.

Dave



That's what they all say Dave.
warreni
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Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 07:23 PM UTC

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Good to see some progress again Warren

Looking good, the bridge structure looks excellent,

cheers,

Si



Thanks Si.

The Etch has been a bit of a chore as the instructions are not good in any Fujimi sets unfortunately.

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 05:27 AM UTC
Hi Warren!

Great to see you back in business!! Very nice work on your Fuso indeed! Looking forward to your updates in the good old Warren-fashion

And fully agreed on PB, I skipped them quite a while ago.

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 05:55 AM UTC

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Hi Warren!

Great to see you back in business!! Very nice work on your Fuso indeed! Looking forward to your updates in the good old Warren-fashion

And fully agreed on PB, I skipped them quite a while ago.

Cheers,
Jan



Thanks Jan.

And now for another update.

It's getting closer and closer to completion..













As you can see not almost there, but it is the small jobs (railings etc) that a;ways take the most time.

Cheers

Warren
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 02:19 PM UTC
Excellent progress Mr Inman!
JJ1973
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 04:56 PM UTC
As Russ says, excellent progress!!
No doubt, Warren, commissioning is nearing, and Fuso is looking great! Amazing amount of detail!! - and I do know what you mean with all those small parts slowing you down, for sure!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 05:02 PM UTC



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Excellent progress Mr Inman!

As Russ says, excellent progress!!
No doubt, Warren, commissioning is nearing, and Fuso is looking great! Amazing amount of detail!! - and I do know what you mean with all those small parts slowing you down, for sure!

Cheers,
Jan



Thanks guys.

Think I might do my first 1/200 ship next.

Cheers
Warren