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TRM5150
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Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:57 PM GMT+7
Kostas Katseas share his latest nautical creation. This time a cutaway of Revell''s 1/72 scale U-Boat, U552.

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Grauwolf
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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:44 AM GMT+7
SUPER JOB on that uboat!

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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 06:28 AM GMT+7
Superb work indeed.

I love the lighting.

What a jump in scales for Kostas from 1/700 to 1/72.

Thanks for posting this Todd.

Cheers


Sean
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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:41 AM GMT+7
LOL...He does jump scales all the time....numbers are actually 1/2700 scale up to 1/35 if not 1/16 with figure/bust work He has been doing some aircraft stuff lately too....same quality just a different channel!
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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:12 PM GMT+7
Boy that's a beautiful build! I remember when I was in my U-boat phase, I tried to do this using the Combat Models 1/72 vac kit, but that kit broke my spirit, and it never happened LOL! Models have sure come a long way since then.
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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 02:16 PM GMT+7
I would say the old vac kit could break the spirit! Other than needing a few upgrades, the Revell U-boats are fantastic base models...just huge! Kastas just makes it all look easy!
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Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 06:55 AM GMT+7
Really amazing work. These are not easy kits to make modern.
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Posted: Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 01:49 PM GMT+7
Superb! Absolutely stunning!