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Tamiya 1/350 king george v
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Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:45 PM UTC
I think most of us salty types don't put the railings on until after the sub assemblies are glued down Ken!

It's just something we learn to work around, so don't be too hard on yourself!
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Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 09:09 AM UTC
Oh how I wish I hadn't glued the sub assy's on putting the railings around them is proving to be a royal pita, I've even tried prying them off (why is it that you really glue something well and it falls off if you sneeze, you just tack something and it's stuck fast) grrrrrrrrr I think I've just made this a million times harder, i should not have got paranoid that the sub assy's would get knocked to the floor again.
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Posted: Saturday, January 05, 2019 - 07:18 AM UTC
What Russ said,

The King is looking regal, great progress Ken. Although I would not recommend knocking it of the bench again though, that is a bit of a drastic way of sorting painting issues.

Keep up the good work.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 09:23 PM UTC
Wow Ken!

That's some progress!
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Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 07:15 AM UTC
Hi all well I finally got some modelling time and I've fixed what I can and I've now glued the sub assy's to the deck (I know it will make adding further pe problematical but I figure the whole ship will have to be knocked off the bench to damage bits in the future)






So now I have about a gazillion bits of PE to add to the  Oerlikons, then all the railings, build and add the last set of pompoms to the stern big guns, add the pe to those guns and the job should be a goodun.
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Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 09:37 AM UTC
ooo-noo!!!

Not good when that sort of thing happens Ken! Sorry to hear of the mishap! (Always can create a few tensions too, when it's the result of something another family member did, whether intentional or not...)

Good luck, keep plugging away!
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Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 06:30 AM UTC
Hi Ken,

Bad news mate, it is always hard when this sort of thing happens. You have been doing a great job on this build. I sincerely hope you can recover and finish it.

Cheers


Si
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Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 06:21 AM UTC
Uh Ken,

sorry to hear that, that's really painful. I hope you don't lose your motivation over that mishap, she's a really great looking model!!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 09:35 AM UTC
Ken,

Sorry to hear about your mishap, I have a cleaning lady that forgot that she wasn't suppose to dust my ships and took off the whole mast assembly of my Scharnhorst battlecruiser a week after I finished her.
Hope the PE turns up.

Mark
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Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 08:44 AM UTC
Bit of a catastrophe on this one missus knocked one of the sub assemblies off the bench, i can't find the pe range finder also can't find the bit the crane is held between on the 2 bits that both broke off to say I'm annoyed is an understatement, i was going to try and finish the Oerlikons this weekend, also some of the pe mast stuff is missing or bent (hopefully I can straighten that out.







Not sure what else is missing I'm hoping anything else won't notice.
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Posted: Friday, November 09, 2018 - 12:23 AM UTC
Amazing shining gold, Ken! That's quite some boxes and small stuff on the deck...

Your King is looking great, though!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 11:34 AM UTC
Ken,

I see a lot of metal sitting on the deck, nice work getting it all in place.

Mark
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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 09:38 AM UTC
Hi all, well apart from the Oerlikons all the deck furniture is done, i think, hope?





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Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 09:50 PM UTC
nearly there Ken.

You're a brave man working on sub assemblies like that: I'd have squished them good by now with my fumble fingers...
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Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 08:31 PM UTC
Yes still to add them
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Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 01:06 PM UTC
Ken,

Nice progress. What are all holes on the stern decking for, weapons?

Mark
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Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 07:27 AM UTC
Hi all nearing the end now ( I say that hopefully) 

As is now





With all the PE on the decks



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Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 06:56 PM UTC
Hi Ken,

The pompoms look great in place, very tidy work Ken.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:20 PM UTC
Ken,

Nice work on the mast, good to see that you got it in place without damaging anything around it.

Mark
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Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 07:48 AM UTC
Hi all teeny tiny bit more done 









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Posted: Friday, October 05, 2018 - 08:05 AM UTC
Finally got the pompoms done on this part (get less and less modelling time these days)




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Posted: Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 10:12 AM UTC

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Hi all proof I've not given up on this.

Here is one of the four pom poms on the next part (they just take so long)




Yes they do Ken! After finishing the pom poms and boats on my KGV build I had to take 18 months off from her!


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I saw somewhere where someone makes resin and PE pompoms for 1/700 scale ships that have 100+ parts, including metal barrels. Whoever undertakes those is either a hero or totally insane, or maybe a masochist.




I think all of us who dabble in the salty side are a little bit of both
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Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018 - 07:06 AM UTC
Hi all proof I've not given up on this.

Here is one of the four pom poms on the next part (they just take so long)



Here are the unfolded magazine casings for the rest of them 



Here they are folded



Now I just have to cut the magazine's themselves and bend them then fit them, oh and then cut out and bend the body's, then cut off the magazine's off the plastic parts, oh then bend the cages for the magazines.

I really don't think I will do PE pompoms again.

I saw somewhere where someone makes resin and PE pompoms for 1/700 scale ships that have 100+ parts, including metal barrels. Whoever undertakes those is either a hero or totally insane, or maybe a masochist.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 09:43 AM UTC
Hey Ken!

great job on the range finders! Currently battling my way through the same on my kit...
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Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 03:38 AM UTC
They're the range finders for the guns