Tamiya 1/350 King George V

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Hi all, well I seem to have so little time for modelling these days, i would have done double this in a day a yr ago, it's annoying how little time I get for modelling these days.



 

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hi all more PE done sorry for the glacially slow progress but I don't get much modelling time these days.







 

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All this PE is going to make a stunning model, and a good sized one.
 
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Hi Ken
I’ll take quality like this over quantity any day of the week....love the main bridge work in particular..
Tim
 

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Hi all loads still to add to this part, slow going but I do feel I'm getting there









I will admit due to my abysmally poor modelling skills I've missed some pe out, as a bit of fun can you spot out the bits I've missed out.

I think PE is pretty much beyond my ability now so I can't see me buying any more.
 

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Just caught up and it's just like my Bismarck build I shall be missing out the smaller bits keep up the good work
 

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Hi all here is the next update,
This sub assy is finished (well as much as I'm prepared to do) I like the unpainted brass standing out against the weathered painted parts, i just wish I had the skills to use all the PE (although to be honest I don't think you would notice the bits I've left out)




 

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Ken, nice work on the PE.

I wouldn't even have the nerve to start on the stuff as I know I just couldn't cope with it.

..... so top marks fella.
 

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Thing is mate you don't need pe to make your models look awesome.
 

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Hi all here is the crane from the kit.

And here it is after the PE





Does anyone know did these cranes have windows in the top (I mean I don't think they stood out on those railings to hoist the ships boats on board) I can't find photos of the cranes details, I would think it would be a fairly simple job to add them if they were there.
 

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Ken, I managed to find an image. I don't know how to post it on here but the crane operators did actually stand on the platform where you've fixed the railings. No windows.....Brave men!

Ron
 

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Thanks mate
Here is the next sub assy I'm going to attack





The eduard PE comes with PE Oerlikons but I like the kit ones



One of the reasons is the barrels on the kit parts are round also the PE parts are too thin.

I'm adding some of the PE to the kit Oerlikons to make them more realistic (I could add more PE to it but it's soooooooooooooooooòoo small I've left it off)( of course a lot of modellers would be able to add it but I don't have the skills)



 

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Coming along nicely. I presume you will be using the pe oerlicon blast shields
 

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Just caught up on this Ken, some great work with the PE.
 
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