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Flak 11-23-2010 02:56 AM

An interesting subject on PA...:)

Fledermaus 12-14-2010 12:37 PM

Hi my friends, I’m back in business as the cast in my left arm is finally gone. Now I can move on with the build. In the last couple of week I received the rest of detail parts for the boat, deep charges, rivets from archer, guns from master, MGs 15 from CMK and 20mm and 3.7 mm shells
From RB

Guns and machine guns + ammo
http://i.imgur.com/2FwkHpW.jpg
The machine guns MG15 for the bridge sides
http://i.imgur.com/yzHkln9.jpg
And the flak guns
http://i.imgur.com/p8puEbj.jpg
Interesting resin rivets from archer in decal paper. Trim to size and apply like decals…
http://i.imgur.com/1EaUsPk.jpg
And the resin depth charges set from Cammett
http://i.imgur.com/ahjIacH.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/RrRjCHS.jpg
Continuing with the twin 20 mm guns, I assembled the barrels, excellent detail on it
http://i.imgur.com/4KIEZ1A.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/iTFwHLl.jpg
And installed it
http://i.imgur.com/PAbGYRH.jpg
I constructed the firing handle with bits from the parts box and styrene
http://i.imgur.com/fvXk0Ke.jpg
Glued it in place, then I found looking at pictures of the gun that the harness is upside down, so I removed it, you need to cut and sand the connecting plastic and glue a piece of styrene rod on the opposite side. So now the longest part is on top
http://i.imgur.com/GRFfequ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/2819hyr.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/ifSCcPq.jpg
Should look like this
http://i.imgur.com/eSEHsdL.jpg
The twin gun is finished, the firing handle was removed and left aside till is time to fit the figure to the gun so I can position it in the hand of the figure, here is the gun finished
http://i.imgur.com/gVaRqUa.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/Ps0sVyT.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/TJt5dCJ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/TlUs1Uq.jpg
Some additional details on the side of the gun using spare PH parts and styrene, also the support for the sight shield was redone with a longer piece of PH carrier as it was too close to the sight
And also needed a couple of degrees of inclination
http://i.imgur.com/xEAsd5p.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/8nnV0LF.jpg

Now I’m moving to finish working on the 3.7 gun, so more coming soon
Thanks!
Abdin

no_man_army 12-14-2010 03:34 PM

in a word WOW!

Pvt Mutt 12-14-2010 04:07 PM

If I ever built a boat this is the one I would build. KILLER Sexy.:D

Tony the Mutt:)

Panzerjaeger 12-14-2010 04:11 PM

Beautiful work so far. . .

WillysJeep 12-15-2010 11:39 AM

Looking good.:thumb:

Tim

Fledermaus 12-22-2010 12:43 PM

Hi to all Again!
Work continues with the 3.7 flak, after removing all the molded details this are replaced with Eduard’s PH parts giving it a nice detail change..
With the details removed
http://i.imgur.com/xNdjSyV.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/3Yu43bK.jpg
And with the new PH details
http://i.imgur.com/Si9cRIE.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/XD4BwST.jpg
Next the Master barrel, Excellent!
http://i.imgur.com/75SVj2i.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/vVVx3Md.jpg
Then I moved to the shield assembly, after bending and soldering it in the corners, it was glued to the base
http://i.imgur.com/I0grsa1.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/I0grsa1.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/yDLPMM7.jpg
The PH shield hinges with styrene rod pins
http://i.imgur.com/FySCzT6.jpg
I removed the shield locks from the original shield to be used in the PH one as the ones included it the Eduard set are flat, in this case the originals are better…
Using a chisel blade to carefully remove the details
http://i.imgur.com/lYRlbUG.jpg
Here the hinges and locks are glued in place
http://i.imgur.com/uCFfBdB.jpg
And the interior locks
http://i.imgur.com/lJ6XHwx.jpg
A few missing detail added from the part box, the PH pedal is glued in place and a wire rod

Fledermaus 12-22-2010 12:44 PM

Added to the mechanism
http://i.imgur.com/FO4QNcn.jpg
Finally the rest of details like seats, hand wheels etc are installed, here the finished gun in detail
http://i.imgur.com/5FhQind.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/bOPT8sy.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/YFbBYEd.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/2v22OS3.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/l5cBMrn.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/kp4kD6h.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/F1RBxBd.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/6KMkhuz.jpg
Now I’m starting to work on the final gun the one on the front, and this one requires a major rework
With many mistakes done by italeri that need to be corrected

Thanks for looking!

Abdin

Ropi 12-22-2010 04:16 PM

Wow! great work, congrats!
:thumb:
Arthur

alexwencho 12-23-2010 12:42 PM

Epic!
 
Fledermaus,

You have an EPIC! SUPER! project build here with the Schnellboot s-100.
Thank you very much for taking time from the build to post in-progress photos here.

AWD


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