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  • #76
    When one looks at above pictures one could believe, that the stern torpedo room is done....well, not quite. The complete lower half of the pressure hull and the t-frames are missing. Also the section below the torpedo tube, where the stern trim tank was located, was wrong. So I altered the back part to resemble the trim tank and added the lower pressure hull with the frames. Tedious job, but finished it looks quite good.....well, despite the backside. I also added the torpedo loading tube, which was missing in the kit, too.


    • #77
      And complete with the stored extra torpedo. In the kit the torpedo is just sitting flush on the floor with no fixation. Kinda bad idea with a boat roling in heavy seas. So I scratch built two bases and tied the torpedo down with styerene wire. Looks better me thinks ;-)


      • #78
        What a gorgeous piece! Great work. I really like the washing that you're doing, really makes everything "pop". What ink/paint are you using? What about technique - washing everything and letting it gather or just applying to nooks and crannies? Beautiful model, keep it up!


        • #79
          I use a combination of filters and washes. The filters are from M.I.G. productions. I mainly use warm grey for panzer grey, but also green for Panzer grey where more wear is appropriate. Washes are from Vallejo. I use black, grey, and light grey. I usually apply filters thin and evenly across parts. The washes are applied with a fine brush at the required locations and then corrected by wiping with a soft tissue.
          Last edited by DrSchmidt; Today, 07:50 AM.