Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Secret Key Remember me
  • Page:
  • 1
  • 2

TOPIC: 1/35 S-38B (E-Boat)

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 month 9 hours ago #1

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
Been burning the midnight oil this last week .

I have been upgrading the the latest Italeri Schnellboot S-38 in to a S-38B.


The unarmoured type 38 bridge got a partly armoured bridge,the 38 bridge was cut to shape and the armoured bridge was build on top of it ,
This feature was standard on the new S-100 types.

I ordered he Armoured S100 bridge from the Italeri spareparts service.
It lacking alot of detail, stil need to ad rivets ect......


The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 month 9 hours ago #2

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
The twin MG34 is from Plusmodel,The bow FLAK position needed also a work over .
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 month 9 hours ago #3

  • shaunfletcher
  • shaunfletcher's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Posts: 1532
  • Karma: 17
  • Thank you received: 227
oh now that will be a heck of a thing when it is finished!
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 month 9 hours ago #4

  • Gary
  • Gary's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 9384
  • Karma: 65470
  • Thank you received: 857
Definitely watching this one Maarten, I've got the S-100 to build so will be getting inspiration from you :)
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.



'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'
RAF Liberator Squadrons

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 month 6 hours ago #5

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
Really nice scratch work so mate!!
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 4 weeks 20 hours ago #6

  • Craig Sargent
  • Craig Sargent's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Posts: 1745
  • Karma: 21
  • Thank you received: 214
This is looking great. You've got my attention.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

On The Bench
Hasegawa 1/48 F-18 Hornet prototype
Eduard 1/48 Morane Saulner Type I

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 4 weeks 14 hours ago #7

  • Kiwimav
  • Kiwimav's Avatar
  • Away
  • Platinum Boarder
  • Platinum Boarder
  • No time to spare..too busy!!!
  • Posts: 2049
  • Karma: 13
  • Thank you received: 495
Attachments:
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update In Stash:
Lots of 1/35 Armor mainly WWII German and a few Modern British/American pieces, 1/32 Aircraft and 1/48 Aircraft. Aircraft chosen to replicate RNZAF and RAAF types through the years. Some RAF & USAF types exist also.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 4 weeks 13 hours ago #8

  • dcrfan
  • dcrfan's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Gold Boarder
  • Gold Boarder
  • Posts: 236
  • Karma: 3
  • Thank you received: 55
Fantastic start.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 4 weeks 7 hours ago #9

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
40MM Bofors and twin MG34.

The Bofors still needs a shield and the MG34's wil be replaced with better ones ,the ones that came wit the kit are BAD.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 4 weeks 6 hours ago #10

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
I wondered if you might replace the MGs. Some DML Gen ii ones would be nice. This is flying along Maarten, lovely work.
Attachments:

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!
Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 4 weeks 50 minutes ago #11

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613

Bishop wrote: I wondered if you might replace the MGs. Some DML Gen ii ones would be nice. This is flying along Maarten, lovely work.


I dont have any DML Gen II Mg's
But i have this set :

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 3 weeks 6 days ago #12

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
The apparatus on the side of the shield is a 8,6 cm - Raketen Abschuß Gerät M/42 (Rocketlauncher)
These rocket launchers fired a high-explosive anti-aircraft missiles. In addition, there were also missiles available with a long cable that descended on parachutes. These anti-aircraft missiles were deployed mainly from 1944 to combat attacks by enemy aircraft..

Shield and launcher is frome Shapways.
Attachments:
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 3 weeks 6 days ago #13

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
Very nice set up. I wasn’t aware of these rocket launchers.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 3 weeks 3 days ago #14

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
working on the he whatcha ma call it for the Sea mines.

The Mines i wil be using :

Torpedo tubes test fitted.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 3 weeks 2 days ago #15

  • Sparky
  • Sparky's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Gold Boarder
  • Gold Boarder
  • Posts: 181
  • Karma: 69
  • Thank you received: 34
I've been waiting for this build since you first mentioned it.
Very happy to see what you have been doing with the kits.
Will undoubtedly be a fantastic build.



You don't want the hear what the Captain said next.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 3 weeks 2 days ago #16

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
Maarten you make this stuff look easy. Great work on the ramps thingies for the mines.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 3 weeks 1 day ago #17

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
The bridge known as “kallote” is primed ....i leave it for a day than i start adding the Archer rivets.

The sea mine ramps are done.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #18

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
Riveted and welded,
Attachments:
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #19

  • Gary
  • Gary's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 9384
  • Karma: 65470
  • Thank you received: 857
Wow, are those Archer rivets resin or something else?
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.



'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'
RAF Liberator Squadrons

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #20

  • Sparky
  • Sparky's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Gold Boarder
  • Gold Boarder
  • Posts: 181
  • Karma: 69
  • Thank you received: 34
Sure looks methodical (spaced and aligned). Well done!

Maarten, just out of curiosity. Generally, is it better to have the rivets raised larger than real so you cannot mistake them as rivets. Or is it better to sand them down to scale and have them possibly accepted as a kit fabrication?
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #21

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613

Sparky wrote: Sure looks methodical (spaced and aligned). Well done!

Maarten, just out of curiosity. Generally, is it better to have the rivets raised larger than real so you cannot mistake them as rivets. Or is it better to sand them down to scale and have them possibly accepted as a kit fabrication?


It's down to personal taste,

On the real boats they were pretty noticeable.so i went for this type ,you can get them finer /smaller .
And the layer of paint will slightly reduce them .

I will replace all the kits rivets with new ones
Attachments:
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #22

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613

Gary wrote: Wow, are those Archer rivets resin or something else?

They sure are way good and easy to use ,This was my first time using them.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #23

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
Sanded off all the kit rivets.

Primed and ready for some putty .

And some deck painting .
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 2 weeks 5 days ago #24

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
Love the shading so far. Getting better and better
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 week 1 day ago #25

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
Test fitted the Light AA guns (MG 15's )

All guns in place,
The following user(s) said Thank You: Sparky

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 week 1 day ago #26

  • Gary
  • Gary's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 9384
  • Karma: 65470
  • Thank you received: 857
That is looking real sweet mate, I like it.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.



'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'
RAF Liberator Squadrons

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 1 week 10 hours ago #27

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
What Gary said. A joy to watch your builds come together.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 6 days 11 hours ago #28

  • Sparky
  • Sparky's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Gold Boarder
  • Gold Boarder
  • Posts: 181
  • Karma: 69
  • Thank you received: 34
@Maarten, I am starting to see why you picked this particular boat. She is quite impressive.
Keep up the good work.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Maarten

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 5 days 9 hours ago #29

  • Maarten
  • Maarten's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 2741
  • Karma: 185
  • Thank you received: 613
Working on the deck wile waiting for new rivets.
Painted most of the deck parts ,hatches skylight boxes and Bofors gun in Schnellboot weiß (Very light gray)

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

'' I could sense things were about to kick off, so I got out of there !''


Last Edit: by Maarten.

1/35 S-38B (E-Boat) 5 days 5 hours ago #30

  • Bishop
  • Bishop's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 8863
  • Karma: 114
  • Thank you received: 1504
Oh wow just spotted the figure. Is that from the Uboat or staying with this one?

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Amateur plastic surgeon!
  • Page:
  • 1
  • 2
Moderators: Tony LeeAndrewGary