1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline)

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9 months 3 days ago - 5 months 4 weeks ago #1 by Maarten
1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) was created by Maarten
Scratch build ,
These type of boats where use against the Russians in the Black sea and as school boats on the baltic coast.
Mine will be U19 ....A Black sea boat.

The body is made from Blue insulation foam.......... and sanded in to shape and covert with 0,5mm polystyrene sheet .



en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30th_U-boat_Flotilla

Resin rivets
www.decals4all.eu

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9 months 3 days ago #2 by Grant
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Nice. That insulation board is handy stuff.
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9 months 2 days ago #3 by Bishop
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That looks great already. I’m trying to think whatbthe insulation stuff is.

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9 months 2 days ago #4 by Maarten
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Bishop wrote: That looks great already. I’m trying to think whatbthe insulation stuff is.

www.foamsales.com.au/products/xps-blue-board

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9 months 2 days ago #5 by Admoto
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Wow …. Clever.
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8 months 4 weeks ago - 8 months 4 weeks ago #6 by Maarten
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Saddle tanks / ballast tanks are done.
Wasn't really sure how this would work and look , it was difficult to make ( bending plastic sheet, putty and and a bit of sanding.)
But turned out real good ...which was nice.

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


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8 months 3 weeks ago - 8 months 3 weeks ago #7 by Maarten
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Working on the rear access hatch,rear light and three thingies on the bow,can't wait until all the riveting is done.

Ordered me a 1/35 U Boat Hatch from shapeways,it's on its way ..

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8 months 3 weeks ago #8 by Bishop
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The riveting must drive you nuts!! That’s an excellent looking hatch.

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8 months 3 weeks ago #9 by shaunfletcher
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Amazing scratchwork.. will look so professional when done
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8 months 3 weeks ago #10 by Maarten
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Bishop wrote: The riveting must drive you nuts!! That’s an excellent looking hatch.


Not this time (i hope) i will be using resin rivets, printed on decal sheet .
It sure is ......you cant beat 3D printing ,.

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8 months 3 weeks ago - 8 months 3 weeks ago #11 by Maarten
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U-boot hatch from Shapeways (.primed black)


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8 months 3 weeks ago #12 by Admoto
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Great detail in that hatch. Was it expensive ?
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8 months 3 weeks ago #13 by Maarten
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Admoto wrote: Great detail in that hatch. Was it expensive ?


For it small size it was expensive €20.49 including postage,
I couldn't make the hatch locking system conveniently myself (i tried )

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8 months 1 week ago - 8 months 1 week ago #14 by Maarten
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Test fitting the rear hatch,and i opened the exhaust (BIG) muffler compartment .

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8 months 1 week ago #15 by grover
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Really excellent detailing Maarten.

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On the Bench - Zvezda Star Destroyer
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8 months 1 week ago #16 by Fritz
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Like what Grover said, excellent detailing.

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8 months 1 week ago #17 by Bishop
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The holes etc are beautifully executed. Lovely crisp details.

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8 months 1 week ago #18 by shaunfletcher
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Too good!
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6 months 3 weeks ago - 6 months 3 weeks ago #20 by Maarten
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Had some bench time ,i finished the bridge (shape) ,it is ready for the finer details to be added.


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6 months 3 weeks ago #21 by Gary
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Stunning Maarten, that conning tower is so clean and sharp.



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6 months 3 weeks ago #22 by Bishop
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The best scratch work

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6 months 3 weeks ago - 6 months 3 weeks ago #23 by Maarten
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Railing in place (dry fit ) ,
Drilled some holes,
Glued the Port and starboard position lights in place.


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6 months 2 weeks ago - 6 months 2 weeks ago #24 by Maarten
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Added some detail to the bridge of U-20 ,

Also a mascotte on the front of the bridge.....this will be a custom made decal . .

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


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6 months 2 weeks ago #25 by yak
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stunning detail Maarten :ohmy: :woohoo:

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6 months 2 weeks ago #26 by Admoto
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fantastic !
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6 months 2 weeks ago #27 by Bishop
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It really is fantastic. Nice work on those railings.

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6 months 2 weeks ago #28 by Maarten
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Positioning / Test-fitting the Cable guides.

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6 months 1 week ago - 6 months 1 week ago #29 by Maarten
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Conning tower Primed :woohoo:
Next ,
Finish the hull, and then i will add all the riveting ..

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6 months 1 week ago #30 by Nosferatu
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Amazing work as always Maarten! Love watching your builds!

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