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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 1 week ago #1

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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 .



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1/35 Type IIB U-boot 2 months 1 week ago #2

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Nice. That insulation board is handy stuff.
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That looks great already. I’m trying to think whatbthe insulation stuff is.
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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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 1 week ago #5

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Wow …. Clever.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 1 week ago #6

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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.
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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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 2 days ago #8

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The riveting must drive you nuts!! That’s an excellent looking hatch.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 2 days ago #9

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Amazing scratchwork.. will look so professional when done
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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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U-boot hatch from Shapeways (.primed black)

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Great detail in that hatch. Was it expensive ?
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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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 1 month 2 weeks ago #14

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Test fitting the rear hatch,and i opened the exhaust (BIG) muffler compartment .
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Really excellent detailing Maarten.
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Like what Grover said, excellent detailing.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 1 month 2 weeks ago #17

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The holes etc are beautifully executed. Lovely crisp details.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 1 month 2 weeks ago #18

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Too good!
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Wow! This is superb! :whistle:
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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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Stunning Maarten, that conning tower is so clean and sharp.

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The best scratch work
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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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