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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 months 2 weeks 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 .



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

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1/35 Type IIB U-boot 5 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) 5 months 1 week ago #5

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Wow …. Clever.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 months 6 days ago #7

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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) 5 months 4 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) 5 months 4 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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 months 3 days ago #11

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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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 months 3 days ago #13

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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) 4 months 3 weeks ago #14

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Test fitting the rear hatch,and i opened the exhaust (BIG) muffler compartment .
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 4 months 2 weeks ago #15

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Really excellent detailing Maarten.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 4 months 2 weeks ago #16

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Like what Grover said, excellent detailing.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 4 months 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) 4 months 2 weeks ago #18

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Too good!
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 4 months 2 weeks ago #19

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Wow! This is superb! :whistle:
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 3 months 5 days ago #20

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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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 3 months 4 days ago #21

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Stunning Maarten, that conning tower is so clean and sharp.

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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 3 months 4 days ago #22

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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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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 3 months 9 hours ago #24

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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 . .
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 4 weeks ago #25

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stunning detail Maarten :ohmy: :woohoo:
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fantastic !
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It really is fantastic. Nice work on those railings.

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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 2 months 3 weeks ago #28

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Positioning / Test-fitting the Cable guides.
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Conning tower Primed :woohoo:
Next ,
Finish the hull, and then i will add all the riveting ..
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Amazing work as always Maarten! Love watching your builds!
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