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1/35 Type IIB U-boot 6 months 1 week ago #2

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Nice. That insulation board is handy stuff.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot 6 months 1 week ago #3

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That looks great already. I’m trying to think whatbthe insulation stuff is.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot 6 months 1 week ago #4

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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) 6 months 1 week ago #5

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Wow …. Clever.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 6 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) 6 months 5 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) 6 months 3 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) 6 months 3 days ago #9

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Amazing scratchwork.. will look so professional when done
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 6 months 3 days ago #10

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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) 6 months 2 days ago #11

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U-boot hatch from Shapeways (.primed black)

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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 6 months 2 days ago #12

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Great detail in that hatch. Was it expensive ?
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 6 months 2 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) 5 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) 5 months 2 weeks ago #15

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Really excellent detailing Maarten.
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 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) 5 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) 5 months 2 weeks ago #18

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Too good!
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 5 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) 4 months 4 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) 4 months 3 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) 4 months 3 days ago #22

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The best scratch work
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 4 months 3 days ago #23

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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 4 weeks 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) 3 months 4 weeks ago #25

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stunning detail Maarten :ohmy: :woohoo:
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fantastic !
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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 3 months 4 weeks ago #27

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It really is fantastic. Nice work on those railings.

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1/35 Type IIB U-boot (waterline) 3 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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Hull and deck primed ,was a smooth build,no imperfections that needed attention ,
Now i can add the smaller details,
Starting to look like a Kriegsmarine boat .
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