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PostSubject: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeMon 02 Jul 2018, 9:57 pm

Hi all,

Well I haven't sat at the bench for about nine months, just haven't had the inclination since my wife died. However, seeing Mike start his SMS Emden Dreadnought has fired up my enthusiasm again (hopefully) so I broke out this one. In addition to the kit, I also bought wooden decking and P/e railings for it.

Never built a ship before and the dazzle camo has me terrified. Still, nowt ventured, nowt gained. LOL

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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeTue 03 Jul 2018, 6:33 am

It's a great kit with no fit issues, I'm sure you will love it. Look forward to the build.
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeTue 03 Jul 2018, 12:22 pm

thats quite a decent size
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeTue 03 Jul 2018, 2:21 pm

Nice to see you back, Al. It looks like a fine subject. The wood decks gives a lot to the build.

The camo design does appear terrifying as it continues over the equipment on deck.

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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeTue 03 Jul 2018, 6:45 pm

Nice to see you back at the bench Al. I would be terrified of that camo also HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') 1578238153
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeWed 04 Jul 2018, 2:20 pm

The lack of "action" in building means the site's "other" categories have even fewer postings. THANK YOU for a ship. On this 4th Of July, a cool cruise is perfect on a hot humid day.
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeThu 05 Jul 2018, 3:19 pm

Woo Hoo! Great to see you sitting at the bench again Al. Best of luck with this.
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeSat 07 Jul 2018, 10:21 pm

Great to see you back, Al! Beware, model ships can be addictive, lol. HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') 1817768433
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeSun 08 Jul 2018, 8:23 am

Thanks for the welcome back guys. Hope to have some progress soon.

Kats...... dunno about that but I feel I have at least one ship in me.

Trivia:

She was commissioned for WWI, re-fitted twice between the World Wars and during WWII went on to become the most battle decorated ship ever in the British Royal Navy.

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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeSun 08 Jul 2018, 11:02 pm

Some progress. The slight gaps in the bad fitting decks will be hidden by the AM wooden decking.

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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeThu 12 Jul 2018, 8:37 pm

Looking good, Al.

Do you plan to file or sand down the wood lines on the deck before applying the Artwox? I did it on the Iron Duke that I built and everything worked perfectly. I didn't do it on the current build of the Emden because it was difficult to get at, and now some edges here and there tend to lift slightly.

Just a thought.
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeThu 12 Jul 2018, 10:49 pm

Mike.... Thanks for the heads up but the deck woodlines on this one are recessed, so the problem shouldn't arise.

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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeFri 13 Jul 2018, 1:23 am

Keep at it Al, you're plowing through this one. Really good to see you building again my friend.
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeSat 14 Jul 2018, 11:42 pm

Great progress! My favourite part of ship models has always been the saturation of detail, even if one stays completely OOB.
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PostSubject: Re: HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady')   HMS Warspite 1:350 ('The Grand Old Lady') Icon_minitimeFri 20 Jul 2018, 8:48 pm

Looking good so far mate.
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