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Another 1:1250 model done

 
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Iain



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:35 pm    Post subject: Another 1:1250 model done Reply with quote

Austrian Tatra class destroyer:

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's a monster!

I see two guns and two tubes, but what are the small upright members near the stacks, but still inboard?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's probably fresh air entrances for boilers.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You're right.

John -- the web shows some photos of the ship that resemble your model closely and others that show funnels that are less round and more raked. Were they modified at some point?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tony, from what I can tell, different ships in the class had the variations.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since I intend to use these for wargaming, I didn't include as much detail as I could have, the idea being that these should be moderately sturdy.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Her sisters:


I generally like templates, anyway. However, when dealing with models of this scale, they're almost indispensable.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 6:24 am    Post subject: its so tiny Reply with quote

its so super small its making my eye twitch , i must say to build those tiny ships is insane but really awesome ! I applaud your patience and craftmanship
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