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USS Missouri by slagoon - SteelGolem - Metal - 1:2400

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slagoon

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Hi guys,

You read it right, it is 1:2400. The finished model is roughly 5 inches long. Crazy? Yep that's me. Lets see how it goes!

 

Here I'll just show you the kit. I haven't really gotten started yet.

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Any votes for my insanity yet?

 

I can't wait to get into it.


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Current Build:

Krabbenkutter CUX-87

Harriet Lane
Fishcutter GO-38
 

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Corel Victory Cross section
 

Completed Build:

USS Missouri minimissouri.jpg   HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat thumbnail.jpg Peterboro Canoe tiny.jpg


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john46

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You really are pleasantly disturbed. I like this built, looks real fun to me.

 

John


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<span style='font-family: courier new'>In progress: <a class='bbc_url' href='http://modelshipworl...tina-scale-180/'>King of the Mississippi</a></span><br />
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dgbot

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The Missouri was a large ship.  You could alway build it a 1/192.  But the size would be rough.  Heres a photo of the Missouri I took at a contest..

David B

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slagoon

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That is huge! The one I'm about to start is basically the size of a keychain.  what a difference - huh?


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-Sarah
Current Build:

Krabbenkutter CUX-87

Harriet Lane
Fishcutter GO-38
 

In the Wings
Corel Victory Cross section
 

Completed Build:

USS Missouri minimissouri.jpg   HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat thumbnail.jpg Peterboro Canoe tiny.jpg


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gjdale

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That's an interesting change of direction Sarah - I'll be interested to see how this one comes together.

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realworkingsailor

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Hmm.... looks like a lot of stainless steel... or should I say.. not alot... :P

 

Looking forward to seeing how you manage with this wee build.. :)

 

How's your tweezer collection?

 

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Augie

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Look at the brightside........ no RATLINES!


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slagoon

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I'm a girl - how do you think my tweezer collection is? hehehehehheehe

Grant - I hope so

Augie - SO true - they would be horrible at this scale....atom splitting nearly.


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-Sarah
Current Build:

Krabbenkutter CUX-87

Harriet Lane
Fishcutter GO-38
 

In the Wings
Corel Victory Cross section
 

Completed Build:

USS Missouri minimissouri.jpg   HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat thumbnail.jpg Peterboro Canoe tiny.jpg


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dgbot

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I am waiting to se the end project.  I hope you have good optivisors.  And a microscope.  Have fun.

David B


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Is this a similar kind of model to what you built last week?

 

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That was pretty impressive and fun to watch!

 

Harvey



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slagoon

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is popeye criminally insane too?????? cool we should hang out!

 

This is really tiny - I'm not sure what I was thinking when I bought this kit!

 

Harvey, no those are a different brand - and much larger scale ;) hehehe this one requires glue - that one just required pliers.

 

Pete, I found it on ebay. SteelGolem makes a few micro mini sets but most are sci-fi related.

 

 

The good thing is I can have EVERY part for this build laid out on my desk and not take up more than 2 sq feet! 

 

Lets get this build started.

The first thing I did was I put the first deck on the base. (I used gap-filling CA)

 

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Then I put the second deck on the second deck base.

 

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Repeat with the third deck....

 

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hmmmm seeming logical so far.

 

We're about to get TRICKY!!!!

 

I put the third deck assembly on the second deck as indicated by the lines.

 

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-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-Sarah
Current Build:

Krabbenkutter CUX-87

Harriet Lane
Fishcutter GO-38
 

In the Wings
Corel Victory Cross section
 

Completed Build:

USS Missouri minimissouri.jpg   HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat thumbnail.jpg Peterboro Canoe tiny.jpg


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Then I made a photo copy of my plans which has the outline of the thick "base" parts so I could sort all my parts that are coming up - some of them are fairly similar.

 

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Next it was time to assemble the 4th deck, which as two pieces as the base and one piece on top. It is pretty weird and cool.

 

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I think that there is actually a passageway between those two main bases...

 

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And now to add the top.

 

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I believe this side view confirms the passageway

 

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Then I had to leave for work.... :( well, more to come tomorrow :)

Thanks for stopping by!


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-Sarah
Current Build:

Krabbenkutter CUX-87

Harriet Lane
Fishcutter GO-38
 

In the Wings
Corel Victory Cross section
 

Completed Build:

USS Missouri minimissouri.jpg   HMS Bounty's Jolly Boat thumbnail.jpg Peterboro Canoe tiny.jpg


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trippwj

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Gracious!  And here we were thinking the Harriet Lane was a small scale to work at!  This looks like a fun little build - are you going to craft some 16" (scale size, of course) projectiles for the big guns (big is, of course, a very relative term in this case!)?


Edited by trippwj, 21 April 2013 - 03:51 AM.

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Nice start Sarah....

  

    I have this little kit, and i already built the Truman Aircraft Carrier. It's a lot of fun. They make for very nice display models. I am in the middle of building the milleniun Falcom also....

 

I  took these models on to teach myself Photo Etch for my 1/350 Nimutz

 

have Fun


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Sarah, how do you assemble these metal parts ? Glueing, soldering or just 'klick in' ? Four decks in one time, that's really progress.

 

Regards,

John


<span style='font-family: courier new'>In progress: <a class='bbc_url' href='http://modelshipworl...tina-scale-180/'>King of the Mississippi</a></span><br />
<br />
<span style='font-family: courier new'>Completed : <a class='bbc_url' href='http://modelshipworl...tina-scale-135/'>Mare Nostrum 4331</a></span><br />
<span style='font-family: courier new'><a class='bbc_url' href='http://modelshipworl...mai-scale-1160/'>16th century Galeass</a></span><br />
<span style='font-family: courier new'><a class='bbc_url' href='http://members.upc.n...bouw/Rocket.htm'>George Stephenson Rocket Locomotive</a></span><br />
<br />
<span style='font-family: courier new'>Next build : sl Louise</span>




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