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HMS Victory by dafi - Heller - PLASTIC - To Victory and beyond ...

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Funny enough the organisators eliminated all references upon Heller and plastic from the model description.

Honi soit qui mal y pense 😉

Here a shot down the rabbit hole when she was in France, displaying proudly her colors on Trafalgar day!

 

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XXXDAn

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Despite all this  X-Mess-stress I found a small space for some advent tinkering 🙂

 

Started as usual in the smaller scale ...

 

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... and then scratched the fitting Brodi-Stove for it by some scrap materials.

 

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Then some trials ...

 

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...for the BBQ-skewer holder and some brass nibbling ...

 

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... bent ...

 

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... and the skewer itself by filing a round brass into a pointed square section.

 

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Some trials in soldering but finally it fitted :-).

 

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The exhaust air propelled skewer drive was easy ...

 

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... but fitting a 1 mm hole for the external axle bearing into a 1 mm brass profile needed the magical trick of flattening the material before drilling :-).

 

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Then some handles and the handrail around and soon some paint could be applied.

 

I think I will go for a nice eloquent black 😉

 

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Always remember: no food - no fight 🙂

 

XXXDAn

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