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Borodino by Captain Slog – Publisher: Dom Bumagi - Card – 1:200

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Hi Danny,

 

Thanks for the info, I may use that method for the funnels.  Unfortunately the bent ladder is supposed to be curved.  For some reason the Port and Starboard ladders are different but I messed up the ‘curve’…in hindsight I should have matched the straight ladder but right now going to leave as is.

 

The 6” turrets are more or less done.

 

The parts for a rear sliding armoured hatch ready for attaching.

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Rear observation cupola.

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Front observation cupolas.  These could have been neater.

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The turret rings…bizarrely I could only find 5 strips so had to make the 6th from scrap and will paint to match.

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Turrets all skinned up.

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Finished(ish) turrets.

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A few shots shown in place.

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I still have the ladders and top hand rails to do but will set them aside for the time being and work on some other bits and pieces.

 

Cheers

Slog

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Hi all,

 

Thanks for all the likes and to Chris for the nice words.

 

I thought I would chip away at some of the remaining smaller deck components including a few skylights and companionways.  I had already started prepping for the PE portholes before I remembered to take a photo.

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The 0.2mm and soldered handrails, g1, g2 & g3 for skylights No. 80 and 82. These took an inordinate amount of time to complete.

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Photo showing the above assembled.

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As usual nothing glued in place yet but shown in their locations for effect.

Bow skylight No.80

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Stern skylights No.82

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Skylights and companionways.

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Well that’s all for this break. Probably a couple of months before back again.

 

Cheers

Slog

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