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KFK 1:35
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Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 09:33 AM GMT+7
I've started with the front AA-platform:












Michael
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Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 10:01 AM GMT+7
Shaping up quite nicely, Michael. Al
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 06:20 AM GMT+7
Some progress with the AA-platform








Michael
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 07:05 AM GMT+7
Nice and steady, Michael!

Very nice attention to detail and stunningly crisp work! She's shaping up really well!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:46 AM GMT+7
And here is the requested rocket launcher for your KFK: https://www.shapeways.com/product/KLUEC9JE5/kriegsmarine-8-6-cm-rocket-launcher?optionId=63468194
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Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 12:55 PM GMT+7
Michael,

Very nice detail. She is really shaping up to be a awesome ship. Your work in outstanding.
Gotrek58
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Posted: Saturday, September 02, 2017 - 03:15 PM GMT+7
Archer decals are a great help to bring some nuts on the war cutter:






Michael
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Posted: Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 04:01 AM GMT+7
Looking fantastic Michael!
Gotrek58
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Posted: Monday, September 04, 2017 - 05:43 AM GMT+7
...and some nuts added to the platform (0.65mm Calibre35):






Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 01:54 AM GMT+7
Paintwork and a little mockup:









I love grey ships!


Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:40 AM GMT+7
Looks Great!!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:07 AM GMT+7
Nice, very nice.
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Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 09:47 AM GMT+7
...mockup on our modelling club meeting yesterday:




Michael
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Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 04:29 PM GMT+7
Michael,

definitiv great work you are doing, she looks awesome!! Very nice progress indeed!!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 02:34 AM GMT+7
Looking good, Michael. Al
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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:59 AM GMT+7
...and the underwater part of the cutter got black paint:






Michael
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Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 03:18 AM GMT+7
...some progress with the 2nd AA platform:










Michael
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Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 07:17 AM GMT+7
Michael, your little beauty is really starting to come together! I especially like your work on the deck -

-you're right, the trenches on the kit part were a bit much. Your approach to fixing that looks just perfect!
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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 05:10 AM GMT+7
...again some progress:
stanchions added




life buoys



the winch



in place





scratched ammo boxes for the RAGs






Michael
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Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 06:06 AM GMT+7
Today some snall parts to build the mast












Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 11:56 AM GMT+7

...a map for the wireless station:


sailors restroom:



ladder and steps for the AA-platform





lifting gear for the mine hunting equipment




Michael
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 03:44 AM GMT+7
That KFK is coming along just great.

Cheers,
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 11:47 AM GMT+7
Love the small details. They really make a difference.

cheers
Michael
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Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 04:49 AM GMT+7
..the progress of the last time:
base plate for the 3,7cm Flak M42

...with the weapon

busy end of the Flak (from Schatton)


some scratched parts


nearly finished

in place without painting

base plates for the „tubes“ with screws

...and again in place

a scratched ammo box for the platform





Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 10:29 PM GMT+7
A new and much better base plate for the cutter was finishes.
Drilled holes:

With long screws for the tubes I‘d glued into the hull:

Finished:



Michael