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1/200 HMS Rodney with Pontos Stuff
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Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:36 AM UTC
A couple of shots.. a bit late but hey I was busy modelling..







I also fixed the links in the earlier post about the painting of the camo on the hull. And I have sprayed the Hull Red, boot top and touched up the bits where some paint bled under the masking tape. Most was around blisters on the hull.

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warreni
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Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:16 AM UTC
Thanks guys.

Sorry about the lack of pictures last night but I totally ran out of time while doing stuff on the actual model..

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Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 09:15 AM UTC
What Jan said
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Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 12:10 AM UTC
Hey Warren,

totally missed your update on the hull! She looks great, really looking forward to more pictures of the finished hull!
- and great to have you back and see some progress to the HMS Rodney!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:39 AM UTC
Well well well.. the hull was finally finished (paint wise) last week and I have started adding all the deck furniture including wooden sheeting vents, stell decking areas etc etc.
Pontos set is excellent.
Photos tonight.
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Posted: Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 08:37 AM UTC

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Good to see this one on the move again Warren



And after a brief spurt it is slowed again as I ran out of Lifecolor Hull Red which is a bit lighter than the old standby I always use XF-9.

Stay tuned Russell.
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Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:55 PM UTC
Good to see this one on the move again Warren
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Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019 - 08:25 AM UTC
Thanks Mark.
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Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019 - 06:51 AM UTC
Warren,

Nice camo work on the hull.

Mark
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Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 06:22 PM UTC
Greetings all.

Can anybody tell me with any certainty what colour the steel decks were on the Rodney, and what colour the various vents etc were.

TIA

Warren
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 11:38 PM UTC

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Love how you explain everything you do. Makes things interesting, and I always pick up useful knowledge.



Glad to be of assistance

And another thing..





Amazingly after months of inaction due to a severe lack of correct colours the hull is almost finished!! Couple of touchups and she will be ready for the rest of the build, oh and the anti-fouling paint and boot top.

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 10:48 PM UTC
Love how you explain everything you do. Makes things interesting, and I always pick up useful knowledge.
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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 04:10 PM UTC
After a lengthy saga I finally have the paints I need! Will be spraying the hull this weekend weather permitting. It is too big to spray in the house.
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Posted: Monday, April 29, 2019 - 12:30 PM UTC
I have a 30 year old build at home...
RussellE
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Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 04:54 PM UTC

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Just ordered the paints I needed in the Lifecolor range. Used them before on my Snowberry and if you use a large nozzle on your airbrush they come out beautifully. A little retarder is a good idea as well.

Having worked on or around aircraft for most of my career I have no idea why you can't send Colorcoats outside of the UK as they are a fire hazard. How can paint in a tightly lidded tiny tin be a fire hazard? We won't mention the thousands of gallons of other flammable liquids on the aircraft will we...

Safety nazi idiocy.

Soverign, you need an agent in Australia that gives a damn.

Wait, how do you ship colorcoats to your overseas sellers?...



Agreed! The postage restrictions no doubt were a contributing factor to WEM's demise a few years back!

6 months!? Warren, you're in danger of moving into my territory of 5 year builds!
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Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 01:19 AM UTC
I don't understand it either. While learning the requlations of hazard materials transportation in the USA I learn you can ship up to 500 pounds of explosives on a bus and with a permit 1,000 pounds.

Mark
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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 06:54 PM UTC
Just ordered the paints I needed in the Lifecolor range. Used them before on my Snowberry and if you use a large nozzle on your airbrush they come out beautifully. A little retarder is a good idea as well.

Having worked on or around aircraft for most of my career I have no idea why you can't send Colorcoats outside of the UK as they are a fire hazard. How can paint in a tightly lidded tiny tin be a fire hazard? We won't mention the thousands of gallons of other flammable liquids on the aircraft will we...

Safety nazi idiocy.

Soverign, you need an agent in Australia that gives a damn.

Wait, how do you ship colorcoats to your overseas sellers?...
warreni
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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 06:23 PM UTC
Well here we are six months later and not a lick of paint has touched the good ole Wodney. My plan to get the correct colours seems to have failed due to idiot Royal Mail people so I think I will give alternates a try and damn the torpedos! More than six months is way too long to have a ship on the slipway of Inman Shipyard.

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 05:16 AM UTC

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Warren, you are a PE god! ...




I agree - perhaps more of a PE "saint", because I for one would be seriously tested if confronted with that much etch!
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Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:46 AM UTC
Warren, you are a PE god! I've been taking my first try with PE on the 1/350 Prince of Wales model and working through a lot of frustration. Do you have any youtube videos of how you do your photoetch work? Looking forward to more photos from your Rodney project.

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Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 09:20 PM UTC

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Thanks everyone.

Well my plans for the Rodney's sister ship, the Nelson, was just going to be build it OOB, but, damn you Luckymodel!!, they have reducesd the Pontos set to a level I just couldn't refuse.

I am weak....



Aren't we all?
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Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 02:47 PM UTC
Thanks everyone.

Well my plans for the Rodney's sister ship, the Nelson, was just going to be build it OOB, but, damn you Luckymodel!!, they have reducesd the Pontos set to a level I just couldn't refuse.

I am weak....
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Posted: Friday, November 23, 2018 - 09:53 AM UTC
Very nice and clean work so far Warren.....Cheers mark