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Haddock

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FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« on: January 19, 2021, 09:35:55 AM »
                     Got this to use up the etched brass that goes with USS Fletcher. Spotted it on Wed evening, ordered it on Thurs morning, it arrived on Saturday.It came from "Modelsforsale" , around 25 including postage, hows that for service.
                     The model can be built either full hull or waterline, the waterline plate provided is far too thin
so I've added 3mm to the base to make it the same height as USS Fletcher.
                     Although it's not mentioned in so many words anywhere in the instructions, you can build the ship as she was in 1943 or 1945, I've gone for the 1945 version.
                   The last shot shows both ships so you can see some of the differences, The Sullivans in the foreground.
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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2021, 09:52:41 AM »
Another interesting build.
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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2021, 09:57:58 AM »
Will enjoy this one

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2021, 03:28:44 PM »
                                       Managed to get a bit of modelling done.
                                Depth charge racks.
                                                  Instruments of torture
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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2021, 03:35:09 PM »
More excellent brass from the master

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2021, 03:42:59 PM »
These were little pigs, fortunately those on Fletcher are nicely moulded
so I don't need to do another set.
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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2021, 05:18:07 PM »
These were little pigs, fortunately those on Fletcher are nicely moulded
so I don't need to do another set.
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Hi Haddock,
I am sure the actual description was not 'little pigs' but something more nautically descriptive.....
Very nice painstaking work carried out with usual diligence.
Cheers,
Bigkev

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2021, 08:57:10 AM »
The air was a real nice Navy blue!!

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2021, 10:05:00 AM »
The air was a real nice Navy blue!!
Its the only way to work with brass - YoHoHo

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2021, 10:39:37 AM »
coming along nicely, I hate working with super glue for me more often than not it glues everything but what I want it to glue.

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2021, 11:25:00 AM »
Excellent brasswork Tony. I don't know how you do it.
Chris

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2021, 11:53:36 AM »
Excellent brasswork Tony. I don't know how you do it.
Sometimes with great difficulty,
but always with joy in my heart.
Now I'm getting older it gets harder.
Only good thing is 'cos my eyesight is
getting worse, I can't see the errors.
Ignorance is bliss!!
Haddock.

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2021, 03:16:34 PM »
Excellent brasswork Tony. I don't know how you do it.
Sometimes with great difficulty,
but always with joy in my heart.
Now I'm getting older it gets harder.
Only good thing is 'cos my eyesight is
getting worse, I can't see the errors.
Ignorance is bliss!!
Haddock.
Yep it is!
Chris

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2021, 06:23:58 PM »
Your brass work inspires me Mr Haddock.  Excellent.
Andy

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Re: FLETCHER CLASS DESTROYER "THE SULLIVANS" IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2021, 02:07:17 PM »
Measure 21, Navy blue and Haze grey.
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