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Haddock

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HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« on: June 22, 2021, 04:58:05 PM »
Next project folks, started a few days ago.
Water-lined and lots of dry-fitting done. It's a nice kit but there are a few fit issues,
nothing that can't be sorted.
I've invested in some Eduard etched brass, you have to hack off lumps of plastic to
get it to fit, bit of a mystery really, hey ho!
The paint job will be the lighter of the two.
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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2021, 09:28:39 AM »
Moving on at a rate of knots there Mr Haddock. Looks good.
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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2021, 01:25:51 PM »
Looking forward to seeing this progress.

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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2021, 06:27:00 PM »
Hi Haddock,
Looks good as usual.
Was it sunk in the Indian Ocean by the Japanese?
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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2021, 07:23:45 PM »
Looking good, you must have more than the Navy and thatís just your Covid builds.

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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2021, 07:43:17 AM »
Hi Haddock,
Looks good as usual.
Was it sunk in the Indian Ocean by the Japanese?
Bigkev
Yes Kevin, it's depicted just before the sinking.
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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2021, 08:25:09 AM »
                Thought you might like to see some 3D printed stuff, 2pdr pom-poms on an octuple mount. Some may think it's cheating but they're not easy to work with. They're produces in a resin which is very brittle and fragile, great care is needed to avoid breaking off the finer detail.
              As for the rest of it, I don't have a rigging diagram, just pictures of the real thing so some of it is a figment of my imagination. Now is a good time to plan the rigging but it's a slow process. There are forty individual stays on the funnels, each one needs a fixing point at each end so the stays don't interfere with anything else. The masts need a bit more work, getting the correct rake(8 degrees) took a bit of thought. The hangar doors are open at one side. The crutches for the crane jibs needed moving aft 3mm so they actually support the jibs.
         The rest probably speaks for its self.
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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2021, 10:02:21 AM »
                They're produces in a resin which is very brittle and fragile, great care is needed to avoid breaking off the finer detail.
         
Good luck with this - as its FRAGILE i best not try this - just think how long it would take me to break it  ::) ::) ::) ::) ::)

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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2021, 11:00:24 AM »
In your hand it will be another stunning ship to add to the ever growing Naval Dockyard.
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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2021, 02:04:17 PM »
Really excellent there Mr Haddock.
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« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2021, 12:52:50 PM »
I'm interested to see the 3d printed stuff.  To me it's no different than adding any other aftermarket parts to enhance the kit.  Did you print them yourself?

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« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2021, 08:59:37 AM »
                     The 3D printed stuff comes from Starling models and is produced by Black Cat Models, a French company. There are others, look for
Shapeways Models, they sell products from many manufacturers.
                     As for fitting to models, 3D stuff is just another method of producing stuff which can't be done by injection moulding along with resin, etched brass and turned brass, the difference id that the detail achievable can be as fine as etched brass (but not as strong). I think it's known as progress.
          It's not cheap!
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« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2021, 12:33:44 PM »
More excellent shipping!
3D printing is starting to appear in the figure world now.
Surprisingly, it is not expensive for what I have seen so far.

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Re: HMS CORNWALL IN 1:350 BY TRUMPETER.
« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2021, 01:00:46 PM »
Progress seems painfully slow, the small detail seems endless. ( stop whinging lad and get on with it ).
Still trying to find a way of taking decent photo's without having to build something complicated.
Still a way to go but I can see light at the end of the tunnel.
The pictures should speak for themselves.
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« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2021, 03:58:52 PM »
Looking nice.
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