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Project by dumbo posted 02-21-2018 10:39 PM 1183 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the last of my scratch built models. It is 6 feet long w/2 channel R/C controls. The first picture will give you an idea about the detailing. The next shot is of the mold I made to make the hull out of fiberglass. It is quite strong and the bow is reinforced. The superstructure is all bass wood.
If you are able to link the last four pictures together





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 02-22-2018 12:23 AM

Man that’s an impressive model—the detail you incorporated is amazing!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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htl

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#2 posted 02-22-2018 12:37 AM

Such a detailed project, Top Marks!!!
And a big WOW to go with it!!!

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#3 posted 02-22-2018 12:41 AM

.22 cannons would make it awesomer :)

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#4 posted 02-22-2018 01:55 AM

Wow! That is a great model!

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#5 posted 02-22-2018 02:28 AM

Very impressive. How long did this take to build?

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#6 posted 02-22-2018 07:15 AM

Impressive!
I think we need a forum just for scratch modelers so we can add this one to the modeling lumberjocks!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#7 posted 02-22-2018 08:44 AM

This is insane!! I don’t know if laser cutter and CNC could make this together! Great detailed work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 02-22-2018 11:45 AM

Amazing detail.!! Thank you for sharing !!

-- Pat / Colorado

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#9 posted 02-22-2018 06:07 PM

Woha, that’s great

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 02-22-2018 08:01 PM

This is a beautiful warship model and it displays a lot of fine details and wonderful craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 02-23-2018 03:27 AM

Too bad the pictures aren’t larger, I’d like to see the detail. Amazing build.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#12 posted 02-23-2018 11:55 PM

The detail is amazing, a pleasure to look at.

-- JustplaneJeff

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#13 posted 02-26-2018 09:11 PM

this is really awesome

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