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Discussion in 'Modelling' started by James Stewart, Mar 2, 2020.

  1. James Stewart

    James Stewart Active Member

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    I must say at the outset I did not build this model, I am simply the present owner, I bought it to add into a Kriegsmarine orientated collect apart from which my late father met her in the Channel in Feb. 1942 along with the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and their numerous escorts.
    The model came from Germany to Ireland and had sustained some damage that IMG_8578.JPG IMG_8577.JPG IMG_8575.JPG IMG_8579.JPG IMG_8576.JPG had to be repaired by a friend of mine, it was then put in a decent case to protect it.
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Nice presentation. Looks very well done.
     
  3. James Stewart

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    The gentleman who made it was highly skilled, I was really taken by it to be honest.
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Looks good. What got damaged?
     
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    Beautiful. I wish I had that kind of patience.
     
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    Jba45ww2 Well-Known Member Patron  

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    I think what really adds to the model is the water scenery around her. You actually have the feeling of movement and speed.
     
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    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    Looks really great! Congrats!
     
  8. James Stewart

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    The upper part of the tower detached, the searchlight/flak position went awol along with one lifeboat and the upper rigging, needless to say, came down.
    A few weeks away to get it sorted.
     
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    very nice.
    if only it was in a bottle :)
     
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  10. James Stewart

    James Stewart Active Member

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    Poppy I put it in a square bottle. :)
     
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    Poppy grasshopper

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    she is a beauty.
     
  12. ULITHI

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    That is a breathtaking model. Congrats on having that to add to your collection. I’m envious!
     
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  13. James Stewart

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    Thank you I was really very taken by it, it fills a space perfectly.
     
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  14. Class of '42

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    Congrats..sad to see her rusting away in the Bikini Atoll as radioactive scrap...one of my favorite cruisers of the war.

    German Navy heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen 1941.jpg
     
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    James, I've read that for Operation Cerberus the Germans tacked a bunch of extra light AA guns on these ships. Does this model show that? I can't tell from the photos. Thanks, Harold
     
  16. James Stewart

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    Yes Harolds, the forward 20mm quad in front of "A" turret and the searchlight above the bridge and another one aft of "D" turret.
     

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