HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby neptune » Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:29 pm

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I still have two pics to post, I understood that the ships cutter was lost along with eight crew while looking for fresh water, I assumed that they had probably made shore and were lost some time after, so I built a diorama of the boat on the beach along with the eight crew waiting for the tide to come back in so they could return to the ship, Matthew Flinders named the area Cape Catastrophe.




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Overhead view, This brings to an end the build log, thanks for all who have or will view it, best regards John.
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Postby Sgtmik » Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:37 pm

A really beautiful ship. Thanks for sharing. :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby zoly99sask » Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:20 am

I love dioramas,nice job!!
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Postby Brian077 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:08 pm

sensational job on her John.
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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby Aussie048 » Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:30 am

Johm

Looks brilliant and so real

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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby Sgtmik » Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:27 am

Hi John,
I really like the way you broke from the traditional ship in a glass case. Where did you find all the sailors? Were they impressed from the local pub? RRRR :text-lol:
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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby neptune » Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:55 am

Thanks guys for all the nice comments, they are really appreciated,

Mike I bought the cast metal figures from Cornwall Model Boats, here is the link,

http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/aca ... _crew.html

they do them in a couple of scales, hope this helps,

best regards John.
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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby Sgtmik » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:16 am

Hi John,
Thanks for the info. I'm going to check them out. :text-thankyouyellow:
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Re: HMS INVESTIGATOR, 1800, 1/48 scale built by neptune from plans by Robert Sexton.

Postby kiwibob » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:07 pm

Great diorama very well portrayed, keep up the good work.

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