the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch build

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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby GaryM » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:01 pm

Halloween ship could be really something. I would like to see what your creative mind would do on that one.
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby popeye » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:59 pm

they do sell that glow in the dark paint.......it is something I thought about....but I have something better in mind. at the moment, I'm back on the Gothenborg.
I don't have much done on it yet.......I have to look at the log and see what I haven't added yet.......stay tuned! :lol: :lol:
finished builds:
Nordkap 476 / Cux 87 / Gundalow
Mary Ann / Susan A. / M&M fun ship
Phylly C & Denny-Zen / AmericA
Andrea Gail

in cue:
Gothenborg
Half Moon
Boulogne Etaples
trawler Syborn
U.S.S. United States
Holiday Harbor
Titanic
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby popeye » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:44 pm

this build is finished. I did the finish build pictures in two ways....as the model, and as the novelty. here is the model.
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finished builds:
Nordkap 476 / Cux 87 / Gundalow
Mary Ann / Susan A. / M&M fun ship
Phylly C & Denny-Zen / AmericA
Andrea Gail

in cue:
Gothenborg
Half Moon
Boulogne Etaples
trawler Syborn
U.S.S. United States
Holiday Harbor
Titanic
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby popeye » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:46 pm

here is the novelty
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finished builds:
Nordkap 476 / Cux 87 / Gundalow
Mary Ann / Susan A. / M&M fun ship
Phylly C & Denny-Zen / AmericA
Andrea Gail

in cue:
Gothenborg
Half Moon
Boulogne Etaples
trawler Syborn
U.S.S. United States
Holiday Harbor
Titanic
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby popeye » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:51 pm

here are a couple pictures of the pilot house interior, and the dance floor. the lounge chairs are also home made
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the dance floor.....made up of 4mm X 4mm cut and painted tiles
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finished builds:
Nordkap 476 / Cux 87 / Gundalow
Mary Ann / Susan A. / M&M fun ship
Phylly C & Denny-Zen / AmericA
Andrea Gail

in cue:
Gothenborg
Half Moon
Boulogne Etaples
trawler Syborn
U.S.S. United States
Holiday Harbor
Titanic
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby GaryM » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:21 am

How cute. They even have their family picture on the wall.
Happy modeling,
Gary Maple

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Current build: Sergal Sovereign of the Seas
In Que: Sergal: Cutty Sark and Amerigo Vespucci; Billings Titanic
Completed: Amati: HMS Prince (old 1:78 version); Billings: Norske Love and Vasa; Mantua: La Couronne; Sergal: Mississippi Riverboat and La Soleil Royal
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby barba » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:43 am

Great job, cabin details is perfect.
Completed builds:
Trabakul:http://shipsofscale.com/gallery/iradosevic/trabakul/index.html
Pasara:http://www.shipsofscale.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=39
Bracera:http://www.shipsofscale.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=82
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Re: the M&M fun ship - 1:33 scale Billing's semi scratch bui

Postby popeye » Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:19 am

thanks Gary and Barba :text-thankyouyellow: it is different and unique. I had to follow guidelines, but I was free to go out of the box if I wanted to. the experiment I did in replicating hulls, I would say , is a success. I could have done a little more with the pilot house, but I decided to close it up and settle for what it is. I sent pictures to the M&M / Mars people, and they were impressed.... not as much as I hoped, but I am satisfied with they're response. the 4 1/2 months I spent on this build was well worth it.

as far as the admiral goes......she is quite pleased! let's just say that I have card blanc in acquiring material for future projects :D I do have another project in mind, in which I want to do a multiple.....I'll say three of them. I'll unveil this one when I have everything ready.
finished builds:
Nordkap 476 / Cux 87 / Gundalow
Mary Ann / Susan A. / M&M fun ship
Phylly C & Denny-Zen / AmericA
Andrea Gail

in cue:
Gothenborg
Half Moon
Boulogne Etaples
trawler Syborn
U.S.S. United States
Holiday Harbor
Titanic

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