Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

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Jim Lauser
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Postby Jim Lauser » Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:25 pm

The floor and rear wall have been added to the Forward Bulkhead.
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Current Project: The Trumpeter VIIC Submarine
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Postby Jim Lauser » Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:28 pm

And finally, the Aft Bulkhead is added to complete the assembly.
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OcCre's Santisima Trinidad
Trumpeter Bismarck with KA Models add-on
Trumpeter Missouri with Pontos add-on

Current Project: The Trumpeter VIIC Submarine
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Postby Jim Lauser » Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:05 pm

The next room in the assembly is the diesel room. Only 1 of the diesels is presented in the model, the real sub would have both a port and starboard engines. The following 7 shows variousw stages in the engine assembly. The total assembly used approx. 115 pieces, of which 42 are in the valve rocker arm assembly. These 4 pics show the block and head assembly, the details of 1 cylinder rocker assemblies, the completed rocker aqssembly from both the rear and front of the engine.
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Completed builds: Blue Shadow
Wasa
OcCre's Santisima Trinidad
Trumpeter Bismarck with KA Models add-on
Trumpeter Missouri with Pontos add-on

Current Project: The Trumpeter VIIC Submarine
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Postby Jim Lauser » Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:14 pm

This pic is intended to give the viewer a size perspective. Size matters.
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Completed builds: Blue Shadow
Wasa
OcCre's Santisima Trinidad
Trumpeter Bismarck with KA Models add-on
Trumpeter Missouri with Pontos add-on

Current Project: The Trumpeter VIIC Submarine
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Postby Jim Lauser » Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:30 pm

And these two shots show the completed engine from the rear and front views.
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Completed builds: Blue Shadow
Wasa
OcCre's Santisima Trinidad
Trumpeter Bismarck with KA Models add-on
Trumpeter Missouri with Pontos add-on

Current Project: The Trumpeter VIIC Submarine
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Postby kiwibob » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:33 pm

Great build thanks for sharing posting.php?mode=reply&f=93&t=1094#

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