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

Post by Jim Lauser » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:02 pm

The following pics show the assembly of the aft motor room and the aft torpedo tube. This first pic shows the components of the rear motor room, the aft torpedo tube will be added later.
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Post by Jim Lauser » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:03 pm

This pic shows the completed roof with all of it's details.
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Re: Trumpeter DKM U-Boat Type VIIC U-552

Post by Jim Lauser » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:04 pm

Here is a closeup of the electrical control panel. Note that all of the gauges are decals.
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Trumpeter Bismarck with KA Models add-on
Trumpeter Missouri with Pontos add-on

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

Post by Jim Lauser » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:06 pm

Here, the electrical control panel and the aft torpedo tube have been joined to the compartment floor.
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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

Post by Jim Lauser » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:07 pm

Next, the electric drive motor has been added.
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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

Post by Jim Lauser » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:09 pm

Here is the rear motor room assembly without the roof which is yet to be added.
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Trumpeter Bismarck with KA Models add-on
Trumpeter Missouri with Pontos add-on

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

Post by neptune » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:33 am

G'day Jim, just amazing detail, and so cleanly put together, very nice build,

best regards John.

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