H.M.S Enterprise plank on frame CAF Models 1/48.

Maarten

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Hi Brian,

My condoleance with the loss of Geoff, I didn't knew him but from the posts in the memoriam I read he was of great help to you all.

Nice work, the hull is looking stunning. Is there a reason that you paint the hinges instead of burnishing these?

Regs Maarten
 

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Hi Maarten and Ewe,
with regards to the rudder hinges they were included in the kit and are solid cast brass which is very unusual.

Most kits have that horrible cast white metal. I usually blacken my brass with Casey brass blackening formula, but need to assess whether I can do this or just paint the hinges black. I have already glued them in position.
 

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herewith the link from the pc:
http://www.4hmodel.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=40847&extra=page=1&_dsign=88d5429e

If it not works you can find it on 4hmodel.com (switch on English translation), on the home page go to "Forum" in the left column. Scroll down go to "foreign ship model works", scroll down to HMS Pandora 24-gun Porcupine-class.

This is one of the most detailed models I have ever seen, really stunning.

regards, Maarten
 

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Also Maarten, Great finding showing so much photos of this beautifull model. Makes so much fun to went through the details, but also show me, where I am......there is a long way
 

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Also Maarten, Great finding showing so much photos of this beautifull model. Makes so much fun to went through the details, but also show me, where I am......there is a long way
I wrote „there is a long way“..... I was reading a little bit more about the Hungarian modeler of this Pandora. My wife is Hungarian.
He also built 19 years on this model with somehow 20.000 hours.....so it was also for him a very long way.
Brian, sorry for highjack once more your topic.....
 

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Hallo Brian,
How is your planking works going on?
Hope to see in some time the progress, especially based on last photo we can expect a quality like usual on your built.....I am looking forward....
 

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Hi Guys,

I’m mostly a lurker, hesitant to show my own stuff. But, I do have some input regarding instructions in Chinese;

Apple iPhones (dunno about Android phones) have a “hold-over” feature in Google Translate. The Chinese text is translated into English, and assumably other languages on screen. It is pretty much magic. The translations are usually not spot on, and some discipline specific words aren’t translated, but it is usually enough to extrapolate the meaning if you know the subject.

Hope this helps!

Mark
 
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