ZHL Royal Caroline Kit, scale 1/30

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I was not sure about the insides of the bulwarks, whether to paint them red or varnish them,
This shows the template for the bulwarks, I have painted it red to see what it looks like, it can be removed as it is only the template,
I then decided to varnish them, thinking that if I did not like the varnish look I could still paint them red, the last six pics shows them varnished, what do you guys think, I'd like to know


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So I masked off the bulwark areas.


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Another view


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These next six pics show the varnished bulwarks and the fittings.
All opinions appreciated.


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I like the varnish. It matches the other things on the deck like the ladders and bollards. Will you put a satin clear over the varnish color?
 

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I like the varnish. It matches the other things on the deck like the ladders and bollards. Will you put a satin clear over the varnish color?

G'day Norgale, the varnish itself is Satin, I'm looking for what used to be called Eggshell Varnish,
it is clear and in between Matt varnish and Satin varnish, thank you for viewing my log,

best regards john.
 
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This is an amazing job! I don't really have words to describe how astonished i am. After seeing this build from the begining non stop i just want to pick up my tools and start something. Hat's off too you!
Thank you for sharing your build!
 

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This is an amazing job! I don't really have words to describe how astonished i am. After seeing this build from the begining non stop i just want to pick up my tools and start something. Hat's off too you!
Thank you for sharing your build!

G'day Brito, thank you for the very generous comments, I wish you all the best for your modeling,

Best regards John,
 
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