1/144 MikroMir Holland class submarine

Dave Ward

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Painted the sea with diluted PVA - then started on the superstructure ( !! ). Tiniest bits - all fragile - some of the PE will not be used, I can't even see it properly!
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This is a limited run kit & a bit of fettling is necessary, made much more difficult by the tiny size. I've added all the big (*!!) parts. I'll have to leave the smaller bits until tomorrow - my hands have started trembling...........
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Just the painting & the crew to do now (?!!)
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Primed overall - there are several pieces of PE that I could have added, but I decided not to bother - I could hardly see them on the fret, so I don't think they will be missed on the model
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I'll paint the sub first, then the sea, although I'm sure the distinction will blur..........
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Sub painted & sea basecoated - it's a matter now of washes over hull and sea, until I get the desired effect ( this may take some time! )
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The colours look a little odd, but I can assure you that in real life, they look a lot more natural! I'm thinking of four or five crew on deck, 1 or 2 officers, the rest ratings
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Progressing..........................
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I'll put this out of sight, and tomorrow, I'll look at it afresh, and see where I can improve it...............
Likely figures chosen & mounted to a temporary base. Two will have officers caps, the rest the standard round hat
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One thing I have noticed in all the photos of the early submarines - the crew all wore hats! maybe its just for photographs? Perfect Plastic Putty ready for some headgear additions ( I have added one reserve, just in case one is lost overboard )
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Dave

Sorry, completely missed this. That's come out very nicely indeed.

ATB.

Andrew
 
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