boatman's 1/72 HMS TIGER C20 build

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TOP VEIW shot of 02 deck with the lower bridge removed lose an I usein tiny 45 decgree set squares from a Christmas cracker as they are very hand to get into small spaces to check what im building is square IMG_5039.JPG
 

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Never cease to be amazed at the level of skill Chris. Lovely:cool::thumb2::tongue-out3:
 

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an the roof of lower bridge is fitted on which will become the floor for the second level conn bridgeIMG_5043.JPG
 

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an a top shot of the nr done for now lower bridge as bothe the bridges must be removeable for sevicin IMG_5046.JPG
 

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AN I treated myself to a new head visor with built in lights as my old one is over 30 yrs old an the glass magnifier's have got scratched with age s-l225TGPPNIT5.jpg
 

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Thats one technical looking visor, becarefuo you can now see more than you can afford lol
YEA you are right there Bob but what the heck your only here onece im splashin out to cheer myself up
;) :thumb2:
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Nice progress Christopher, a hell of a project! :hugging-face:
Steven
AN hello Steven yea its givin me the screamin meemies tryin to work all this out but I think im on the right track just reqires a bit of thought an forward planning so that thing turn out right (PHEW ) tomorrow ive got to try an work out how im gonna build that top conn bridge as its a whole new ball game on that as there are the bridge wings fitted to this section an again it must all lift off so I can get to the lower bridge but im really enjoyin the challange's
an thanks for droppin in an havin a look Steven :thumb2:
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Chris, do you have a naval background?
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HI Pete well my uncle searved in the R/N on a small carrier in the war fixin earo engines on swordfish I think but he would not talk about it much as I heard he had some bad times on that ship what with seasickness an the war an my dad was in the RAF at Dunkirk again they dint want to talk so no I wish I did though but the reason I love building R/C ships is that the models really challenge me on the modelin front as there is so much you can make work on them an over the last 30 odd yrs of building them ive learned a lot how to build from scratch an in some cases how not to build but that's the learning process isn't it I used to try an fly R/C planes but kept comin home with kilndin as I crashed a lot so I thought well with ships everything happens slower so got time to recover unless I run into an over other models but not my fault on that but I think these warships look very majestic an powerfull when they sail on the pond an the public love them to as they always want to see inside an I put them in model shows to show the model off an a lot of people ask me where they can buy one but they cant as the models have to be built by people like me anyway thanks for lookin in an your question :thumb2:
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Looking great Chris, still fascinates me how you even start something like this. My interest has just increased 10 fold, as when I showed this to my Dad, he informed me that his Uncle had only served on two ships while he was in the Navy, HMS Hermes (Aircraft Carrier), and the other was the Tiger!!
 

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Looking great Chris, still fascinates me how you even start something like this. My interest has just increased 10 fold, as when I showed this to my Dad, he informed me that his Uncle had only served on two ships while he was in the Navy, HMS Hermes (Aircraft Carrier), and the other was the Tiger!!
HI Jack glad you like tiger an if your dads uncle served on tiger well I see why your intrest is increased 10 fold as you have a link with the ship was tiger just a battle crusier when the gent servered on her or like im building the helicopter convert ?
chris
 
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