Completed..."Dive the boat, next stop Australia!" Airfix Trafalgar Class Submarine.

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In 1993 H.M.S. Triumph, a Trafalgar Class submarine, dived below the surface in the U.K., tootled around and didn't surface until 41,000 mls. later, when she bobbed up in Australia, making this (at the time) the longest submerged voyage by a British sub.

I've tried to model her as she begins her dive.

Here are a selection of pictures.....

I hope you approve.

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Cheers and thanks for looking at my boat......

Ron

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top job on the water effects , and painting , you do know how the sea acts well done Ron,
 

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Thanks Monica and Paul for your posts, I'm glad you like the sub.

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Thanks for your positive comments Derek.

Cheers,

Ron
 

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You nailed that bow wave Ron. Love it.

You have a way with doing those sea scape's that never fails to amaze me!

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Your water effects are the dogs doodads Ron! Such an excellent piece of work.

However, I'm not sure the sub crew realise there's some massive fingers after them - some new Soviet ASW weapon? ;)

Cheers

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Like the water effects, looks realistic, you can almost feel the sub moving through the water
 

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OK folks. The fun's over.

Which Photoshop programme did you use to add the hand to the picture of the real sub Ron?

Gern
 

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If you hadn't put your hand in the way, I would have thought this was a photo of the real thing. :smiling3: :smiling3: :smiling3:
 
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Hi Ron,

fabulous pictures but were is your model, like taking pictures from the real deal .. ;)

now for real, serious modelling there Ron, each and every time you put one of your water involved builds here it is a looker for sure.

The way you put that water in motion it looks so real, well maybe some day....... ;)

Cheers Richi
 

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What to say? I've been out for the evening and just logged on and read the superb and humorous posts on my sub dio.

Thanks ever so much for all your great comments.

Cheers,

Ron
 

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Great work Ron and how can you not approve another classic sea scape build
 
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Another great piece Ron just shows what older (whoops) members can do.

Can you let me in to the secret of how you have achieved the sea bit ?

Laurie
 

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Another fantastic build Ron I'm very impressed mate the water over the bow is excellent well done :smiling3:
 

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Wow Ron that is some realistic looking ocean going on,and the Sub looks top notch! You never cease to amaze,very nicely done Sir!!! 5 stars
 

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Thanks everyone for your great posts. I appreciate them all......

Cheers,

Ron
 

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Awesome work Ron. Better than Tony's :P
But I didnt go the easy route and just build a kit - I scratchbuilt mine !!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!! This is a superb bit of work matey , the bow wave is just spot on , its amazing . and I should know , being an expert at water effects ...,. Ahem!! Great build thingy coming your way mate, cheers tony
 
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