Realism in model making

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  1. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    This was posted on Arrse in the military modelling section as an example of realistic models. Don't know if it has appeared on Rum Ration but deserves a place here

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    KG V at sea.
     
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  3. The real ones are too!
     
  4. [​IMG]

    How close was the model

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  5. Submariners realistic modelling


    I'll get my coat[​IMG]
     
  6. My last Seagoing draft - great times

    made for me by elder modeller up the road, deck all individual planks

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  7. I'm impressed, but puzzled. How do they get all the bits of spray to stay still?
     
  8. Cotton wool and spray starch stuff, that link I put on shows you how they do it.
     
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  9. A quarter of a million Lego bricks later.

    USS INTREPID.

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  10. And probably half as many again trodden on during assembly, OUCH.
     
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  11. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Probably cheaper building the original !
     

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