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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #90 on: 04 Mar , 2018, 23:49 »
UZO finished...

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #91 on: 07 Mar , 2018, 10:42 »
UZO finished...

Would you consider casting & selling that?   :D
Or uploading a 3D model to Shapeways?
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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #92 on: 07 Mar , 2018, 23:26 »
Hi Glenn,
I answered on the other UZO thread...
I'm now working on attack periscope mounting...
I don't like very much the photoetchings features: they are too much flat; I prefer use plasticard...

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #93 on: 12 Mar , 2018, 01:14 »
Work in progress....

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #94 on: 15 Mar , 2018, 03:06 »
Not yet finished, but it starts to look something...




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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #95 on: 16 Mar , 2018, 14:48 »
Hi Fillipo,

Very nice work, it certainly is looking like something. I like that you have gone for the U 552 style rather than other boats.

Here is an image of U 552 -



Blue arrow - this shows a little circular shape

Purple arrow - this small hole was on the starboard side only (not port)

Red arrow - the large hole on starboard side only

Hope this helps and have a good weekend.

Cheers,

Dougie

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #96 on: 20 Mar , 2018, 03:37 »
Almost finished...some small particulars are still missing, but it looks already well....

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #97 on: 20 Mar , 2018, 10:28 »
Amazing! Really beautiful job and that accuracy!  :o

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #98 on: 25 Mar , 2018, 23:55 »
Still working on conning tower elements...
In the last photo is visible the wrong position of UZO on photoetched deck: I don't know exactly how modify the photoetched deck: opinions welcome....

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #99 on: 02 Apr , 2018, 10:06 »
Completed also the pressure conning tower cap....
Now I'm working on inside conning tower walls; Trumpeter repetaed the Revell's errors, and so, inexplicably, the air inlets ducts are less wie then the outside gratings....so I decided to enlarge the ducts...
I also removed the plastic vertical planks from inside tower walls, because I want to do them from wood, as real....
Stay tuned....