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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #30 on: 22 May , 2017, 00:20 »
Work in progress:

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #31 on: 25 May , 2017, 23:14 »
The work on forward torpedo tubes continues....

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #32 on: 28 May , 2017, 23:18 »
Forwar pressure hull end cap, not yet finished...

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #33 on: 05 Jun , 2017, 05:37 »
Continues the work on hull:
- modified the flooding holes under forward torpedo tubes;
- modified th flloding holes above the torpedo tubes;
- shortened the torpedo shutter doors.
Opinions welcome.
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Filippo


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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #35 on: 07 Jun , 2017, 07:49 »
Hi Falo,
I didn't know about these new Eduard's photoetchings set, but I already bought these:
http://rcsubs.cz/index.php/photo-etched-sets/20-sets-for-u-boat-viic-1-48-trumpeter-06801
The Subs set is of equal quality of Eduard set, and so I cannot buy both of them.....

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #36 on: 03 Jul , 2017, 02:37 »
Despite the great hot weather in the attic where I have my work postation, I'm still working on the hull surface, because, until it was not completed, every work on inside is exposed to breakage or damages....
I completed the modify to the drainage holes near torpedo tubes and I started the opening of the deck hatches, visible through the Subs deck photoetchings....


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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #37 on: 16 Jul , 2017, 23:46 »
Modified the ejector draining holes, wrong in position...later I'll modify also the joint between the pressure hull and the external case, in bow section, wrong too...
Start to cut off the plastic deck for replacing with photohetched one, and started the work of sanding the internal hull, visible in my model...

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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #38 on: 28 Aug , 2017, 03:08 »
Some progress on internal part of the hull; the ribs, at the end, will be visible only from outside, through the drainage holes....
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Re: Trumpeter 1/48 U-552
« Reply #39 on: 11 Sep , 2017, 11:27 »
Very cool! Looking for some more progress! Keep going!

best regards

Sascha