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Art BraunschweigerFri Mar-30-12 07:30 AM
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Adam,

this is going to be a superb model by the time you get done. Easily a candidate for the Finished Models gallery, I think.

One thing that we're seeing more and more of here, as with your model, is a trend toward better research by the modeler as to proper paint colors and key modifications for accuracy. On your model, for example, it's obvious that you took the time to go through the Paint Reference on this site. Your hatch covers just look like canvas because you took the time to get that detail right. Same thing with your roof colors and such. And it goes without saying that the wooden decks, neatly applied, are worth their weight in gold.

I do have one suggestion with regard to the latter. See if you can lightly stain the planks between the chain races on the Fo'c'stle Deck to simulate the teak planking at that location. Ideally the planks should be wider here, but of course you can't change them at this stage. It goes without saying that you should experiment first on scrap pieces until you get the shade right, and are confident of applying the stain uniformly across the entire surface - otherwise the visual effect will be worse than doing nothing. I would use a very diluted stain; perhaps even a heavily thinned paint; if you attempt to use full-strenght stain directly, I'm afraid the wood will just absorb it too quickly to yield an even coloring - especially since you're working within confined borders and can't apply the stain across a wide area with a single continuous brush stroke.

I see you're moving one vent to its correct location -- there's another that needs to be moved, if you're so inclined. See the photo below. Also, depending on how much corrective work you want to go through at this stage, the notches in the raised roof on either side only existed on Olympic - these gaps were decked over on Titanic (although the alcoves beneath remained). The vents at these locations were also positioned directly over these gaps, by the way.





Should you choose not to make these corrections, it's certainly understandable, as you need to assess whether the quality of your fixes will be sufficiently undetectable.


Regards

Art Braunschweiger
TRMA Trustee

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