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adamskiiFri Mar-30-12 09:35 AM
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Thankyou for your comments Art. I am quite motivated by them to be even more dilligent - I cannot believe I did not translate what I was seeing in pictures and plans onto the model. I knew something was wrong with the alcoves - the Peter Davies;Garner model had me struggling to understand why the machinery on his compass platform deck looked so different to mine.

So heres some updates on fault Correction.

Firstly - the moving of the vent

first step is remove a large area of planking - the larger the area the less obvious there is a change made..



a suitable matching piece is cut from the left over matrix.



just for kicks this is how much was left over--- quite a bit.



I shave off the vent mounting plinth, and locate the inlay over the cut out



then square it off with sharp knife



to completely hide the seam, I will use pine wood putty in the joint, just like normal filler in plastic joins. Need to buy some putty tomorrow though.

The Alcove correction.

I will do the starport alcove first. It is the easier of the two to fix. (If I dont keep breaking the bench off) Can also see the first patch I did from the vent move- this patch is ordinary and unless the filler conceals it I will cut it out and try again.



I cutr back/ peel off some of the deck from area to be fixed - saving this peel for later. and then shave the vent plinth down to deck level.



cut out the alcove from being wedge shaped to being square - will make fitting a filler piece easier.



fit a filler block from sheet styrene strip. Sand it square.



I lay the old deck on some spare pieces and trim a new whole piece which includes the new ledge over the alcove.



lastly I paint the new section white, I should of airbrushed it foir consistency, but I brush painted it. Then fitted the new deck section.



In this pic you can see the 3 corrections ( 2 x deck replacements and the alcove repair). ALso I used the Toms photo etch fidley vents - they are much nice and better defined than the Academy ones - and I painted them black as it seems to be the colour commonly used oin the more researched models.



I also added some more detail to the fo'c'stle earlier, will attempt the stain tomorrow - I think simple matt varnish with a smoke tint will darken it slightly. First I want to verify what and where the black vent/grill is that goes between the chains is.



And added a couple more cranes to the poop and well decks aft.



So I hoppe those fixes are easy to understand- I really appreciate the heads up on those Art - It would of been harder to fix after the fittings and railings were added! I will do the port side alcove tomorrow. So many sub level details to add - all the little phot etch ladders for example. Definitely a time consuming project!

Thanks for reading folks.

Adam

  

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Adam Lehmann, 1/400 Titanic, Academy Anniversay Edition 14202 [View all] , adamskii, Mon Mar-12-12 01:08 PM
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