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Michael 400Wed May-21-14 06:35 AM
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#7154, "Olympic (1913) and other models in Scale 1:100"
Fri May-23-14 05:06 AMby Michael 400

          

Hello all,

as a private modeler I am building since several years on my Titanic model with some smaller models all in scale 1:100 for size comparison. I also started to complete a second set of parts (winches, bollards, lifeboats, etc., etc.) for my Olympic in the same scale. It will show the ship somewhat after March 1913 after her Refit with the complete set of 68 boats, but before her larger side anchors were installed on 31st January 1914. I work to some H&W plans and a lot of books and plans from the experts of this site, with new details come to light every week since many years. So the Olympic and Titanic models will be about 28,2 cm wide at the bilge and 28,8 cm at the boat deck incl. plating, etc. Fortunately I started with Titanic from the beginning with these dimensions and the correct lines plan. But with the lot of information updated regarding Titanic in the last years, I worked parallel on the smaller models too and waited a while with Titanic.

The materials are plywood, glass reinforced epoxy resin, soldered brass, etc. on larger parts and polystyrene on some small parts like winches, etc.

I am still working on the completion of all the small items, which are mainly complete for the smaller models, then completing the smaller models, then Titanic. After that I will built the Olympic. A lot of fittings for both liners are complete, built mainly from scratch, own brass etchings and resin parts. Actually I am working to cast some parts in tin like anchors, ventilator motors and the Welin davits. I will show you some small items from time to time with some description, before starting with the assembly.

In the three photographs below you see models for the Hall anchors (5, 8, 11, 15,5 tons from left to right) to cast in tin. The 5 and 11 ton I do not need now, the 8 and 15,5 tons are for Olympic and Titanic.

The bridge fronts (with extended wing cabs) show the curvature beginning at the outer bridge front windows.

The rudder shows the larger zinc stripe of Olympic (or Titanic, if you will) since March 1912 (see Simon Mills Books RMS Olympic and HMHS Britannic showing broader zinc stripes than Olympic's in 1911: Olympic March 1912 with missing propeller blade in dock, Britannic on the stocks).

I have edited this post and added two more pictures. These older ones show the Titanic with some sort of diorama (I have some gray hairs now). This stuff is now packed away until the fittings for all are finished. I expext to be busy for another ten years for the completion of the models.

Best regards,

Michael

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