Kit review 1/200 SMS Seydlitz

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I have always liked the battleships of the First World War, especially the Germans, but I did not find what I was looking for, there were some at 1/350 scale, but they were small, then there were the gpm ones on paper, but it was not exactly what What I wanted, and then the mz modellbau models at 1/100 scale, too expensive for me, so in the end I thought about making one from the gpm ones, changing paper for plastic and wood, searching through the gpm on the internet I came up with this What if I was interested
I had doubts because I had never seen something like this, but from the photos it seemed promising, so I ended up buying it and a few days ago I received it, it has cost me 420 euros plus 33 customs so it's not bad, comparing it with the closest thing there is , the trumpeter kits to which you have to add some set of improvements such as photo-etched parts, barrels and wooden cover, here everything comes, plus the accessories to build it motorized for rc
It seems that it is made with a 3d printer, and it does not have the quality of one in plastic, but it is not so bad
Well, having said all this, I start the presentation
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the box as it arrived
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inside two boxes with the photo-etched parts, parts of the cover and the instructions
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the two halves of the hull, which contain the small parts and the parts of the superstructure as well as the propeller shafts, the horns and some other accessories, everything is wrapped in bubble wrap, the packaging is not very elaborate
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the two halves together, almost a meter long
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the stern above and below
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the bow, top, bottom and side
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different parts of the superstructure, chimneys and small parts
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artillery towers and boats
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some parts of the covers
 

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second part photoetched

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barrels, masts and other turned parts
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and already the part of the propulsion
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instructions, some sheets
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and that's all, I think that in general it is fine, maybe it does not have the quality of a plastic kit, but with some improvements I will have a good result
 

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Many Thanks for sharing the content of this kit with us - it is looking like a very interesting kit
I am looking forward to see your work on this model - will be fun to build and for us fun to watch :cool:
 

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I wonder why they would bother with four engines on a RC model.
Just power the two outside props, it should be more than enough.
Unfortunately some RC-modelers like it fast sailing over the lake
I do not like these models (the fast ones) because often the speed is absolutely out of scale
 

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I have always liked the battleships of the First World War, especially the Germans, but I did not find what I was looking for, there were some at 1/350 scale, but they were small, then there were the gpm ones on paper, but it was not exactly what What I wanted, and then the mz modellbau models at 1/100 scale, too expensive for me, so in the end I thought about making one from the gpm ones, changing paper for plastic and wood, searching through th
Hallo @benji
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