Soleil Royal - ZHL 1/90 Scale by Paulb [COMPLETED BUILD]

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After 18 months, the monster is finished. Actually I had a great time, the ship went together pretty much without any problems. The material and plans were first rate. The only thing I could fault is the castings as they aren't up to todays standards as fantastic results can be achieved with 3D printing. I am really happy with the result and it looks great in my display room. My more complete build log is here:

On to the pictures….
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I'd like to take an opportunity and congratulate you on the completion of your beautiful model. It was a challenging but very interesting project, as the result, you are rewarded with such a wonderful model which will make a unique decoration to the place she will shine ON! Congrats!

BTW, what next??? Do you have a project in your mind?
 
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I'd like to take an opportunity and congratulate you on the completion of your beautiful model. It was a challenging but very interesting project, as the result, you are rewarded with such a wonderful model which will make a unique decoration to the place she will shine ON! Congrats!

BTW, what next??? Do you have a project in your mind?
Probably one of these:
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After 18 months, the monster is finished. Actually I had a great time, the ship went together pretty much without any problems. The material and plans were first rate. The only thing I could fault is the castings as they aren't up to todays standards as fantastic results can be achieved with 3D printing. I am really happy with the result and it looks great in my display room. On to the pictures….
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Outstanding work Paul
Congratulations for this beautiful achievement
 

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Very good work and my Congratulations for finishing your "monster"
We can see one wooden ship model kit from china - maybe we can expect this one?
 
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Congratulations Paul. I too have this kit and will start after HMS Unicorn and USS Arizona. Tell me please, where did you get the Atlas figures? Many thanks.
 
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Hi Paul

The ship looks great, as I said a few time during your thread. I have this thread saved. Will help me a lot in the future.

BTW, the mannequin on the last picture is dressed as.... What ?

And the words "Display room" plus that mannequin...... What else do you have there ???

Curiosity is killing me :) :) :)

Cheers Daniel !!!




After 18 months, the monster is finished. Actually I had a great time, the ship went together pretty much without any problems. The material and plans were first rate. The only thing I could fault is the castings as they aren't up to todays standards as fantastic results can be achieved with 3D printing. I am really happy with the result and it looks great in my display room. My more complete build log is here:

On to the pictures….
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Hi Paul

The ship looks great, as I said a few time during your thread. I have this thread saved. Will help me a lot in the future.

BTW, the mannequin on the last picture is dressed as.... What ?

And the words "Display room" plus that mannequin...... What else do you have there ???

Curiosity is killing me :) :) :)

Cheers Daniel !!!
Daniel - here are some pics of my display room. The first is the entrance, then clockwise around the room.IMG_2283.jpegIMG_2284.jpegIMG_2285.jpegIMG_2287.jpegIMG_2288.jpegIMG_2289.jpegIMG_2291.jpegIMG_2292.jpegIMG_2293.jpeg
 
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That came out so well , Congratulations. The Soleil Royal is one of my favorite ships. Am tossing up between building the Artesania Latina or ZHL kit. Guess I have been worried about the standard of the Chinese / English translated instructions.
 
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WOW PAUL !!!!!

Somehow I missed this posting answering my request. Fortunately I have seen it now.

WOW WOW WOW That is amazing.

Are those radio equipment working or just for display. Sorry my ignorance on the topic, as I do not understand if they are old/vintage or not.

Congratulations for such a nice room. Amazing !!!

Daniel
 
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