Sovereign of the Seas (Mantua) by Nj0rdr

DenisR

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Thank you Uwe.
The next update is sooner than expected: One half is already painted in black.
First picture is halfway done the second the completely painted port side.


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Hi Nj0rdr

You are doing a very nice build of the SOS.
I am not sure if the hull was painted black above the water line or not.
This is how I painted mine.

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Denis.
 

Nj0rdr

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Hi Denis,

It is amazing how many different versions of the same ship can exist. The only way to be sure is time travelling.
What I can say is that your model is looking amazing and shows really nice craftmanship.
 

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Hi Denis,

It is amazing how many different versions of the same ship can exist. The only way to be sure is time travelling.
What I can say is that your model is looking amazing and shows really nice craftmanship.
Thank you for them kind words Nj0rdr.

Denis.
 

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Looking superb, I am really liking this kit and will have to see if my wife will let my buy a belated 40th birthday gift. Fantastic work and I like the LED idea, have you ever thought of using fiber optic lighting as I have used it in the past in 1/32nd aircraft kits, its small enough to still keep in scale it's just trying to get the colour correct for period ship models 65k white just doesn't work
 

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Thank you all for the kind words.
I have to say that the LEDs I am using can be much more improved like using much smaller SMD LEDs, but they are okay as a first try.
Had a lot of time during this weekend and I finished the decorations of two more bulkheads.

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Thank you all for the kind comments.

A small update from my side. I finished builing the rear gallerie and also painted it black on the outside and red on the inside.
See one picture unpainted and the next including the black paint on the outside

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Thank you all for the kind words. But there is still a long way to go. At the moment I have put my focus on the bow section, which is really a pain in the ass with the precut parts. But I will update ysou when I have something to show.
 
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