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    A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

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    Dr.Schmidt
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    A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

    Post  Dr.Schmidt on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:09 pm

    Before I started my RC project, I basically rediscovered my love for submarine models by building static models. This is my masterpiece. I took a 1:72 scale Type IIb model and from scratch converted it to a highly detailed cut-away model. The interior is completely designed in 3D using CAD. The design is based on a basic overview drawing of the boat and photos from the interior of the original that I found online. All parts are made by 3D printing and are detailed with photo etched parts.









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    Re: A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

    Post  Dr.Schmidt on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:42 pm





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    Re: A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:47 pm

    That's bloody clever!
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    Re: A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

    Post  david f on Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:30 am

    That's really good.
    I wonder if putting in figure or two would improve it or not? (It would give a better idea of scale, perhaps.)

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    Re: A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

    Post  Dr.Schmidt on Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:54 am

    Just a matter of personal preferences. I like my models without figures, more or less as technical displays. So I never add figures. But I agree, the dimensions would be easier to grasp with some folks as reference.
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    Re: A scratch build Type IIb cut-away

    Post  profesorul on Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:02 pm

    MANN LOOKS GORGEOUS.CONGRATULATIONS.

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