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    Post  bassplayer1 on Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:14 pm

    Hallo everyone!
    New to this forum and I thought I'd share with you a project that was finished last year. All made from scrutch, scale 1/48, length 135cm. Here is some photos of her in action!


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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:05 am

    I've seen this boat on another forum, it's beautiful...my congratulations Yannis.



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    Post  david f on Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:33 am

    Welcome to this Forum.

    I've been following your build on the Model Boat Mayhem forum.

    Beautiful work and a nicely performing sub!
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    Post  Hermann on Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:50 pm

    Congratulations for your nice model, it looks very authentic with its fine detailing and due to the photographs it performs obviously good. A real good work, especially when considering that it's built from scratch.

    Wish I had also such a fine pool here...

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    Post  bassplayer1 on Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:57 pm

    Thank you very much both for the wellcome and the nice coments! It's nice to be here sharing with you!
    Regards Yannis
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    Post  bassplayer1 on Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:00 pm

    Hermann wrote:Congratulations for your nice model, it looks very authentic with its fine detailing and due to the photographs it performs obviously good. A real good work, especially when considering that it's built from scratch.

    Wish I had also such a fine pool here...

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    Thank you very much Hermann, it's very kind of you!

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    Post  Hermann on Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:17 pm

    Hello Yannis,

    I really admire modellers like you who face the challenge and build their models from scratch. May be that's the old fashioned way of modelling but it gives you most satisfaction when your model operates reliable and performs as you have wished (I am only a little younger than you (56) and enjoy it most designing and building my models by myself. I've build a class 206A and a class 212A model (scale of the 212A is 1:43 giving 1,30m length).

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    Post  david f on Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:38 am

    Yes,it is very good that people are still scratch building. Otherwise a lot of more obscure/ less popular submarine types would never again see the light of day.
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    Post  bassplayer1 on Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:29 pm

    You are so right both of you!!! I totally agree with you my friends!!!
    And by the way here is some yesterday's photos taken by my son!


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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:31 pm

    That is one beautiful boat...
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    Post  bassplayer1 on Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:41 pm

    Thank you very much Richard!!!

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