Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:08 pm


    You sure know how to pick your ships Lou, that is a magnificent looking ship. It is so attractive and is going to look fantastic on that base. I am dying to see how you are going to make the icebergs!!

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:34 pm

    bcauchi wrote:
    You sure know how to pick your ships Lou, that is a magnificent looking ship. It is so attractive and is going to look fantastic on that base. I am dying to see how you are going to make the icebergs!!
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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:41 pm

    Already looking beautiful ...welldone Nannu.........cheers 

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  Tancred on Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:51 pm


    Proset Louis, looking very good Cool 


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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  Ray on Mon Sep 23, 2013 10:59 pm

    Welldone Nannu Pecluq Kollok lol!

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    Bergs !

    Post  in nannu pec on Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:04 am

    this is how it was done....bergs were fashioned out of polystyrene...coated in plaster and then given various coats of white molten wax and enchanced with a light blue coloured molten wax...salt was added . When they dried the salt crystalized and it gave them that sugary look...
    exact shapes made out of blue tac and smeared with Vaseline and sea scape worked around them....still a couple of coatings of varnish to go and of course trim the bergs a bit











    now the final touches to the ship it self ...hopefully will bring it with me next Wednesday

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    Post  in nannu pec on Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:05 am




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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  Ray on Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:00 pm

    Looks convincing enough for me Nannu Twisted Evil 

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  bcauchi on Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:35 pm

    Looks good Lou, prosit!

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    Post  skyhigh on Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:37 pm

    Yes lou, looks very convincing...Smile 

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    Post  iCocker on Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:57 pm

    Looks chilly Nan, prosit wonderful effect!

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  bcauchi on Sat Sep 28, 2013 2:48 pm

    Put in the ship Lou, let's see how it looks.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:34 am

    bcauchi wrote:Put in the ship Lou, let's see how it looks.

    soon soon my friend just put it in place this morning will take a few pics this afternoon...it's finally ready...will bring it with me next Wednesday Smile

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    Post  Ray on Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:31 am

    in nannu pec wrote:
    bcauchi wrote:Put in the ship Lou, let's see how it looks.
    soon soon my friend just put it in place this morning will take a few pics this afternoon...it's finally ready...will bring it with me next Wednesday Smile

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    Can't wait enough to see it in the "flesh" cheers

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:33 am

    in nannu pec wrote:
    bcauchi wrote:Put in the ship Lou, let's see how it looks.
    soon soon my friend just put it in place this morning will take a few pics this afternoon...it's finally ready...will bring it with me next Wednesday Smile

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    Yes lou , look foward to see this interesting ship and the icberg's......cheers 

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    completed 29th September 2013

    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:56 pm

    Finally finished ...unfortunately the pics don't show the two different delicate shades on the bergs...u can see it better in the flesh..hope u like pics












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    Post  Ray on Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:02 pm

    EVERYTHING SHOWS NANNU DON'T YOU WORRY cheers cheers cheers 

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:06 pm

    Thanks dear friend Smile_.....xxxx

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:21 pm

    Lou, i know you are not going to like my comment but now that i see the whole picture, there is something wrong with the icebergs and i think you are still in time to correct it. There is something not right and it is their shape. They are too rounded and regular. If you see some photos of small bergs, they have sharp edges and even straight faces and sides where they would have broken off the larger shape. I think that yours are too rounded. Just my opinion but i have been looking at them and saying that something is not quite right and i finally think i pinpointed it.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:38 pm

    yes I see your point .....they are actually melted dying icebergs ...floating remmenants of ice bergs that's why:)  ....that was my intention ....Icebergs would have been much higher and wud have taken the attention away from the model and I didn't want that. a ship of that small stature wouldn't go through the gauntlet of huge icebergs....I see your point mind you.... ...it's too late now Brian ....they are firmly fixed. and the seascape was worked around these floating pieces of ice...dying icebergs... melting icebergs...I don't know what to call them lol lol...I hope you can see my point.
    I hope you like the model anyway Smile

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:34 pm

    Wig how can i not like your model. It is maybe the best so far although the POLA was a beautiful project and not to be discarded. I see your point about the bergs. I love the ship. It is beautiful and contrasts so well with the sea. Detail is exquisite and its colours are really eye catching. Well done as usual!

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:29 pm

    thanks Brian am still in a fix whether to take the warspite or the Pola with me to UK....the pola is smaller...so no hastle but the warspite is nice as well more colour, Pola is a bit drab apart from the front stripes.......so still to decide ...Rina will carry the Varyag for me and I will carry whichever I decide to take of the two ...
    thanks for your kind comments dear friend Smile

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:41 pm

    On a funny note Brian vera ghandek ragun wahda minnhom giet qisa hobza ta ratal lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! 
    however it doesn't look that bad in the flesh ...Smile
    tanks habib Smile

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    Re: Russian Cruiser Varyag, My next project

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:55 pm

    Being IPMS UK, if they still judge the way they used to, i would go for the Warspite! i am sure that a British subject will earn you more marks. Just my opinion. i like them both but the work you did on the Pola is amazing and the whole setting with the part of the port is really eye catching and makes the whole model even nicer. Bit of a difficult choice. Still i think i would go with the Warspite.

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