New project USS Hornet CVS 12 Apollo 11 Recovery mission

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    New project USS Hornet CVS 12 Apollo 11 Recovery mission

    Post  in nannu pec on Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:23 am

    Well now the Graf spee is completed here is my new project....It's going to be a challenge...I t's an old Revell kit but you all know me...I love a challenge Smile
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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:43 am

    The Hornet butchered and quartered....had to re enforce the hull with aluminium bars as it was so terribly warped....not an easy task ...but as you all know I love a challenge Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy 
















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    Re: New project USS Hornet CVS 12 Apollo 11 Recovery mission

    Post  bcauchi on Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:18 am

    Already looking good Lou, you are right, that is a lot of work. I am sure that this is going to be another great project from your expert hands. Keep it up siehbi!!

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    Post  Ray on Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:45 pm

    Nannuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu do you LOVE a CHALLENGE by any means???????  affraid  affraid  affraid 

    Please REMIND us FREQUENTLY (TWICE in a ROW beneath EACH other in your induction posts  Sad  Sad  Sad ) Please lest we FORGET Suspect  Suspect  Suspect 

    JA PECLUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUQ  lol!  lol!  lol!   


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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:40 pm

    God bless you ..God be with you....... cheers 

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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:40 am

    Here are some pics how the bow and stern were corrected accordingly

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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:46 am

    STERN AFTER CORRECTION









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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:49 am

    AND HERE IS THE PORT SIDE OF THE HANGAR NOT YET COMPLETE










    NOW WILL TACKLE THE STARBOARD SIDE OF THE HANGAR Smile....THIS MODEL IS A CHALLENGE ( AGAIN RAY LOL LOL LOL ) BUT ENJOYING IT Smile

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    Post  Ray on Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:34 pm

    Challenge (did I read that word somewhere Evil or Very Mad ) is taking SHAPE nicely Ja Pecluuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuq Twisted Evil   

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    Post  Cyril. on Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:30 pm

    Comming on great Louis,

    Looks interesting.

    Prosit. cheers

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:40 pm

    beautiful work Lou, well done.

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    Post  smallia on Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:31 am

    Looks like a ton of work but I'm sure you'll pull it off. You always do !!!

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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:12 pm

    Here are some more pics of the nearly finished hangar...have started detailing the outer works















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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:37 pm

    Superb work as usual, i love this tiny detail you manage to fit in.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:56 pm

    I am really enjoying it Brian...by the looks of things this is going to be another Enterprise...but smaller Smile 
    best regards habib u Happy Easter to u and your loved ones if I don't see u today
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    Post  bcauchi on Thu May 01, 2014 4:30 pm

    Lovely work Lou, another masterpiece in the making. Looking really nice, love the electrics.

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    Post  Ray on Thu May 01, 2014 6:46 pm

    Wow that looks so cool  Cool cheers 

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    Post  skyhigh on Fri May 02, 2014 7:26 pm

    bcauchi wrote:Lovely work Lou, another masterpiece in the making. Looking really nice, love the electrics.

    X2 pls ......... cheers 

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    Post  ascomt on Sun May 04, 2014 9:53 am

    Prosit Lou

    I admire your perseverance in rendering this old and difficult kit into the true masterpiece that it will be - up to your usual sky high standards.

    Keep at it Lou.  cheers  
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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon May 05, 2014 5:16 pm

    Here is the Isolation chamber for the astronauts.....



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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon May 05, 2014 5:22 pm

    and here is the airwing some which have to go in the hangar before attaching the top[ deck to the hull of the vessel ...most aircraft had to be rebuilt completely using the odd prts from the kits offerings


















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