My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  Gordon on Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:46 pm

    amazing

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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon May 02, 2016 5:08 pm

    Hangar Ceiling , including lights completed...this is a dry fit...here's how it was done...Thanks David Smile....now the fun starts populating
    the hangar with aircraft...equipment and personnell Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile















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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  bcauchi on Mon May 02, 2016 5:30 pm

    Outstanding work Louis. Its unbelievable that it is such a small scale. Well done, you outdo yourself with every new model.

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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  Ray on Thu May 05, 2016 3:43 pm

    Looks like the real thing ja Pecluq Nannu bounce cheers Shocked Rolling Eyes albino

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    For posterity

    Post  in nannu pec on Fri May 06, 2016 5:09 pm

    For Posterity Pics will follow soon before the hangar is sealed and the ceiling laid on Smile Smile




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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  in nannu pec on Fri May 06, 2016 5:58 pm

    And here Are the pics...me thinks it will look better once the ceiling is on sealed and the LED's switched on lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!






















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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  Gordon on Fri May 06, 2016 6:07 pm

    woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow

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    Post  Ray on Sat May 07, 2016 9:33 pm

    Amazing as always Nannu Pecluq cheers cheers cheers

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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon May 09, 2016 5:02 pm

    Finally got the wiring system all done...so many friggin wires... scratch scratch scratch scratch scratch got them going first time Yeay !!! Smile Smile
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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  bcauchi on Tue May 10, 2016 5:58 pm

    Its the real thing Lou, cannot emphasize enough how nice it is. Just one word of advice, if you are using self adhesive strips of LED's for the ceiling lighting make sure you fasten/glue them in place. Don't rely on the sticky glue on the backside, i have had such strips sag and fall especially when in use because the heat generated will loosen the glue. Don;t take that chance it will be impossible to fix afterwards.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Tue May 10, 2016 6:05 pm

    Thanks for your kind comments, Brian....yes already seen to the problem ...I lined the edges of the tape with superglue Smile and the lights will be softened as well got a remote dimmer contraption....or whatever it's called ...lol
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    Post  bcauchi on Wed May 11, 2016 4:26 pm

    Prosit again Lou, amazing work

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:28 pm

    Maybe I will get it ready for our next Expo....








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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  Gordon on Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:52 pm

    wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow

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    Post  Ray on Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:55 pm

    Amazing as always ja Pecluuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuq cheers Evil or Very Mad Twisted Evil

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    Stern more or less complete

    Post  in nannu pec on Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:46 pm

    Stern more or less complete......leading edge has to be refined...added some rust stins for more realism.....decal has to be moved a tad to starboard and the USS has to be removed.





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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  Ray on Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:23 am

    Amazing as usual ja Nannu Pecluq cheers

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    Post  in nannu pec on Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:51 pm

    Progress maybe I will get this beast ready soon....Hull more or less ready minus elevators safety nets...the island will go on easier....few more stuff to add on...Had to rebuild fresnel lense from scratch....kit's offering way too incorrect...








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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:21 am

    Progress maybe I will get this beast ready Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad ...Island finally attatched to Top Deck minus rigging ...catwalks completed as well..













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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:34 pm

    Prosit Lou Excellent, the interior is second to none, it is amazing and looks just like out of a movie clip, outstanding work.......as usual.

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    Post  Ray on Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:52 pm

    Amazing work as always Nannu Pecluuuuuuuuuuq cheers Twisted Evil bounce

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    Post  in nannu pec on Fri Jul 22, 2016 5:19 pm

    Island and surroundings, starboard side more or less ready....now the fun begins..populating the top deck with aircraft.... yellow gear and deck crew....will soon finish this beast and it will be lit up like a Christmas tree lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!





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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  kpnuts on Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:04 pm

    Incredible work, truly masterful

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    Re: My new project..USS Nimitz CVN 68 1976

    Post  bcauchi on Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:47 pm

    You're the best Lou, amazing work, truly your best so far, this is totally outstanding.

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    nearlly finished

    Post  in nannu pec on Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:35 pm

    Not yet complete another 6 phantoms F4U's to go on...still on their way from Australia ..taking quite some time Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad once they're done will attach the beast to the seascape and put the Christmas lights on Smile Smile Smile lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

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