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U-552 Trumpeter 1/48 static

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  • #76
    Drawers in control room: real thing, item in Trumpeter's box and my scratchbuilded one...
    Cheers...

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    • #77
      Originally posted by bianco64squalo View Post
      Drawers in control room: real thing, item in Trumpeter's box and my scratchbuilded one...
      Cheers...
      Beautiful work! So 'crisp'. You are a real Craftsman, sir.

      David
      "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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      • #78
        Cabinets under the table in control room: real thing, items in Trumpeter's box and my scratchbuilded ones...
        Cheers...

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        • #79
          The work on control room's equipments continues...now is the turn of water refrigerator:
          the Trumpeter item, the real thing, and my scratchbuilded one....
          Cheers

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          • #80
            The work on control room's equipments continues...now is the turn of torpedo equipment:
            the Trumpeter item, the real thing, and my scratchbuilded one....
            Cheers

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            • #81
              The desk column next to attack periscope casing on control room: the Trumpeter's item and my scratchbuilded one...
              The desk is made in real maple wood...
              Cheers

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              • #82
                Working on attack periscope casing on Control Room:
                the Trumpeter's items, the freal thing, and my scrathbuilded work, in progress....
                Cheers

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                • #83
                  Wow! Perfection!

                  David
                  "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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                  • #84
                    Amazing detail! That will pay off in the end.
                    If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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                    • #85
                      I've been watching your build for some time but just got around to registering. Your work is amazing but that periscope housing is a work of art. If mine turns out 1/10 as nice I'll be happy.

                      If I may ask, what are you using for your nut/bolt/washer detail?

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                      • #86
                        Hi everyone,
                        I will be absent from the forum for a while, maybe forever ...
                        My wife Margherita was hospitalized in neurology in Padua; they found a large mass on the frontal lobes of the brain ... the situation is very serious ... my heart is broken ...
                        If you can remember her in Vs. prayers.
                        I embrace you all.
                        Filippo

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                        • #87
                          I am praying as I type!
                          Filippo, here is my email, tchalfant at earthlink dot net, if you need someone to pray with or talk with. I am there if you need an ear.
                          May you both feel God's presence and His peace through this!
                          Peace,
                          Tom
                          Last edited by trout; 03-19-2019, 10:13 AM.
                          If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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                          • #88
                            Prayers for your wife and you.
                            Scott

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                            • #89
                              Hello to all; unfortunately the brain tumor left no way out for Margherita: after 5 months of struggle his body gave up and died, at 53 years old. I am broken, my heart is broken, probably I will no longer approach the modeling ... for now nothing seems to make more sense to me ... for some time you have also been part of my family: I love you and I greet you all.
                              Filippo

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                              • #90
                                Filippo, I am devastated to hear of your loss. I'm sorry that cancer has claimed yet another victim and taken your wife from your life. If there is anything that we as a group, or I as an individual can do for you, please be sure to let us know...

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