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The "Brass Bass" Steampunk display model in 1/32 scale

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  • The "Brass Bass" Steampunk display model in 1/32 scale

    If you check out this thread: you can see the base kit that I got from these talented builders. Immediately after I saw their postings I knew what I would do with a kit, and after I inquired and settled on a price, I ended up with one of their kits a short time later.

    Fast forward and I've just managed to complete the build. These are some "in-shop" shots, and I hope to do some beauty shots in the next short while along with a video, but for now I wanted to share what I had.

    Here are some of the features that I built into the model:

    -fully actuating forward fins
    -articulating rudder
    -moveable propellers
    -opening "Mouth" which is the access ramp for the salvage diver
    -working iris portal airlock
    -fully detailed wheelhouse
    -fully detailed airlock
    -LED lighting
    -easily separating hull halves for access for maintenance and batteries
    -working upper hatch

    I hope you enjoy!

    I have more photos on my site at

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    What knocked me to the floor was the bucket next to the water-tight door. It's often the 'little things' that breath life into a subject. What an imaginative alternation to an already far-flung subject. Well done, sir! You never cease to teach and entertain.

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


    • #3
      Seriously great Imagineering there, SubHuman!!

      First rate detailing, as David mentioned!! Attention to details
      makes all the difference. Well done!



      • #4
        A lot of fantastic detailing in that! Bob, the only thing missing is it being able to be put in water. I am so amazed at how this looks and really bring out the steam punk feel. Great work!
        If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.


        • #5
          Bravo Zulu. outstanding craftsman ship and enginearing. I would love to have a full scale Goliath grouper (Jewfish) to deploy in a few of my secret fishing holes here in the Keys. Some get up over 500 lbs. One like that could hold one or two people.Click image for larger version

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ID:	91409 fully articulating rover shark would be fun as well