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General Ship Modeling: Bases & Water Effects
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HMS's Penelope and Eskimo 1940
Biggles2
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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 09:37 AM UTC
Flyhawk's Penelope and Trumpeter's Eskimo (much modified and improved) on patrol around April 11, 1940, near Vestfjord, Norway.



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ChurchSTSV
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Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM UTC
I like it! More photos and some in color would be nice. I love seeing the details!
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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:24 AM UTC
I agree - your builds look great, and the black and white photo effectively conveys period atmosphere, but I'd also like to see some more details and color too, please!

Biggles2
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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 02:12 AM UTC
You axed for it!



















The Penelope was built OOB - it's so good! Eskimo, on the other hand, needed a corrected forecastle sheer-line, all the armaments, torpedoes, etc. were replaced with 3D printed items, and extra's from Flyhawk kits. The PE from WEM. The masts were replaced with brass rod.
Enjoy!


I decided to paint Penelope Admiralty Gray because there's no definitive evidence (either pictorial or written) as to what colors she was in prior to running aground. Rather than be criticized for inventing a fantasy color scheme, I elected to be criticized for Admiralty Gray!
ChurchSTSV
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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 03:02 AM UTC
Dat rigging doe!!

Great job!
jimb
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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 01:31 PM UTC
Those are awesome. Very well done.

Jim
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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 06:47 PM UTC
They're superb. Great detail and looking very much in period without tinted style photos.

cheers
Michael
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Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 04:19 PM UTC

Quoted Text

...Rather than be criticized for inventing a fantasy color scheme, I elected to be criticized for Admiralty Gray!



No criticism here - your scheme looks great!

RussellE
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Posted: Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 09:41 AM UTC
Awesome!