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30th U-boat Flotilla
maartenboersma
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Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 09:26 PM UTC

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That is amazing.


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Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 07:14 PM UTC
That is amazing.
maartenboersma
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Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 08:47 AM UTC

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Maarten, jou may try Krikke Modelbouw in Groningen.
They have quite an amount of loose parts for shipmodels in various scales.

https://www.modelbouwkrikke.nl/contents/nl/d1735_Blokken-Katrollen-Schijven.html



Bedankt Paul,

Orded the Following

Klompblok Plastic 1R 8 mm from # aeronaut
These will work.
maartenboersma
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Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 08:42 AM UTC

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Fantastic work Maarten, and absolutely in the correct forum. Looking at that last image of the hatch and around its opening – so THAT’S what “scratch”-building means. Really looking forward to your non-exciting harbo*r weathering skills too, sounds like a great title for a book like Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance



I actually read that book
Thanks Tim,
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Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 04:02 AM UTC
Maarten, jou may try Krikke Modelbouw in Groningen.
They have quite an amount of loose parts for shipmodels in various scales.

https://www.modelbouwkrikke.nl/contents/nl/d1735_Blokken-Katrollen-Schijven.html
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Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 02:38 AM UTC
Fantastic work Maarten, and absolutely in the correct forum. Looking at that last image of the hatch and around its opening – so THAT’S what “scratch”-building means. Really looking forward to your non-exciting harbo*r weathering skills too, sounds like a great title for a book like Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 07:41 AM UTC
Hi Al

I have the beading cord ,it has a thin metal wire attached to it for easy threading.
And yes thats the word i was looking for.... rigging blocks
maartenboersma
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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 07:35 AM UTC
The cables are called jumping wires but i don't know what these blocks are called in English.

And these on Shapeways don't look remotely like how they should look like .

Any way a big thanks for your suggestions

The front wire was the transmitting antenna and the two aft wires for the receiving antenna

''Isolatoren und Drahtantenne''

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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 07:35 AM UTC
At the moment i am struggling to figure out how to make
(realistic looking) the cables with the .....? dont know the English word for it so here's a picture. {Quoted}

I did the Bronco Type XXVII in 1/35th scale. For the cable I used a product intended for making jewelry at home, it's called 'beading cord'. You can find it in any Arts & Craft type store, or on-line. It comes in different diameters and is nylon. It responds to super-glue, and can be painted and dry-brushed. For the insulators, I used white metal rigging blocks from a company called Bluejacket Shipfitters. I'm sure there are others who have a similar product. Al
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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 02:59 AM UTC
Alternatively, you can also find some 3D-printed ones on Shapeways :

https://distefano3dprint.com/collections/1-35-scale/products/1-35-dkm-rigging-isolator-set

H.P.
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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 02:32 AM UTC
Hi Maarten,

Those are insulator blocks...they were made of glass and were a brown green in color.

You can use model ship single rigging blocks, just choose the ones that
are similar in shape and paint accordingly. You may have to do a little filing to get
them exact.

https://www.syrenshipmodelcompany.com/boxwood-rigging-blocks.php#!/5-32-4-mm-Single-Sheave-BOXWOOD-Rigging-Blocks-25-per-pack/p/24609877/category=5764703

Cheers,
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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 02:05 AM UTC

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dont know the English word for it so here's a picture



I guess these are isolators.



H.P.
maartenboersma
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Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 01:14 AM UTC
Thanks for the nice reactions,really appreciate it


At the moment i am struggling to figure out how to make
(realistic looking) the cables with the .....? dont know the English word for it so here's a picture ,

for the moment i give it up and will come back to it .... looks real simple


The Boat is 122 cm long about 48+ inches
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:01 PM UTC
Holy smokes !!! Just when you think you have seen everything in modeling something like this comes along. Truly outstanding Maarten ! In 1/35th this must be a huge diorama. Any dimensions ?

Please keep us posted with progress images and thanks for sharing !
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 01:53 PM UTC
Awesome scratch building skills, looking frwd to your progress!

Regards
Dave
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:17 AM UTC
Very impressive scratch-building skills. Looking forward to seeing more. Al
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 11:07 AM UTC
Excellent Job!!!
Congratulations, Omar
maartenboersma
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 09:01 AM UTC
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 06:33 AM UTC
very impressive work. glad you posted here.

Happy Modeling,
zon
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 05:54 AM UTC
I love the deck activity... or the lack there of, in the case of that slacker sitting on the railing! Lol! Very original work! Looking forward to more!

Cheers🍺
—mike
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 03:39 AM UTC
Now, that's impressive!
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 02:18 AM UTC
Another thumbs-up for being in the right forum. This is really some stunning work so far! Look forward to seeing your progress.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 01:17 AM UTC
I personally think you are in the exact right forum!
This is a tremendous piece of work here! Very impressive. You are giving Mr Tim a run for his scratchbuilding money!
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 01:01 AM UTC
Outstanding craftsmanship Piet !!!
I wouldn't worry about it belonging in dios . There are plenty of plane , helicopter and civilian dios .
You're building a scene with a story line not a stand alone sub .
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Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 12:27 AM UTC
Idea for the Diorama is,
The boot is being supplied with food for there next War patrol against Russian shipping.
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The deck and bridge Hatches are 3D printed .
(Made by Super Nashwan Miniatures at shapeways)

A bit of historie about the type II U boat's in the Black sea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30th_U-boat_Flotilla