Tigerace`s Akagi

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Postby tigerace » Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:46 pm

Hi all just received pack five, so two more and i`ll start my build really looking forward to this :D
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby chill » Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:55 pm

A good model . Lots of positive reviews about it


Looking forward to a build diary . Have a k for starting
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:26 pm

hi all just thought i would put some photo`s of my Akagi build Image Image Image Image Image Image everything is only dry fitted at the moment going to transfer them to my build board and start gluing :superlglue:
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Postby Mark » Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:30 pm

Looking forward to this !! Have a Ki for starting a diary :Da
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:52 pm

thanks mark here`s a few photos of where i`m up too :D Image Image Image all frames now glued to board made simple jig for the bow and stern :D Image bow and stern :D Image Image Image Image and so onto the planking starting at the bow Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image here`s pack 11 Image thanks tigerace :D :D :D :D
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Postby Gundog » Mon Aug 17, 2015 5:28 pm

Looking good :D
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Postby casper » Mon Aug 17, 2015 6:31 pm

coming along nicely Tigerace :clap: :)
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Fri Aug 28, 2015 3:06 pm

thanks guys here`s where i`m up to now all the hull planking is complete! now on to shaping the hull after a rough sand :D Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:41 pm

hi everyone quick update the hull has had a rough sand and rebated &profiled the bottom started the hanger`s aswell :D Image[/URL] Image Image Image thankyou
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Postby steve131 » Sun Sep 27, 2015 12:53 pm

Coming along nicely :clap:
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby Eric » Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:26 pm

Great work there tigerace, it looks like they give you a lot of sanding work with this kit!
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Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:38 pm

thanks guys your right about the sanding Eric got arms like popeye now :laughing-rolling:
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:12 pm

i`ve nearly finished the fine sanding of the hull,also added the decks and belt armourand completed the bildgekeels started on the hangers and elevators aswell :D Image Image Image Image Image Image Image ImageImage Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
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Postby Mark » Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:48 am

Looking very good. You obviously had an extra helping of spinach !!
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Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:59 am

plenty cheer`s mark :D so hull and decks sanded temporay fitted the port side hangers :D Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
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Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:00 am

also pack 13 arrived :D Image
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:02 am

here`s the bow and central elevator and the components that will go inside :twisted: Image Image Image thanks
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby Gundog » Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:55 am

Looking good so far. k on the way. I've heard mixed reports about the quality of this one. How are you finding it?
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Re: Tigerace`s Akagi

Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:45 pm

the wood is really soft and the instructions could be a lot better also some fitting of the wooden parts are not quite accurate so careful lining up and sanding is the order. but it`s ok that`s modeling for you though :D
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Postby tigerace » Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:36 am

hi guy`s built up the bow elevator now for the central one :shock: Image Image Image Image Image more to follow :D
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