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About USS_ESSESS

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  • Birthday 11/10/1990

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    Rostock, Germany
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    Ships. Yep. That sums it up :)

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  1. Thanks! No, I haven‘t (yet)... I already have 2 pretty big Armies, Ultramarines and Deathguard/Nurgle Deamons. And as the new Indomitus Box Set was too good to not get it I now also have 1000 Points of Necrons... Way too many Models to paint and far too little time... I guess I should post an update sometime soon...
  2. Is that the trace of a launched torpedo we see there? Looks brilliant!
  3. Damn... being a ships engineer this mistake is a no no for me will correct it immediately
  4. I‘m missing the 1/144th one in this most impressive list!
  5. Hi Folks, I'm back! after the above mentioned half mental breakdown I stayed away from the hobby room for a couple of days. With all this social distancing and travel restrictions I was able to enjoy my hometown for the first time without tourists... I could get used to that! But on to modelling: I just did not feel like going on with the girders after I managed to crush one section AGAIN (no pictures of that this time) but I swear I will get this to a pleasant result, eventually... I thought I might start with
  6. Is it all fixed in place yet? just asking as I’m imagining the horrors of masking all this intricate detail...
  7. That’s exactly what came out of my mouth! Just WOW!
  8. Yesterday was not a good day! It all started off quite innocent. filling some ejector pins, glueing some plastic.... but then I decided it was time to fix the girders... My idea: fix it with some CA to the flight deck and just tweak it a little... so far so good, right? Hell no! I died a little on the the inside! so after some considerable time and the appropriate amount of strong language it was time to disassemble everything wich is pretty easy as you just need to heat it up and everything pops right off. I tried to straighten the damaged part a
  9. Thank you everyone for the suggestions! I was hoping to find a solution that does not include undoing the soldering... but I might have to bite the bullet there... The last days where unusual stressfull for me, as my beloved girlfriend is now in home office... so I did not have as much modeling time as I wished... but today I was able to sneek into the hobby room for a few hours! And I went on with the bridge contruction. After sanding the filled ejection marks flush I assembled the plastic parts and added most of the PE for ease of painting I kept it in two pieces
  10. Well my next move looks really similar to the last one I continued with the next bit of girder: then I had the great idea to check the fitment... looks okay... trumpeter planed the whole kit already with the additional PE set and made slots where the PE sits... time to check the fitment with the deck... hmm... when I align the feet from the third one to the deck the front looks like this... not good! this might be the reason. Does Anyone have a solution how I can straighten it so it fits both top and bottom??? As I'm hoping you can
  11. Your wait is over! regarding the girders, Trumpeters PE is generally very soft and flimsy brass... when it's not bent it wobbles a lot, seen here from above: but when bend and soldered it is really strong I'm not quite sure if it's possible using CA that's why I went with soldering even if it takes longer and is more cleaning work. Now regarding the plating: the plating is quite subtle, no huge craters as scribe lines and the elevation between the higher and lower plates is also plausible... there are some problem areas due to the slide mold
  12. I will take some close ups tomorrow morning. I think it looks pretty good but judging by the quality of your Danton build (am following since you started) you might have a higher standard than me...
  13. It's been too long since I was last active on this side of the forum... the last half year I did stray away from ships and tried myself in figure painting... but now the itch is back and I started with a whole new project. but wait! There is more: Here are some shots of the sprues and PE frets: I started with what I thought will be the hardest part. the girders under the flight deck. More for fun I did the first half of plastic to see how long it takes this lot took me 30 minutes including clipping them off the sprues filing them
  14. This was also my first thought! nicely painted!
  15. So my awesome Girlfriend surprised me with this: We are both huge Marvel fans and given my liking for the warhammer 40k tabletop she thought I might like this. Damn she was right!!! So I immediately had to start on it. Her favorite Hero of all is Captain America, so I started with him. The figures are nicely detailed but the mold could be a little more crisp. anyway here he is built: there were some gaps which I filled with vallejo plastic putty and after a coat of black followed by a white zenithal highlight he looks like this:
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