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birdaj2
#81 Posted : 21 June 2022 21:07:47

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Very nice looking model you have taking shape John.

Tony
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John Passmore
#82 Posted : 02 August 2022 13:27:40

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delboy271155 wrote:
Very impressive John.

WTG ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp


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Hi Derek

Thanks for looking in and the nice words...BigGrin

Yeah - it's hard, especially as there's lots of ambiguities, anomalies and errors on the drawing to figure out...Blink

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JohnP
John Passmore
#83 Posted : 02 August 2022 13:29:51

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birdaj2 wrote:
Very nice looking model you have taking shape John.

Tony


Hi Tony

Many thanks for the compliment.

July 2022 progress in the pipeline...BigGrin

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John Passmore
#84 Posted : 02 August 2022 13:34:42

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Hi Everyone

July 2022 progress hereunder:

Made all the components for the navigation deck...the bit on the back is a verandah, I've had to guess how it goes as drg is not very clear...Blink Blink

Installed the completed Navigation deck...BigGrin

Bridge and Wheelhouse is next...BigGrin

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174. Midships stairway.JPG
175. Midships stairway installed.JPG
176. Nav, Deck & Superstructure components. July-22.JPG
178. Superstructure bulkheads fitted. Jul 2022.JPG
179. Nav. deck bulkheads fitted Jul 2022.JPG
180. Nav deck Jul 2022.JPG
181. Nav deck with funnel base July 2022.JPG
182. Navigation deck installed Jul-2022.JPG
183. Navigation deck installed Jul-2022.JPG
184. Navigation deck installed Jul-2022.JPG
185. General view Jul-2022.JPG
delboy271155
#85 Posted : 02 August 2022 19:11:02
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Hi John, BigGrin

This is amazing considering what you have to work from.

ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp

Keep up the good work.


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John Passmore
#86 Posted : 10 December 2022 05:17:42

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delboy271155 wrote:
Hi John, BigGrin

This is amazing considering what you have to work from.

ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp ThumpUp

Keep up the good work.


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delboy271155
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Hi Derek

Thank you for the kind and understanding words. Yes there are a lot of ambiguities on the plan....Blink
Progress update following shortly...BigGrin

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JohnP
John Passmore
#87 Posted : 10 December 2022 05:23:39

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Hi Everyone

I've been a bit crook for the past couple of months but have a little progress since August...Cool

Fitted the wheelhouse, made the complete front of the superstructure window panels, then fitted...BigGrin
Some tweaking work to be done before I can move on...Blink

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186. Bridge-Wheelhouse Aug-2022.JPG
187. Bridge-Wheelhouse Aug-2022.JPG
188. Bridge-Wheelhouse Aug-2022.JPG
189. Bridge-Wheelhouse Aug-2022.JPG
190. wheelhouse & stairway. Nov 2022.JPG
191. fwd superstructure windows panel. Nov 2022.JPG
192. fwd superstrcture window panel. Nov 2022.JPG
193. fwd superstructure panel. pinned. Nov 2022.JPG
194. fwd superstructure panel. fitted. Nov 2022.JPG
195. Hull view. Nov 2022.JPG
196. Hull view. Nov 2022.JPG
delboy271155
#88 Posted : 15 December 2022 12:14:11
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Hi John, BigGrin

All looking very good from here.

Cool Cool Cool

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John Passmore
#89 Posted : 22 March 2023 14:57:44

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delboy271155 wrote:
Hi John, BigGrin

All looking very good from here.

Cool Cool Cool

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delboy271155
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Hi Derek
Thanks for looking in and the nice comment. Bit more progress coming now.

Regards
JohnP
John Passmore
#90 Posted : 22 March 2023 15:01:26

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Hi Everyone

After a break, a bit of progress for March 2023

Building the funnel. After a little trial and error, built it like a layer cake...Laugh

Painting next report

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197. Building the funnel March 2023.JPG
198. Building the funnel March 2023.JPG
199. Building the funnel March 2023.JPG
200. Building the funnel March 2023.JPG
201. Building the funnel March 2023.JPG
202. Building the funnel March 2023.JPG
203. Funnel complete March 2023.JPG
204. Funnel complete March 2023.JPG
205. Funnel complete March 2023.JPG
Markwarren
#91 Posted : 22 March 2023 17:26:33

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That is amazing work John.Love Love
John Passmore
#92 Posted : 02 April 2023 13:31:33

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Markwarren wrote:
That is amazing work John.Love Love


Thanks Mark, a little progress following

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John Passmore
#93 Posted : 02 April 2023 13:36:04

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Hi Everyone

Completing the funnel - all painted in Cunard colours and style as Port Line was a subsidiary of Cunard and all funnels were painted alike...BigGrin

Foghorn, access ladder and inspection platform made and fitted...BigGrin

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206. Funnel painted Apr 2023.JPG
207. Foghorn access ladder Apr 2023.JPG
208. Access ladder fitted Apr 2023.JPG
209. Funnel trial fit Apr 2023.JPG
210. Funnel trial fit Apr 2023.JPG
delboy271155
#94 Posted : 05 April 2023 20:18:53
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Taking shape nicely John. WTG

Cool Cool Cool


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birdaj2
#95 Posted : 13 April 2023 19:39:34

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Hi John

Hope life is treating you well.

Not often i “tune” in these days but glad i did tonight to see your updates.

Some very neat and tidy work. Your model is looking very fine; hope it continues well for you.

Tony
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darbyvet
#96 Posted : 13 April 2023 21:17:25

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just looked at this whole build.Amazing work.Look forward to more updates

Carl
John Passmore
#97 Posted : 27 May 2023 07:51:39

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birdaj2 wrote:
Hi John

Hope life is treating you well.

Not often i “tune” in these days but glad i did tonight to see your updates.

Some very neat and tidy work. Your model is looking very fine; hope it continues well for you.

Tony

Hi Tony

Thanks for your kind words of encouragement - hopefully approaching some easier work now for a while...Blink

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JohnP
John Passmore
#98 Posted : 27 May 2023 07:55:28

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darbyvet wrote:
just looked at this whole build.Amazing work.Look forward to more updates

Carl

Hi Carl

Aye - it's more difficult than I'd bargained for - but, getting there...BigGrin
May 2023 progress following

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JohnP
John Passmore
#99 Posted : 27 May 2023 08:01:07

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Hi Everyone

Following is progress for May 2023...

* Viewing Deck and Nav. Deck handrails installed...Cool
* Stairway handrails fitted...Cool
* Radio antenna's, Engine Room skylight, Engine Room equipment hoist, Ventilators and spare Prop fitted...Cool

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211. making Engine Room Skylight-Access Hatch. Apr.2023.JPG
212. making Engine Room Skylight-Access Hatch Apr.2023.JPG
213. Port Adelaide Apr. 2023.JPG
214. Port Adelaide Apr. 2023.JPG
215. Nav. & Viewing Deck equip added. May.2023.JPG
216. Nav. & Viewing Deck equip added May.2023.JPG
217. Nav. & Viewing Deck equip added May.2023.JPG
218. Nav. & Viewing Deck equip added May.2023.JPG
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