Author Topic: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350  (Read 12694 times)

Offline Rod The Fixer

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I have had in the stash this old Trumpeter kit (2005) for quite some time ...

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I currently have this Concord publication as my only reference and I couldn't find any after market ... so I'll make the kit OOB ...


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Any further help is, as usual, welcome.

A quick look inside the "BIG" box:


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The aircrafts ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2023, 12:06:21 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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But you can make the Bastard work for it.


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2023, 12:36:10 AM »
The Photo Etched Metal Details "White design" are finally here ...


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Hull assembled ...


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Stern assembled ...


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Elevator safety barriers replaced ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2023, 12:36:48 AM »
Flight deck assembled ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2023, 04:48:43 AM »
Like to build this kit as 1/700 to sail with Mega-carrier.

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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2023, 01:42:11 AM »
Kit after a layer of Mr. Surfacer ...


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Deck edge rails sanded and replaced with the PE parts.


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2023, 04:35:50 PM »
Arrester wire guides sanded and replaced with the PE parts.


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Deck painted with base colours ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2023, 12:56:48 AM »
Deck painting ... phase 2


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2023, 09:37:08 PM »
Masking for white line painting ...


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I think the look of the deck is more realistic like this, rather than using decals ... what do you think?


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2023, 10:14:41 PM »
I think you're a brave man, masking that lot, but, yes, it does look better. :smiley:
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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2023, 10:52:20 PM »
Such a job, masking-painting came out perfecto  :smiley:

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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2023, 12:33:08 AM »
This is looking great! You'll definitely finish it before the Russians get the Kuznetsov back into operation.

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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2023, 02:38:41 AM »
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All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2023, 03:55:13 PM »
Painting Orange and Red Line ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2023, 05:26:55 PM »
I've (finally) finished the deck ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #16 on: April 13, 2023, 06:11:12 PM »
Lovely job, Rod! :smiley: 8)
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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2023, 01:01:03 AM »
Assembling Island ... phase 1


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2023, 02:50:14 PM »
 :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2023, 03:17:40 AM »
Fregat Radar assembling ...


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2023, 09:13:06 AM »
Better you than me! ;)
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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2023, 11:42:43 PM »
MR 320 Topaz 2D Radar


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MR 360 Podkat Fire Control Radar


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #22 on: May 03, 2023, 01:39:16 AM »
 :-\ :smiley:
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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #23 on: May 06, 2023, 08:33:55 PM »
Assembling the "island" ... phase 2


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Re: Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov - Trumpeter 1:350
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2023, 04:03:09 AM »
 8) :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."