Author Topic: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat  (Read 2274 times)

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2017, 12:38:40 PM »
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline Robomog

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #16 on: September 28, 2017, 08:04:33 PM »
Definitely leave the top loose, you cant let all that excellent detailing go to waste !!

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2017, 03:10:02 AM »
Hi all well I've added more waves (run out of sealant now) still not sure I have enough waves yet, will live with it for a while I can always add more, it will look more realistic when I've added the foam and spray but I can't add that till I've finished the model.





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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2017, 11:35:14 AM »
Wow! :icon_surprised: That's coming along beautifully! 8)
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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #19 on: October 08, 2017, 11:55:46 PM »
Hi all well here is where it is now. I love the little lifeboat on the deck and have added the grab ropes to it, I drilled little holes in the side then inserted bits of telephone wire which I then draped the ropes over then glued them in place after which I cut the wire off.
After adding the inner parts at the rear of the cabin it would no longer fit on the deck properly after a lot of head scratching I found that the front edge of the added inner bits was fouling with the cabin wall (in hind sight I should have added that wall to the removable cabin) so I've had to shave a tiny bit of try it shave a bit more off and continue in that fashion till it finally fitted.








Still loads to do on this, it really is a great little kit I would put it up there with one of my favourites up with the likes of the Heller 1/8 traction avant or even the big 1/6 scale tamiya bike kits, it's a really great kit and well worth the money.

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2017, 12:31:25 AM »
Looking fantastic, mate! 8) :smiley: :smiley:
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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #21 on: October 09, 2017, 04:55:05 AM »
Looking fantastic, mate! 8) :smiley: :smiley:
+1  that looks gorgeous!!

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2017, 07:31:03 PM »
great way to display this type of boat.. doing exactly what it does

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #23 on: October 22, 2017, 10:59:03 PM »
Hi all soon be ready for the fine spray and completion I've added a thin coat of clear resin to the fore deck to show the wetness of it.

Got more of the safety railing on (I'm really enjoying this little kit everything has been a great fit and the detail is really great for such a cheap kit I hope someone brings out a PE set for this kit, it definitely deserves one.



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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #24 on: October 23, 2017, 02:28:12 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #25 on: October 25, 2017, 03:32:49 AM »
Hi all well its finished and i really enjoyed this little kit, it's well worth the money.





Offline finsrin

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2017, 08:52:18 AM »
Boat build is super  :smiley:
Diorama build is super  :smiley:
Together they are cool  8)
Appreciate build process pictures.

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #27 on: October 25, 2017, 09:32:55 AM »
Lovely build, mate! :smiley: :smiley: 8)

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Offline Robomog

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #28 on: October 25, 2017, 06:01:32 PM »
Niiiice !   ;)

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Re: Airfix 1/72 RNLI Severn Class Lifeboat
« Reply #29 on: October 25, 2017, 06:06:33 PM »
Thanks for the kind words fellas