PaperModelers.com

Go Back   PaperModelers.com > > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-18-2015, 06:18 PM
edumalta's Avatar
edumalta edumalta is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 128
Total Downloaded: 0
DKM Scharnhorst 1:400

Good evening gentlemen,

I'm nearly finished with a 1:400 Scharnhorst (Prudenziatti's).

Unfortunately, I didn't keep track of the build from the beginning. So, my post will start with an already advanced building stage. The next one, I will photograph from the very beginning, promise!

I took a few pictures with cellphone camera, so the quality isn't that great. When I finish, I will use a better camera.

The first picture I'm showing is the main guns attachment. The turrets are not glued, they are on the deck for fitting purposes.
Attached Thumbnails
DKM Scharnhorst 1:400-cam00170.jpg  
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
  #2  
Old 01-18-2015, 06:24 PM
peter taft's Avatar
peter taft peter taft is offline
Forum Helper
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Nottinghamshire
Posts: 6,234
Total Downloaded: 106.23 MB
Thumbs up Great job

Beautiful and clean work on this remarkable Battleship. Keep up the good work. Not a bad picture from a mobile phone, but like you say...will be better with a proper camera. I made the Tirpitz, you might like to see that:

The Mighty Tirpitz WIP
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-18-2015, 06:49 PM
edumalta's Avatar
edumalta edumalta is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 128
Total Downloaded: 0
Hey peter! Thanks for stopping by. Your tirpitz looks incredible. These 1:400 scale models can drive you nuts with all the small parts. I built one tirpitz myself, but it was a plastic model from lindberg.

I can assure yours looks much more detailed.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-18-2015, 06:54 PM
peter taft's Avatar
peter taft peter taft is offline
Forum Helper
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Nottinghamshire
Posts: 6,234
Total Downloaded: 106.23 MB
Quote:
Originally Posted by edumalta View Post
Hey peter! Thanks for stopping by. Your tirpitz looks incredible. These 1:400 scale models can drive you nuts with all the small parts. I built one tirpitz myself, but it was a plastic model from lindberg.

I can assure yours looks much more detailed.
Thanks for the compliment Couldn't build them that small anymore, although with magnifiers possibly. I have a skin condition now that prevents me from handling paper/card so i am at a disadvantage which makes me very sad. Your model is fantastic, the better the kit the better the outcome.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-18-2015, 07:02 PM
Draco's Avatar
Draco Draco is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 694
Total Downloaded: 111.41 MB
You think 1/400 is small, try my Scharnhorst 1/700 scale! :-)

Now, The ship looks great. Wich camouflage are you using? Are you using only paper or another materials too?
__________________
Six 1/350 submarines, two sailing ships, eleven 1/700 ships plus one in drydock, thirteen 1/72 airplanes plus four in the assembly line, one space fighter, two 1/144 airplanes.
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
  #6  
Old 01-19-2015, 09:13 AM
edumalta's Avatar
edumalta edumalta is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 128
Total Downloaded: 0
Hello draco,

1:700 wow...i imagine the size of the seaplane on that one.

As for the camouflage, there isn't one. The ship is basically navy gray (different tones here and there). Except for the hull under the waterline, decks, launches and seaplanes, that are in different colours.

As for the materials, I printed the entire ship on a 160g paper, and thats it, no fancy stuff. The seaplanes are being build on a thinner 90g paper and I used sewing thread for the cranes cables.

I hope that answers it.

Regards!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-25-2015, 08:43 AM
edumalta's Avatar
edumalta edumalta is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 128
Total Downloaded: 0
After the installation of the main guns, i turned to the 105 mm flak guns. They are a bit small and tricky to fold (specially the barrels).

Three on the port side, another three on the starboard side and one on the stern.

I got a few more pictures, so you guys can see.
Attached Thumbnails
DKM Scharnhorst 1:400-win_20140503_160614.jpg   DKM Scharnhorst 1:400-win_20140503_160649.jpg   DKM Scharnhorst 1:400-win_20140503_160712.jpg  
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-25-2015, 06:17 PM
peter taft's Avatar
peter taft peter taft is offline
Forum Helper
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Nottinghamshire
Posts: 6,234
Total Downloaded: 106.23 MB
Thumbs up

Lovely work my friend. Very clean too. You are very keen on the build, it shows delightfully. I am enjoying this ! I wish you had taken more pictures of all the stages of your build, these can be used by others who may wish to build the model for guidance. A real beauty in the making
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 01-26-2015, 10:22 AM
edumalta's Avatar
edumalta edumalta is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 128
Total Downloaded: 0
Hello Peter. Thank you for your kind comments!

I really regret no having this photographed from the start. I guess I was a bit unsure of of the outcome.

I'm doing this for my new models though, like the titanic.

Regards
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-01-2015, 05:23 PM
edumalta's Avatar
edumalta edumalta is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 128
Total Downloaded: 0
Hello my friends,

I took some time to work a little on my ships this weekend. The Scharnhorst gained a little bit more AA power with half dozen 20 mm double cannons.

I have a couple of pictures here showing the 105 mm flak guns already installed and the newly made cannons.

The ruler, in centimeters, for scale.
Attached Thumbnails
DKM Scharnhorst 1:400-cam00198.jpg   DKM Scharnhorst 1:400-cam00199.jpg  
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
Reply

Tags
1:400, kriegsmarine, prudenziatti, scharnhorst

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 9.09%
Parts of this site powered by vBulletin Mods & Addons from DragonByte Technologies Ltd. (Details)
Copyright © 2007-17, Paper Modelers.com