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World War 2 at sea

World War 2 at sea

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Details on 1/1800-scale ships

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With the outstanding quality and amount of details on these tiny ships, it’s important to highlight them neatly and consistently. There are many elements you can find on each ship and ship class in the WW2 U.S. Navy, from radar, firecontrol systems and rangefinders, to the 5 inch dual purpose batteries, Bofors and Oerlikons small caliber AA guns.

This is the reason why I purchase all ships for a specific navy from one creator on Shapeways – to make sure that all these systems look consistent on all ships. I also make sure to paint and highlight all of them consistently, which often consists of lighty touching the fine tip of a good brush loaded with a small amount of dilluted color to the correct edges and tiny raised details, which thankfully is not as tedious as it may sound thanks to the sharply pronounced 3D-print.

Here’s a in image giving an impression of the detail work and progress on my Fletchers – the other two are in a similar state. I’m getting there…

Details on 1/1800-scale ships

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ninjilly
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They are wonderful quality prints. Lovely to see them coming along too

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