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Re: Ships

Postby gbtrains » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:38 pm

Hi T Guage people

Just to give you all another update on how things are doing.

I have started now to paint it and it is looking some what better than before :?:

I have used gloss blue 15 humbrol for the hull and will use the gloss 22 white for the upper decks.

hope you enjoy. :lol:

Regards
Graham
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Re: Ships

Postby zdrada69 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:07 pm

The ship looks very good while painting started. Congratulations. To get more realistic model I would suggest painting lifeboats orange instead of red. Very often they are two colours with lower part to waterline beeing painted white. Sometimes top is yellow. I am not 100% sure about maritime safety regulations but I think red is "reserved" for firefighting and coastquard. Probably you may find so me more information using word "SOLAS". The model is impressive !
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Re: Ships

Postby Nutter » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:33 pm

zdrada69 wrote: Probably you may find so me more information using word "SOLAS".

quite a long winded technical doc. will also cost :o try searching for the right part of chapter 3.
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Re: Ships

Postby gbtrains » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:30 am

Hi T Gauge Group

I have been paiting the ship and now seeing te finishing line at last.

Thank you for your contribustion to my work.

please see pics balow. :D






Regards
Graham
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