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Build Log: 1/350 USS Missouri
McRunty
#491
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Missouri, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2020 - 12:50 PM UTC
Well I had a cunning plan. Break it down and do 4 per day and get all 20 quad bofors knocked out this week.

I have built a grand total of 4...

They really have sapped my enthusiasm. But in an effort to restore a measure of mojo I decided I would take the 4 built ones, paint them up and install them on the ship.





Going from back to front so if I feel like doing the Catapults and crane I can without fear of breaking them later.



I think they look pretty decent.
GazzaS
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Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2020 - 04:56 PM UTC
Those Bofors look great,, Rory!
RussellE
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Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2020 - 09:49 PM UTC

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Well I had a cunning plan. Break it down and do 4 per day and get all 20 quad bofors knocked out this week.

I have built a grand total of 4...

They really have sapped my enthusiasm. But in an effort to restore a measure of mojo I decided I would take the 4 built ones, paint them up and install them on the ship.



Excellent progress Rory!

I feel your pain, though. This was exactly the kind of thing that caused me to burn out several times during the build of KGV... Example, finish the pom-poms, I'd need a break. Finish the boats, I'd need a break... Missouri seems to be so much more detailed and repetitive though
d6mst0
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2020 - 11:18 PM UTC

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Those Bofors look great,, Rory!



Ditto!

Mark
JJ1973
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Niedersachsen, Germany
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Posted: Friday, August 07, 2020 - 08:47 AM UTC
Rory,

great work on those myriads of small guns, I can feel your pain. But the quad Bofors are really looking the part and spot on shipped on board! Keep up your spirit for the next sets!

Cheers
Jan
RedDuster
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 04:51 AM UTC
Excellent job on the bofors Rory,

They look the business in place.

Cheers

Si