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HIJMS Akagi 1-700
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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 12:17 PM UTC
For a change of pace this will be my next project.....Cheers Mark

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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 01:19 PM UTC
Very nice! I look forward to watching. I am planning a 1/700 Akagi, myself.
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 04:06 PM UTC
Thanks Mate. After the Bismarck, I will be doing her OOB and Waterlined.....Cheers mark
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 04:07 PM UTC
OK her Main Hull is now together. Will have some more soon.....Cheers mark



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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 08:24 AM UTC
Hi Mark,

will be aboard for the ride. Nice start, the kit looks an interesting piece of engineering.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 08:42 AM UTC
Mark,

I have this kit in my stash and I just finished building the three deck Akagi kit so this will be most interesting to see how this one goes together. The fun part was putting in all of the support beams, Good luck.

Mark
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 07:02 PM UTC

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Hi Mark,

will be aboard for the ride. Nice start, the kit looks an interesting piece of engineering.

Cheers

Si



Thanks Si. Should be a fun Build.....Cheers Mark
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 07:03 PM UTC

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Mark,

I have this kit in my stash and I just finished building the three deck Akagi kit so this will be most interesting to see how this one goes together. The fun part was putting in all of the support beams, Good luck.

Mark



Thanks Mark and yeah that will be fun. After the Bismarck I am doing this one OOB and concentrating on the Finish.....Cheers mark
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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 07:06 PM UTC
OK I have a bit more to do then her Hull will be ready for some Paint.....Cheers mark













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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:57 PM UTC
following with interest Mark!
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Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:30 AM UTC
Coming together nicely Mark,

Looks quite a kit.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:57 AM UTC
Mark,

Nice progress, she looks easy to put together than the 3 deck version. Looks like everything is fitting nicely.

Mark
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:37 PM UTC

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following with interest Mark!



Thanks Russel

Cheers mark
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:38 PM UTC

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Coming together nicely Mark,

Looks quite a kit.

Cheers

Si



Thanks Si. Does not fit together all that well but will keep her Build underway.....Cheers mark
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:39 PM UTC

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Mark,

Nice progress, she looks easy to put together than the 3 deck version. Looks like everything is fitting nicely.

Mark



Thanks Mark. Surprisingly there are a few Fit Issues that I did not expect.....Cheers mark
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:42 PM UTC
Her main Hull is now basically completed so am now Test Fitting her to her permanent Base. More to come soon.....Cheers mark

















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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 06:33 AM UTC
Very nice progress Mark,

an interesting looking internal structure.

I am sort of tempted, but my eyes, even with an optivisor, struggle with anything smaller than I/350th scale.

Keep up the excellent work.

Cheers


Si
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Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 01:21 AM UTC
Mark,

Nice progress. Good to see all of that cross bracing should help with getting the deck aligned when the time comes.

Mark
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Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 04:52 PM UTC
smooth sailing and no PE.... ah the sweet life
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Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 07:39 AM UTC
Mark,

very nice start and she looks pretty good, even OOB. I'm in and following!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:13 PM UTC
Thanks for the comments Gents. Have started to do some more work on her whilst doing the Yamato. Will have some more soon.....Cheers Mark











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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 01:51 AM UTC
I just finished my Hasegawa Akagi 1/700 scale too. The struts on the main deck to flight deck were a beast to assemble. https://imgur.com/gallery/aLWMDTm
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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 06:16 AM UTC

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I just finished my Hasegawa Akagi 1/700 scale too. The struts on the main deck to flight deck were a beast to assemble. https://imgur.com/gallery/aLWMDTm



I replaced the struts on my three deck Akagi with PE struts and they were a pain to align and fit at the proper angle.

Mark
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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 07:14 AM UTC
She is looking great, man! Gotta love working that 1/700 scale!
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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 09:05 AM UTC
Mark I am impressed by how you have mounted Akagi. Is that something you made, or something you purchased ready made? Regardless it looks like a very effective way to display a 1/700 scale ship.