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U-123 Type IX B (!:350)
marcopreto
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Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:01 PM UTC
Here is the first photo of a Flagman model I've recently started. It will be completed as U-123.



I hope to post more soon.

Cheers

Marco Preto
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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 06:41 AM UTC
Ahoy Marco

Nice looking build indeed.

What scale?

Cheers


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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:29 PM UTC
Looking good so far, Marco. Those German Type IX were, in my opinion, the most graceful and attractive of the World War II U-Boat designs. And at 1/350 scale this little boat will be a manageable build, too!

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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:51 AM UTC
After a long period away from the workbench, this model returned to get some care and attention

All plastic parts are assembled and I have replaced some the masts and gun barrels with items made from hypodermic needles of different diameters. I am presently halfway with the application of the photo-etched parts.





I hope to post more soon.

Cheers

Marco Preto
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Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 05:38 AM UTC
Very nice work so far!....what PE are you using to detail the model?

Cheers,
marcopreto
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Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:13 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Very nice work so far!....what PE are you using to detail the model?
Cheers,



I am using the PE parts that are included in the Flagman kit (235305).

Cheers

Marco Preto
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Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 01:12 PM UTC
Glad to hear Flagman now includes PE.

Txs for the info

Cheers,
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Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 09:27 PM UTC
Marco,

Very nice added enhancements. Great job with the installation of them.

Mark