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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #30 on: 19 June 2019, 15:11:29 »
Looking forward to more pictures ^^^

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #31 on: 22 June 2019, 15:24:32 »
Prototyping of the central superstructure - first iteration (paper). A height of the standard director platform seems to be not enough. Another half of a meter will be needed. Oerlikon nests used raising tubes, because these guns intended to engage surface targets. Maybe i can add safely another 30 cm width each side to ensure a little more space for the loader to operate easily. Now ammo storage rack is single, for both guns, maybe i can enlarge the ammo rack platform to the funnel side and add there one or two more ammo boxes.
Any suggestions and corrections are welcome!
















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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #32 on: 22 June 2019, 18:37:49 »
What a beautiful Lady. You do a terrific job. And your changes really makes a Frigate of the Type 14.

Many many thanks :smiley1:

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #33 on: 10 September 2019, 19:59:48 »
Excuse me for the long delay!
The work continues, but not too much things worthy of a photo.
The hull is complete, now prepations for the painting goes on. Too much sanding these days. :)
Some other details are ready for 3D-printing, I will order them soon. You can see the bridge and mix of some tiny details - loudspeakers, deck lamps, handrail knobs and two types of rope craddles. More will be ready soon.





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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #34 on: 18 November 2019, 23:28:36 »
A new update: Central superstructure is successfully printed. I received the parts today. I need to apply primer for better visibility of the details. The main mast is paper prototype too and will be replaced. The Huff-Duff and Porker will be transferred to the secondary mast, to free the main mast for the bigger AWS-1 radar. I'm close to start a hull painting, I just need to finish the bow deck edges.
















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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #35 on: 20 November 2019, 09:02:13 »
Oh what a nice build ^^^ I just enjoy your pictures so much. Now she has become a real frigate.

Thank you so much for your pictures. Well done.

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #36 on: 20 November 2019, 15:13:28 »
Thank You very much! The hull painting is very close, so I hope I can show even better photos soon!
But, I have a question, please!
On the original Type 14 frigates, there are a small platforms each side of the funnel. They were used to hold a large number, indicating a squadron to which the ship contains. I can't find indication that similar practice existed in the Danish fleet. I have following options:
1. To remove the platforms at all.
2. To attach the squadron number anyway.
3. To preserve them, but attach nothing.
4. To attach a shield (or square/rectangle/disk) with Danish colors.

I think it will be better to stick with option 4 or 3.
But, what is Your opinion, which will be correct?
I also found photos, where a disk with a hand is attached there. Maybe I need to add something different on this place?
Best Regards!
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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #37 on: 20 November 2019, 16:09:03 »
Those 3D printed parts really are superb, well done!

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #38 on: 20 November 2019, 19:32:47 »
Thank You very much! The hull painting is very close, so I hope I can show even better photos soon!
But, I have a question, please!
On the original Type 14 frigates, there are a small platforms each side of the funnel. They were used to hold a large number, indicating a squadron to which the ship contains. I can't find indication that similar practice existed in the Danish fleet. I have following options:
1. To remove the platforms at all.
2. To attach the squadron number anyway.
3. To preserve them, but attach nothing.
4. To attach a shield (or square/rectangle/disk) with Danish colors.

I think it will be better to stick with option 4 or 3.
But, what is Your opinion, which will be correct?
I also found photos, where a disk with a hand is attached there. Maybe I need to add something different on this place?
Best Regards!

Hallo again my friend.

The RDN often uses different signs on the funnels. It could be the NATO sign and others, when attached to a NATO group (Minesweepers, Standing Naval Frigate Groups Northern Waters) , which happens all the times.

But The RDN donĀ“t uses signs for the RDN Flotilla they belongs to.

Looking very much forward to even more photos ::DD

Very best regards

John

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #39 on: 29 December 2019, 17:01:43 »
Happy holidays to all!
the painting is in progress, but I ran into some problems with masking tape, which delays the process.






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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #40 on: 01 January 2020, 09:47:11 »
Happy new year :smiley1:

Many many thanks for the very fine pictures. The Frigate is a real beauty. I enjoy very much to look at the pictures of a job well done.

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #41 on: 18 February 2020, 14:09:47 »
Sorry for the long delay. Painting goes very slow, too much waiting and corrections needed.

But I hope I will finish with the paint job soon and then I can concentrate at the details.

Also, I decide to make a pennant numbers as a decals, they will look better than painted. A sheet is on its way to the printing.




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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #42 on: 20 February 2020, 11:48:48 »
I had a bad feeling, that something is not okay. That orange color is very wrong!
So, I checked with the original and fixed that shame!



Here are some assembled views.
Please, don't be disappointed from the awful first layer painting and the leaks. I tried new technique with rubber mask paint and i'm still not passed the learning curve successfully! Everything will be corrected with a very thin brush. I'm using self-healing car paints, so I promise there will be no signs from that mess!








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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #43 on: 22 February 2020, 20:30:50 »
I really enjoy every single photo you post. Thank you very much. ^^^

Many regards

John

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Re: HDMS Tordenskjold, alternative Type 14 frigate.
« Reply #44 on: 24 February 2020, 15:27:34 »
Thank You, John!
Can I ask You for something?
We spoke earlier about sound samples. I tried to find Danish Navy "Battlestations"or other sound sample for initiation sound, to replace current US-navy sound, but I cannot find one.
If it does not bother You, can You, please, suggest me something suitable, if You have an idea? Even 10-15 seconds are enough, regardless of the type of the media -  movie,sound file or link.
Best Regards,
Nick