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Offline Ron

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HMS Dido
« on: 11 February 2020, 12:46:14 »
If anyone on this forum has built this ship ( or a member of the class) or knows someone who has could they please contact me. I appear to have hit a very large brick wall and i haven't even started yet lol

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Ron

Offline Tjorven

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #1 on: 14 February 2020, 09:24:27 »
If you could specify the problem, maybe someone can help even tho they haven't built this type of class, but faced the same problem in their build?

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #2 on: 03 March 2020, 21:25:41 »
Anyone on here?

Just need some general hints

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #3 on: 04 March 2020, 08:54:05 »
It's very hard to answer a question that has not been asked... !

What hints would you like..?

Offline Robbiewal

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #4 on: 31 March 2020, 14:31:59 »
You saying you're not a mind reader, Colin? haha

Offline andy

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #5 on: 31 March 2020, 15:13:08 »
There been six ship called HMS Dido.. A seven was started but cancelled.
And one called HMS Didon. A capture French frigate.
« Last Edit: 31 March 2020, 15:29:24 by andy »

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #6 on: 31 March 2020, 17:15:25 »
Andy
Thank you for taking the time to supply that information.
Perhaps i should rephrase my initial question

Has anyone on this forum built, or is building the Dido as a WW2 cruiser, or does anyone know if someone not on the forum has purchased the necessary parts to build one, could they get them to contact me please. Before i order the bits i would like to have a chat with them. and hopefully answer a few questions

Thanks

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #7 on: 01 April 2020, 06:33:36 »
@Robbiewal  ;D ;D not quite.. and the crystal ball is prity foggy most of the time..


I know of a couple of people that have or are planning to build a WW2 cruiser of the dido class, not to sure if thay are still members of this forum..

One that does spring to mind, he is planning on building the Naiad..
Username: monitor holger

Offline Ron

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #8 on: 01 April 2020, 16:09:48 »
Colin

Thank you very much.

Unfortunately i am getting  bounce back from his listed email address..... so near and yet so far!!

A luta continua!!

Stay healthy with all this virus problem

Thanks again

Ron

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #9 on: 01 April 2020, 20:34:40 »
I been thinking about doing HMS Argonaut myself.

Offline rondean

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #10 on: 02 April 2020, 16:23:52 »
HI
 Pics of Dido built by Bob Maggs, he has not been on the site for a while, someone may know him
 hope it helps

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #11 on: 02 April 2020, 17:30:58 »
Ron

Thanks
going to be a great help

Offline monitor holger

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Re: HMS Dido
« Reply #12 on: 05 April 2020, 18:43:33 »
Hello, my name is Holger Neumann

I completely reconstructed, drawn and milled the superstructures from the Polish construction plan HMS Niaid (Dido class). I got all the accessories , such as hull, guns, bollards, anchors, from Ron. The shaft system comes from Germany, from Hobby Lobby Modellbau. I had the propellers made in the Propshop. If you have any questions about this type of ship, just send me an email. Maybe I can help further.