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cconeill 11-07-2012 05:25 PM

1/200 trumpeter bismark
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here it is guy's. it is a beaut! I am not an expert. but the detail is awesome. I am ordering the super detail set now. it will be a great rc model. main guns are not metal. all barrels are plastic. Craig:))

cconeill 11-07-2012 05:33 PM

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more pictures

Chow_Hound 11-07-2012 06:18 PM

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That looks awesome! Ican't wait to get one!

Deathwish 11-07-2012 08:42 PM

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It would make her length about 47 inches correct?

Hydro Junkie 11-07-2012 08:54 PM

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Looks like an enlarged Tamiya with a bit more detail. I'm almost surprised it came with four three bladed props

cconeill 11-08-2012 03:53 AM

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the hull is 49.8 long.

Rich404 11-08-2012 07:17 AM

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Wow..this one looks cool.


cconeill 11-09-2012 05:54 AM

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Hi Guy's
freetime hobbies just added brass main guns and props to there websight. they have the best price on the Bismark and all the after market stuff. Enjoy Craig


Hydro Junkie 11-09-2012 04:26 PM

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What brand name are they under? I checked under the Trumpeter section and didn't find them

Chow_Hound 11-09-2012 05:42 PM

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It's there. Took me a little bit to find it. Just have to pay real close attention to the wording because there isn't a very good picture.

Hydro Junkie 11-09-2012 06:08 PM

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Okay, I found them, along with some 1:350 sized. I also found wood decking for several different versions

cconeill 11-13-2012 03:30 PM

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Here is the one of the upgrade kits. so much for brass props. can you soder pot metal??? the rest looks great.

Apismelifera 11-13-2012 06:13 PM

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Why would you want to solder pot metal?

Most pot metal has zinc as the primary component. The zinc melts at such a low temperature the it will puddle before you can solder it. 99% of the time you end up with a melted, ruined part.

I would recommend the 24 Hr J.B. Weld you can pick up a small package of it at most any hardware store. Lightly sand the part a little epoxy and you're good to go.

Look here for more info about pot metal: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pot_metal

cconeill 11-14-2012 06:26 PM

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soder holds better. but looks like i will use jb weld this time around. you would think if your advert said brass props that is what you would get. not pot metal??!! [>:] but then again. the cheaper you can make it the more coins you put in your SILK PURSE[:-] an usa guys going to make stuff for this kit??? I would pay more to get better stuff.

1sgt 03-25-2013 01:29 PM

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So What happened to your build. Would love to see more pics.


cconeill 03-26-2013 03:26 PM

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hi guy's
nothing done yet. I am waiting on the wood decks and detail kit from artwox. I also bought nsr 2mm axle spacers for my shaft bearings. I just glue them into the tubeing. once I get going I will post. I have two gas boat builds going. both will be done very soon.

1sgt 03-27-2013 02:51 PM

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Hope you don't take toooo long. I just bought my Bismark today. What a wonderfull kit. Do you plan on having the main guns rc'd?


1sgt 03-28-2013 11:40 AM

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Just curious, does anyone have any reference on the colors of the interior of the Bismark? My kit came with the bonus turret and barbette, some parts molded in clear plastic to be able to see what the turret and supporting structers looked like. I'm just curious what colors I should use to paint the interior. I suppose the walls would be a white or light pea green color. The floors, not sure. Of the US ships I have toured, they have been a red or black and white squared linoleum tile. Not sure if any pics of the turret interior exsist so any experts out there, I would really appreciate your help.

Thanks in advance.


cconeill 03-28-2013 04:48 PM

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Hi Jim
it is a great kit. it will be late summer before I start if then. got get these gas boats done. here is some info on turret unit. post your build once you start. Craig


1sgt 03-29-2013 02:11 PM

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Thanks for the link, an while I didn't think of doing a build thread ( figured one would have been done already ) I have no probs sharing my build. So Look forward. I think I remember reading that you plan on having the turrets turn, care to share that info with me. I'm a bit new to todays RC boating. I built a Linberg Blue Devile Destroyer and a Robbe PT boat back in the late 80's. This is my return, so all help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in Advance.


cconeill 03-30-2013 03:31 PM

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youtube is full of ideas. enjoy Craig





cconeill 03-31-2013 03:39 PM

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another good idea.


cconeill 06-30-2013 01:48 PM

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hi guys
I will be getting my detail set this week. it is awesome. a dream build.


1sgt 04-10-2014 03:44 PM

Anything more on the different Bismarck builds. Due to some health issues, Had to put mine on the back burner, but wanting to get going. Really interested if anyone knows of a good RC build thread. Thanks again.


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