Return to the BUILD
In this issue, we return to our hull assembly and attach another piece of the keel.
Materials: The Keel Section C is metal while the Bracket is plastic.
- Edwardian Era – Zeppelin’s Airships
- Life on Board – Letters from the Titanic
- Step-by-Step Instructions
As I have been doing through this build, I airbrushed and sealed this lower section of the hull with Vallejo Anti-Fouling Red 71.442 and Vallejo Satin Varnish 70.522 acrylics paints when I painted all of the parts in Pack 11 (Stages 57-62):
Retrieve your Bow Hull assembly. Fit the Bracket onto these matching posts inside the rear port (left) edge as shown, then secure this Bracket into place with two (2) AM screws.
While these are shown as AP screws in the magazine, the actual correct AM screws were supplied with the issue. This is also your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
Fit the two posts of the Keel Section C to the rear edge of the existing keel, as shown:
Secure this Keel Section C into place with two (2) IM screws:
How long has it been since we worked on the hull of our Titanic? I am happy to be adding more to it again!
Issue 63 – Port Hull Section, Bracket, Ducts, Benches, Pipe, Reflector Sheets, Tarpaulins