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In this issue, a small section will be added to the Keel from the previous issue, then both sections will be secured to the hull.




Materials: This Keel Section is metal.


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Next Keel Section for the Hull

In the previous issue, I airbrushed all of the Keel sections from this shipment with Vallejo Anti-Fouling Red 71.442 acrylic paint and sealed it in with Vallejo Satin Varnish 70.522:

Step 1

Retrieve your Keel Section from the previous issue. Fit the three rounded tabs of the Next Keel Section to the matching posts along the rear edge of the Keel Section, as shown:

Secure these sections together with three (3) IP screws:

Step 2

Retrieve your Hull assembly from Issue 88. Gently lower the Hull assembly onto the posts of this Keel assembly, aligning its posts to the various rounded tabs of the side Hull sections:

Secure the large Keel section into place with seventeen (17) IP screws, as shown:

Secure the smaller aft Keel section into place with four (4) EM screws, as shown.

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:


I have to admit that this Hull is quickly becoming too large for my desk!

Next Up

Issue 97 – Lower Hull Section (Port)

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