ISSUE 97

 Return to the BUILD


In this issue, a section of the lower port hull will be attached to our main hull assembly.

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: This Hull Section is metal.

Magazine

  • Giant of the Sea – The Majestic Lusitania
  • Step-by-Step Instructions

Build


Next Hull Section: Port Side

In the Issue 95, I airbrushed all of the Keel/Hull 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 Hull assembly from the previous issue. Fit this Hull Section (Port) to the lower left keel, aligning the forward mounting tabs to the matching posts of the existing Hull section as shown:

Secure this Hull into place with two (2) LM screws.

The Allen Key for these screws was supplied with Issue 15. However, I have been using a stubby bit ratchet with a 2mm Hex bit to make tightening these screws much quicker and easier. This is also your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Thoughts


Okay, seeing the side propeller shaft openings make me feel better that we are nearly to the rudder section of our Titanic!

Next Up


Issue 98 – Upper Hull Section (Port)

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