Fly Model Nr 130 , HMS. RODNEY

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by Scorpio, Jun 19, 2004.

  1. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

  2. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

  3. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

  4. silverw

    silverw Member

    Hi Scorpio

    What do you use for those anchor chains?
  5. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

  6. barry

    barry Active Member


    I think Ron would be shot at dawn if he did !!!

    To me this is better than Bismark your own fittings are in the real engineering category and superbly done.

    pozdrawiam Scorpio


    ps If Ron is running short of space perhaps some space could be arranged on the old site for series like this one.
  7. Ron

    Ron Member

    No shortage of space yet guys :) The limit was set to 50 megs for attachments (by default) and has since been raised much higher.
    Beautiful build Scorpio!

  8. Jim Krauzlis

    Jim Krauzlis Active Member

    She came out beautifully, Scorpio! :D
    No, can never see too many photos of her!

    I just noticed he built this gem in slightly over two months!! :shock:

    Just simply amazing....

    Okay, so the question now is...what is the next project?
    What a demanding audience, huh? :lol:

    Superb job, great thread and full of wonderful photos and little tips, as usual, Scorpio.
    And in the process we got the wonderful gift of about a dozen avatars!! :wink:
    Thanks ever so much for sharing your build with us!

  9. jrts

    jrts Active Member

    Hi Scorpio

    Gob smacked what a build :shock: 8)

    More photos the better :lol:

    Always love to see your amazing builds keep them comeing.


  10. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

    Hello dear friends,
    Thanks for the nice words!
    I am very glad that you like my work


    I have the anchor cables with bought
  11. jrts

    jrts Active Member

    Hi Scorpio

    As always a very, very nice touch. 8)

    The master strikes again.

    Thanks for the thread I spend a lot of time looking at your great builds.


  12. Ajax

    Ajax Member

    Absolutely magnificent, Scorpio! :shock:

    What you did with the Fly Model kit of Rodney is extraordinary. The old girl never looked this good! :lol: Your work continues to define the term "museum quality."

  13. Ajax

    Ajax Member

    I definitely second that! :D

  14. Bikerpete

    Bikerpete Member


    Flat out amazing...a model like that would take me over a year to build and it wouldn't look anywhere tht good. Well done Scorpio!

    :D :D :D :D

    Peter B
  15. silverw

    silverw Member

    Thankyou Scorpio

    Here's an Avatar for you! And If you ever visit Saskatchewan, look me up, and we will put a real one on the front of your limousine!!!
    Bill Jones
    642 Haslam Cresent
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

    Oh, ya, and here's one for Maria!

    Maybe TWO limos...
  16. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

    Hello dear friends,
    I am touched so with your words
    I might thank quite warmly you!

    This is very nice from you!
    I have accepted your present with big joy

    With the best greetings
  17. andrewthewise

    andrewthewise Member

    Truely an achivement Scorpio... I hope you will invest in a glass case to keep it safe.

    Well done.


  18. Swinger

    Swinger Member

    Scorpio, that's fabulous! Such a large and beautiful model built in such a short time! I just... I can't believe it! ;) Wooow!
  19. tino

    tino Member

    Yes, Swinger you can say it, fast and beautiful.
    The model isn't perfect but Scorpio have the hability to make model that is not very perfect into a perfect model.
    I always see the Bismarck and Rodney constructions since the beginning and they are both so perfect that I am thinking in making the madness of buying a ship and build it.
    My biggest fear in making a big ship is that the few months that Scorpio need build one transforms into years for me...

    Now the capital answer, what will be the next build?

    Best Regards,
    Diamantino Mateus
  20. Scorpio

    Scorpio Member

    Hello Tino,
    I also have for you an Avatar.

    Thanks Swinger, Tino for so nice words
    I am glad about it
    With the best greetings

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