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Ron Horabin scratchbuilds HMS Iron Duke in 1/96 scale

Ribs cut out from1/4 inch plywood and glued to keel.

Hull planking done with 1/8 inch balsa and glued into position with water proof white glue.

Hull treated with fibra paste and sanded to shape, using wet and dry sand paper, given a coat of undercoat grey

The hull plated up to the water line with litho plate, a light weight alloy used in the printing industry. Access to the inside of the hull cut out in three places

Props and shafts fitted, also strengthening sections

Hull with anti fouling red appied, 30mm props from PROP SHOP fitted.

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