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Resin part of the Keroman uboot bunker
maartenboersma
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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 05:12 PM UTC

Primed .
I let dry for a day or so ....then some seam filling and light sanding.

Thanks for watching,
maarten
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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 09:16 PM UTC
Hi Maarten - that is some seriously good work going on! Wow - very crisp - the poured in place concrete looks the part! The big size is nice too - it is a good canvas for the previous discussion on colors and textures. If you don't mind, maybe keep posting progress pictures of your color process - that will be really interesting to watch!

Keep building!
Cheers
Nick
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Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:59 PM UTC
Hi Nick,

Thanks for the nice coment,
i sure wil keep on posting on the painting progres.

Here are some pictures from a 1/35 Atlantikwall bunker i scratched build from plaster and painted a wile back,

I want to paint and weather the keroman III bunker in the same style
(just plain German concrete bunker look)

And paint / airbrush the camouflage colors over it


Stay tuned
Maarten.
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:21 AM UTC
I really like how you put the indentations made by the formers when the thing was being poured.
J
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:31 AM UTC
This is HUGE!

Maarten, what are your plans for displaying: attached to a base, just like it is?

Also do you plan on transporting this impressive piece to shows, etc., and if so, how?

I'm very interested in watching this one!

vr

Tim
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:37 AM UTC

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I really like how you put the indentations made by the formers when the thing was being poured.
J


I make them like the real thing only i use smaller Shutters made from plastic.
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:41 AM UTC

Quoted Text

This is HUGE!

Maarten, what are your plans for displaying: attached to a base, just like it is?

Also do you plan on transporting this impressive piece to shows, etc., and if so, how?

I'm very interested in watching this one!

vr

Tim


I will ad a base and a strip of atlantic ocean in front and inside the bunker.
I don't do shows(yet) but it's a very light weight,flip down the rear car seats down and it will fit if necessary.
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:43 AM UTC
Thanks guys!
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 04:51 PM UTC
Do you have a website you sell from?
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 06:06 PM UTC

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Do you have a website you sell from?


No i haven't ... it's still a hobby for me
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 04:14 PM UTC
Maarten , this is beautiful !!!

Very , very cool !!!
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 04:35 PM UTC
This is a massive bunker project, wow. Was fun reading through this one. Thumbs up.
/Stefan
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 05:47 PM UTC
Cheyenne und Stefan
Thanks for the nice coments
maartenboersma
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 06:06 PM UTC
Model is Completly primed ...

Next i would like to make the sheet piling from 0.2mm aluminium sheet.
But my Email contact with my Dutch model shop is a bit rough to say the least.

Added during the war by the germans.
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 08:34 PM UTC
Very nice, most impressive!
Apparently someone believes in the phrase " Go large or return to you dwelling"...



Idea for sheet piling:
https://www.amazon.com/Handi-Foil-Half-Size-Sheet-Cake/dp/B01JH4HTS0
Very common & inexpensive here, not sure of availability in the Netherlands.
I have used it for damaged fenders and tin roofs, worked well...
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 09:57 PM UTC

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Very nice, most impressive!
Apparently someone believes in the phrase " Go large or return to you dwelling"...



Idea for sheet piling:
https://www.amazon.com/Handi-Foil-Half-Size-Sheet-Cake/dp/B01JH4HTS0
Very common & inexpensive here, not sure of availability in the Netherlands.
I have used it for damaged fenders and tin roofs, worked well...



Thanks Tom ,

How great minds think alike..... i just got back from the supermarket and bought the very same type of trays and some nice Boudin
(French saugage )
maartenboersma
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Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 07:56 PM UTC
The tray's where to thin,so bought some 0.5mm aluminium sheet

Steel Sheet Piling
This is just a TEST piece.




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Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 08:02 PM UTC
I think you captured the look very well. Nicely rusted.
There was a show from the BBC that covered the German UBoat bunkers. Very well done. It explained how the roofs were designed with doubled ceilings and baffles to dissipate the force of explosions. They worked well except of course,for the Grand Slam bombs. But even they only made a pretty small puncture.
This is a very cool project.
J
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Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 08:37 PM UTC

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I think you captured the look very well. Nicely rusted.
There was a show from the BBC that covered the German UBoat bunkers. Very well done. It explained how the roofs were designed with doubled ceilings and baffles to dissipate the force of explosions. They worked well except of course,for the Grand Slam bombs. But even they only made a pretty small puncture.
This is a very cool project.
J



Thanks Jerry .....really appreciate your comments.
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Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 04:15 PM UTC
Primed with dark grey, and Basic rust colors applied.
Got hair dryer out to speed up the drying time
This how it looks after a few washes and brush speckling



It will be weathered more and it will get a nice crust of barnacles
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 05:42 AM UTC
Maarten Wow! this is outstanding craftmenship, very interesting subject as well.
No U Boat, but any ideas on figures ?

Cheers
Dave
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maartenboersma
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 07:08 PM UTC

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Maarten Wow! this is outstanding craftmenship, very interesting subject as well.
No U Boat, but any ideas on figures ?

Cheers
Dave


Thanks Dave,

i am still thinking about it..... but definitely a crew for the flak if i can find a good one ,a smal row boat would also be nice .
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 07:34 PM UTC
Amazing work!
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Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 01:38 AM UTC

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Amazing work!


Thanks Michael