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Old 28-03-2012, 09:36
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Hello Everybody.
My name is Lenny and I am from Sweden. Main interest is German submarines
and the History among Tirpitz. A picture of my 1/54 scale scratchbuild VIIc sub.Mr Ib Riis put a shore on Island, 6 April 1942. Regs / Lennay
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Old 28-03-2012, 10:20
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Some pictures from the building process.I build all in Pc./Lennart
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Old 28-03-2012, 12:33
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Hi Lenny, welcome to the Model thread, Nice looking model, thanks for posting
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Old 28-03-2012, 13:32
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Thank you very much Jim ! Its a lot of good looking models,and skillfull builds
on this site.
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You are right lenny, although I build the occasional model, my main interest is painting, see Jims Ship Paintings in 'Other Naval Topics'
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Old 28-03-2012, 18:44
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Hi Lenny,

welcome to the Forum and thanks for posting images of your superb model.

Nice to see a diorama featuring a surfaced U-boat.

I hope you choose to follow Jim's link, he produces wonderful artwork.

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Old 29-03-2012, 03:32
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Thank you veru much Sandy. Yes I will do that. Just have to find it,.
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Excellent workmanship Lenny !

Love the detail shown ...any other works ..... please let us see them

Welcome to our merry band of brothers the more the merrier

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Hi Lenny,

Again welcome to our Band of Brothers - modelmaking is International and the skills shown are truly amazing.

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