Pictures from the construction of DKM Adm. Scheer
Pictures above are copyright 1998 Peter Cahling
- Original bow and the replacement atlantic bow in acrylic
- Ditto with plan enlarged from "GERMAN WARSHIPS 1815-1945"
- Started to cut out for the new bow
- Dry fitting
- Masking before the cutting of windows
- Drilling the corners
- Seen from the inside
- Started to cut. (paint tins are used as weights)
- Cutting continued
- Half cut.
- Ready cut, dry fitting the superstructure.
- Glueing stringer to hull.
- Anchor chains and capstan ready (used as lockingmechanism for the servicehatch)
- Acrylic place for the CO2 bottle can be seen midships
- Servicehatch locking mechanism from below (connected with anchorchains)
Making planking of the deck:
Draw a line 3mm from the deckedge
Mount the deck on a plank
Start from the middle of the deck and mark every 2mm
in parallell upto the periferal mark.
- Apply Permatex (darkbrown) in the marks (the tool used for marking is shown here) (Oops upside down...)
- Remove exessive Permatex and sand the deck
- Color the deck.
Ready to apply the clear layer.
Pictures below are copyright 1999 Per Hamrin
Dryfitting Arado 196 on Prinz E. and Adm. Scheer Aft
Dryfitting Arado 196 on Prinz E. and Adm. Scheer Midships
Dryfitting Arado 196 on Prinz E. and Adm. Scheer Bow
Adm. Scheer side of interior "A" turret
Adm. Scheer side of interior CO2 bottle
Adm. Scheer side of interior radiobox
Adm. Scheer side of interior Aft turret, motors and rudder servo
Top view Radiobox and pump Adm. Scheer
Lifting the lid of the radiobox Adm. Scheer
Deck-locking mechanism built into torpedotubes, rudder servo and rudder Adm. Scheer
Motormounts and propellers Adm. Scheer
Bilge keels Adm. Scheer
Rudder, and propellershaft mounting Adm. Scheer
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