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   Part 21
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Okay, here we have the parts for one of the 12-ton ship crane.
I think it’s the first time of this build when all the parts only come from the kit and nothing is 
from the Mk1 set [wink]



I want one of the crane arm to rest in its support and to get the right angle on the boom I mounted crane temporarily 
in its place before I glue the boom.


When I was happy with the fit have I glue the boom with Tamiya Thin Cement.


The support cable for the boom was supposed to come from PE parts. these was so incredible thin
and flimsy. I try, but I it was really no chance that I will get them in place and look okay [mad]
I bin them and will replace all the cables with EZ Line later [smile]


Here we have the two cranes ready for some paint,


After a coat of Vallejo Polyurethane primer and a Tamiya XF-69 Nato Black pre-shade 
have I airbrush the cranes with Lifecolor’s DKM 50 Grey.


Next I applied a coat of Johnson Klear and when it was dry have I weathering the cranes with a 
pin-wash
of Flory Models Concrete wash.


When the cranes have got a coat of Vallejo flat varnish was it time for the new cables.
I have used the fine size of EZ Line, this thread 
is really easy to get stretched as it is resilient [wink]


And here we have the two finished cranes.


The starboard crane goes in first,


and in place [smile]


And the port side crane,




And last for this part, a overview of the two cranes,




Okay, all for this part, see you soon with the next part where we will build the Arado AR-196 float-planes [smile]

  [wave]
Stefan