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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2017, 02:16:08 pm »
Agree that it looks like a kort nozzle in the side profile at first glance but:
a) not so in plan view
b) note the vertical lines showing that the front is fixed and back is a moving rudder - not so if kort
c) if it was a kort nozzle then where are the rudders????

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2017, 02:21:18 pm »
I agree with Covertshores assessment of the chines and front casing. The front casing is really just sort of stuck on, reminding me of the type 206.
What bothers me is resolving the obvious slope to stern of the chines. Groener's drawing seems a little loose (granted they are only for illustrative purposes). Assuming level chines based on the stern it puts the chine somewhere around the lower torpedo tube doors at the bow casing.
This then totally contradicts the first cross section, and subsequent profiles.
I am trying to mimic the execution of the strakes as in the V-80.
agreed on all points - i was also uncomfortable with the sloping chines but drew my illustration that way per Groener / Rösslers books
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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2017, 06:10:24 pm »
Work in progress!... so be kind.
I'm starting to lean toward kort nozzle/ring (like 206) with cruciform tail.
I think the dashed lines are the intersection of the ring with the strake/wing.
I plan to model both iterations.
For what it is worth I deviated from  Groener & Roessler profiles and Gantu's excellent work and basically free handed it.
This is a rough draft to experiment with techniques.
« Last Edit: June 13, 2017, 07:49:32 pm by huckebein »

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2017, 07:22:19 am »
There are obvious issues I will resolve. Blending the rear of the strake is something of a challenge.

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #19 on: June 15, 2017, 06:37:48 am »
Ok guy´s this boat did not had had a kort nozzle rather an H rudder set.

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2017, 08:09:19 am »
Ok then, these two boats (Typ 202)  had BOTH a Kort nozzle and a H-set.

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #21 on: June 17, 2017, 02:50:30 pm »
This Stealth Strak should be like this ?

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2017, 06:51:44 am »
Ok, I will redo the lines.

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #23 on: September 04, 2017, 11:15:56 pm »
Huckebein, gantu,
How are the models coming along. My cutaway illustration is making progress so planning an article on Covert Shores (www.hisutton.com). Might be of interest to some journalists too. So thinking that it'd be cool to showcase your models also.
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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #24 on: September 05, 2017, 01:28:41 pm »
WIP
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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2017, 04:12:21 pm »
Wow!!

Really nice work!!

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2017, 04:16:54 pm »
Here is my work in progress.
Needs a lot of work.

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2017, 04:18:05 pm »
Wish I had more time......

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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2017, 07:36:36 pm »
I'll see what I can come up with this week.



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Re: Unbuilt Type-XXIX u-boat
« Reply #29 on: September 06, 2017, 10:45:51 pm »
Wow I didn't realize yours was going to be a physical model as well. What methods are you using?

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