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Re: Now you've started a nostalgic theme.....
I scratch-built a waterline 1/600 scale HMS Warspite in balsa wood using that cutaway drawing as a guide to the positioning of the turrets and superstructure on the model. I couldn't afford to buy plans and used a copy of Jane's fighting ships in the reference section of the public library to get the basic dimensions for the hull. The staff were not keen to search the stack to find the 1918(?) Jane's for a young kid and suggested that I should use the Children's Library! I didn't get the proportions of the model quite right but if you look at that cutaway carefully, you will see that Mr Fisher did not either!!