grill layout requires attention because most of the first
port side section was filled in (see opposite).
your preferred method of modification from the Trunk
Vent section of the Vents Overview and place a small
sheet of plastic in the location shown opposite.
is unnecessary if you are using Tom's new Misc. set.
Read mentions that the kit's vent is too narrow and needs
to be lengthened to match the width of the GSC skylight
cover. You can fashion this extension from sheet plastic.
If you extend the width of the part you will not be able
to install Tom's Modelworks vent grill.
vent and vents 16 & 18 need to be moved further aft.
As described by Roy Mengot in his guide the model places
these structures over the Grand Staircase foyer. Their
front ends actually lined up with the aft bulkhead of
the GSC foyer.
accomplish this you need to move the molding for the vent
and funnel further aft.
a reference line using the aft wall of the GSC as a guide
(i.e. where the Deckhouse roof turns inboard at the aft
of the 1st class foyer). Measure the distance from reference
line to the forward end of the hole in the Deckhouse roof.
Use this length to draw a line from the aft corners of
the hole and join the two points together. You should
now have a box drawn on the aft end of the hole in the
Deck that is the same size as the open area in front of
the reference line.
carefully cut out the area aft of the hole and fill the
forward area using a small piece of sheet plastic and
putty. Scribe the Deck planking to repair the damaged
area and paint the centre of the Deck.
funnel also needs to be moved aft slightly to fit all
of the vents and grates in place. Carefully cut off the
forward 'C' shape molded on the Deck.
On the aft end of the skylight cover between the two portholes
was a right angled duct. This followed down the back of
the skylight cover to the Deck and then over to the base
of the box trunk vent in front of No. 2 funnel. Construct
this from plastic stock sand into a rectangular shape.
section for details.
to Bruce Beveridge for supplying us with this information
for the forward No. 2 funnel vent layouts.