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As with just about any model kit, it is really left up to the modeler to decide as to the amount of detail he/she wants to achieve.  This kit gives you the ability to add a huge amount of extra added detail. 

When I first reviewed the plans that came with the Minster Darby, I was overwhelmed with the number of additions I wanted to add to this kit.  Some changes are small, but some are major.  No mater the  size of the change, the added detail  is

impressive.  Some of these changes have to be made during construction phase,   but most can be made after the "basic" ship is complete.

I recommend that "IF" you do decide to add some of these extra details, that you read through the construction steps that came with the kit and then review what I did in the construction of my model.  This will help you to decide on a strategy to incorporate your added details into your model. 

Planned additions:
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Super Detailing Your Darby:

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It All Starts Here...

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Propulsion inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Stern Tubes 
Rudders
New "A" Struts
New Four Blade Propellers
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Weapons inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Added Detail for 40mm Bofor Mount
Added Detail for 3"/50 CAL Gun Turret
Replacement .50 Cal machine guns
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Lockers inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Replacement Ready Service Lockers
Detailed .50 Cal Ready Service Locker
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Deck Equipment inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Stanchions
New Chocks
New Ladders
New Hatches

P250 Pump and Hose
Smoke Generator
Life Rings

Anchor
Jack Staff
Ensign Staff
Anchor Davit
Added Davits and Storage
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Painting: inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Painting Strategy
The Hull
The superstructure
Mounts and Fittings

Clear Coats
Ships Crest
Lights inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Navigation Lights
Deck Lights
Flood Lights
Signal Lights
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Crew inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Adding Crew Members
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Antennas inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) Rotating Radar Antenna
FM Antenna
LORAN Antenna
T.V Antenna

Long Range Antennas
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Other Items inv_spacer.gif (807 bytes) The Sheer Knuckle
Replacement Mast made of brass tubing
New Gas Can Storage
New Fire Axes
Ventorators/Loud Speakers
Windshield Wipers
New Pilot House Doors

And All Other Details
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