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PT-117

by Rick Abramson on October 11, 2017 in Ships -- 9 Comments

Model is Revell 1/72 scale PT-109 that I painted and lettered for USS PT-117 in her 1942 color scheme. Here’s another shot of the port quarter.

Iwo Jima Amphibious operations

by Won-hui Lee on October 2, 2017 in Ships -- 23 Comments

1/700 Scale This diorama is Iwo jima landing operation. Actually, the actual landing was carried out with LVT and Sherman Tank, but the LVT and sherman tank’s details were very low. So I exclude them. This diorama is distant from […]

1/700 IJN Fuso – with build log link

by Won-hui Lee on September 18, 2017 in Ships -- 19 Comments

I want to leave a build log here, but I don’t know how to explain it to each picture. So, I’d link to my construction blog. I’m sorry. I am not good at English. So, I want your understanding. Later, […]

Italian Navy U-212, with experimental camo, Revell 1/144

by Roberto Colaianni on September 6, 2017 in Ships -- 10 Comments

First of all I would like to clarify that the camo of the U-Boot, has been copied from a model appear on an Italian Modelling Magazine some years ago. A collector request to me this job. After desperate search on […]

Revell Deutsche U-boot Type VII C/41 (1:144 Scale)

by Johan Fredrik Holst on September 3, 2017 in Ships -- 14 Comments

I bought this kit a while back and it’s been my stash for some time. Though I mainly build WW2 aircrafts, a little change is sometimes nice. The model is of U318, which served with the 4th (training) 11th, 13th […]

1/700 DD-436 USS Monssen

by Won-hui Lee on August 30, 2017 in Ships -- 26 Comments

I built this ship, September, 2015. The ship was damaged by several shocks. The screws were damaged and the hand rails were damaged. So, I make a diorama with this ship. DD-436 USS Monssen was sunk by Japanese warships off […]

1/700 DKM Tirpitz in fjord 1942

by Won-hui Lee on August 24, 2017 in Ships -- 33 Comments

1/700 DKM Tirpitz Dragon & Eduard

1/600 Aurora USS Enterprise (CV-6)

by Michael Smith on August 22, 2017 in Ships -- 8 Comments

My Memorial Day build commemorating all those that have served our country this year is an appropriate one – the legendary CV-6, U.S.S. Enterprise. Winner of 20 Battle Stars, a Presidential Unit Citation and a Navy Unit Commendation, the Enterprise […]

1/350 DKM Schnellboot and Tribal class Destroyer (1/700)

by Won-hui Lee on August 19, 2017 in Ships -- 30 Comments

I made torpedo and its track using the plastic rod the cotton. And I filled the frame with epoxy resin that was made for coating the bottom.

1/700 IJN Musashi, in the battle of Sibuyan Sea

by Won-hui Lee on August 19, 2017 in Ships -- 27 Comments

I made a mistake. Hardner ratio was too high. So, musashi was melted by high heating temperature. TT My initial intention was to lean toward reft side 5┬░degrees. But contrary to my intention, as the resin shrank, it leans to […]