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Progress USS Indianapolis 1945 – trumpeter 1/350

Yes…First Model this year… Plastruct Improvements styrene sheet, Rod,strip…, Generic PE raillings from Flyhawk , Ladders, metal chains, PE trumpeter set, Barrels 203mm and 127mm from Master Models, Flyhawk 40MM Quad Bofors Gun Mount, Brass pipe 0,3mm-0,4mm-0,5mm, 0.8mm improvements….etc.

Revell 1/83 Mayflower 1620

by Maurits De Ridder on May 18, 2017 in Ships -- 12 Comments

The Pilgrim Fathers ferry.. I bought the kit in a bag second hand with as much flash as there was kit plastic. I do like the results. Including three little Fathers! It’s not as colorful as other Mayflowers but I […]

1/700 IJN Isokaze

by Won-hui Lee on May 13, 2017 in Ships -- 32 Comments

HMS Victory – End of Construction Phase

by Rob Pollock on May 5, 2017 in Ships -- 21 Comments

Following another 100 hours of work – overall project time now at 850 hours – I’ve reached the end of the construction phase. As can be seen, it’s now at its full dimensions, at just over a metre in length […]

HMS Warspite 1943(1/350 Academy )

HMS Warspite 1/350 Academy with generic etch Flyhawk Royal Navy WWII ladders, inclined ladders and Railings, scratch with Plastruct improvements, British radar set from MK-1,and invisible thead .004 mm nylon. metallic anchor chains, light weathering from master set B Tamiya, […]

Heller 1/200 Stella

by Anthony Conway on April 17, 2017 in Ships -- 15 Comments

This kit was built around 25 years ago straight from the box in those days I knew nothing of fillers. I dont remember any problems with this kit other than it being fiddly. It has survived several house moves. It […]

HMS Victory – 750 Hours In

by Rob Pollock on April 14, 2017 in Ships -- 21 Comments

I thought I’d post a few WIP photos of HMS Victory, as I’m now 750 hours into the project. With the hull, deck and its accoutrements now complete, from now on, everything goes up/out from the decks. The cannonades and […]

German Battlecruiser SMS Seydlitz

by Ulf Lundberg on April 13, 2017 in Ships -- 14 Comments

Battlecruisers were a hybrid type of ship, invented by the British in 1906. They were designed to have the firepower of a battleship combined with the speed of a cruiser. To achieve this, the armor had to be reduced, which […]

The Sixty from Dixie CV-60 and the Big John CV-67

by Robert Royes on April 3, 2017 in Ships -- 11 Comments

Two carriers I was associated with. First up Italeri 1/720 Saratoga. Had to correct the basic island structure and back date to Mid 1970’s when I was a lowly plane captain active duty on F-4s, rearranged some sponsons, scratch built […]

500 Hours In

by Rob Pollock on March 1, 2017 in Ships -- 22 Comments

Now three months (500 hours) into the HMS Victory project, and the main hull and decks are complete. From now on it’s just what hangs from or rises out of the bulwarks. Main bragging rights are the 5-plank pattern decks […]