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Deutsche Kriesgmarine Zerstörer Z30, 1942. Trumpeter 1/350 + Scratch

The Z30 Zerstörer is part of the 1936A-class destroyers, or Narvik-class destroyers as they were known to the Allies, were a class of German destroyers of the Second World War. In common with other German destroyers launched after the start […]

Imperial Chinese Navy Chen Yuen, 1894. S-Model 1/700

Hello, this is my first post in iModeler. So I hope you guys like it. The Imperial Chinese Navy Chen Yuen built in Stettiner Vulcan AG, Germany, was the sister of Ting Yuen. She was completed and enrolled Peiyang Fleet […]

Progress on The USS Wilkes DD 441

by Rob Anderson on April 20, 2013 in Ships -- 9 Comments

Continuing on my conversion of the Dragon 1/350th Livermore kit into the USS Wilkes as she probably (note I said probably!) looked during Operation Husky the invasion of Sicily. Modifications mostly consist of re working the rear gun tubs to […]

Tamiya 1/35th PBR

by Craig Abrahamson on April 16, 2013 in Ships -- 19 Comments

Manufactured by a Seattle-based company called Modutec, it was specifically designed as a Patrol Boat, River (Pibber) for the armed forces during the Vietnam conflict. Powered by two V-6 engines and propelled via “water-jet”, it used only 2 feet of […]

Tamiya 1/35th scale “Pibber”

by Craig Abrahamson on April 12, 2013 in Ships -- 3 Comments

Patrol Boat, River (PBR)…I ordered this kit a couple weeks ago from Scalehobbyist. I like to do the occasional “floaty thing” and this looked to be a fairly easy build. I was a little surprised (although I shouldn’t have been) […]

And now a floaty thing…

by Stan Traas on March 4, 2013 in Ships -- 11 Comments

… My first effort at 1/35 ships, the Trumpeter Z-25 Zerstorer (hmmm… Bf 110s… a floaty destroyer… seems to be a theme developing) ;). Anyway, here it is. Used the excellent Master brass gun barrels, chiseled off the molded anchor […]

You gotta love Sundays

by jeff stewart on March 3, 2013 in Ships -- 8 Comments

I actually got something done today! Finished sanding, painting, and started weathering the ships hull.

Gallery Models 1/350th USS Wasp

by Craig Abrahamson on February 4, 2013 in Ships -- 7 Comments

As a rule, I’m not really a “ship guy”, but this one caught my eye (if for nothing else, the plethora of aircraft/helicopters included). Also deep in the bowels are a myriad of Marine assault weapons (tanks, howitzers, etc.), along […]

December 17: 73rd Anniversary of the Battle of the River Plate

by Tom Cleaver on December 17, 2012 in Ships -- 5 Comments

Trumpeter’s 1/350 Admiral Graf Spee, done as she looked at the Battle of the River Plate, December 17, 1939. I remember seeing “Death In The South Atlantic”, the US title for “Battle of the River Plate” in about 1957-58. Saw […]

Time for another ship – “Big Mamie”

by Tom Cleaver on December 15, 2012 in Ships -- 5 Comments

Trumpeter 1/350 USS Massachusetts (BB-59). First US battleship to fire its guns in anger at another battleship since the Spanish American War (versus French “Jean Bart” during the North African invasion). Tom’s Modelworks photoetch used for railings and stairs and […]