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All about model ships and boats.

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

by Johan Fredrik Holst on September 3, 2017 in Ships -- 16 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 […]

SMS Dresden (1908) Revell 1:350

by Alfredo Cofré on August 17, 2017 in Ships -- 21 Comments

Hi, I want to present you my pride and joy, my SMS Dresden (1908) Revell 1:350. From wikipedia: “SMS Dresden (“His Majesty’s Ship Dresden”)[a] was a German light cruiser built for the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), the lead ship of […]

1/720 USS Ronald Reagan

by John Healy on August 12, 2017 in Ships -- 21 Comments

This is the Italeri kit in 1/720 scale. I haven’t had much time to model this summer, but did manage to build this over the last two months. My local hobby shop owner asked me to build it for a […]

RN Pola 1:350

by Alfredo Cofré on August 4, 2017 in Ships -- 9 Comments

Hi, I’d like to show you a ship I built on 2015. This is the Hobbyboss RN Pola 1:350, converted to RC ship. The kit quality is awful and several parts had to be remade and redesigned from scratch, like […]

1/700 BB-35 USS Colorado 1944 (Trumpeter)

by Won-hui Lee on July 31, 2017 in Ships -- 8 Comments

1/700 BB-45 USS Colorado 1944 She departed on 5 May passing Pearl Harbor and Kwajalein to the pre-invasion shelling at Saipan, Guam, and Tinian after 14 June. During the shelling of Tinian on 24 July she was damaged, 43 men […]