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JMSDF DDG-174 Kirishima circa 2013 (1/350 Trumpeter)

Destroyer JMSDF JDS Kirishima DDG-174, with generic etch Flyhawk ladders and inclined ladders,rainbow models ladders, Rails and safety net from Tetra Models, mk-1 antennas, Gold Medal Models chains & decals, some part from Veteran Models, Blue water navy Flags and […]

JMSDF DD 161 Akizuki 1963(1/350 Pit-Road)

Destroyer JMSDF, with generic etch Flyhawk Railing IJN, Lion Roar Handrails & Ladders, Gold Medal Models chains, Modification of the set from Flagship Models modern warship radars, scratch with Plastruct improvements, replace flag from scratch set Testors custom decal, invisible […]

JMSDF DD-101 Murasame (1/350 Trumpeter)

Destroyer JMSDF DD-101 Murasame, with generic etch Flyhawk ladders and inclined ladders, Lion Roar ladders, Rails and safety net from Trumpeter kit, mk-1 antennas,some part from Veteran Models(ciws phalanx Hangar of stern and binocular ),Scratch Flags from ship, scratch with […]

Revell 1/96 Cutty Sark

by Maurits De Ridder on December 28, 2016 in Ships -- 13 Comments

Hello all, My second build of this huge sailing ship. I finished her in a late career not so fast moving freight moving sailing ship, a little bit forgotten by her crew.. Allmost full rigging! I’ll get there some day.. […]

Fleet’s In.

by Robert Royes on December 23, 2016 in Ships -- 6 Comments

First up Airfix’s Rommel converted to USS Richard E Byrd 1/600 scale. Both were of the Charles Adams class DDG, with differences in radar and mast layout. Second- Zvezda’s November class nuclear submarine.1/350 scale Third- Revell’s reissue of Renwal’s toy […]

Sturmboot

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on December 20, 2016 in Ships -- 20 Comments

A build I finished a couple of weeks ago. Dragon´s German Sturmboot in 1/35. Painted in Vallejo Air and some oils for simulating wood. Weathering done with oils. Added thin wrapping paper around the side bumpers to make them slightly […]

A Work in Progress: Hobby Boss USS Arizona in 1/350, part 2

by Boris Rakic on December 10, 2016 in Ships -- 7 Comments

In this installment we will take a look at fixing the casemate deck, painting the hull, and finally adding detail to the main deck. If you are interested in how we got here, you can find part 1 here: http://imodeler.com/2016/12/a-work-in-progress-hobby-boss-uss-arizona-in-1350-part-1/ […]

A Work in Progress: Hobby Boss USS Arizona in 1/350, part 1

by Boris Rakic on December 9, 2016 in Ships -- 14 Comments

In January 2016 I started working on a new project, with the goal of having it finished by December 7th. Having been a s****r for American military history for most of my life, the 75th anniversary of the attack on […]

Revell 1/144 USS Fletcher DD445

by Bernard Wylie on October 30, 2016 in Ships -- 30 Comments

I haven’t posted much on iModeler lately, heck, it’s been about 18 months since my last post! Time flies! In my defence I have to say I’ve had a major career change that has kept me busy, not too busy […]

“Smit Rotterdam” – 22,000 HP strong ocean-going super tug

by Dirk Derks on August 16, 2016 in Ships -- 17 Comments

“SMIT ROTTERDAM” from the Dutch towing company “SMITWIJS”. The Netherlands used to be known as a sea faring nation. Especially ocean going tugs were famous. There were two big firms. Smit in Maassluis and Wijsmuller in IJmuiden. These company’s were […]