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A visit to a PT boat

by Jaime Carreon on June 9, 2017 in Ships -- 18 Comments

I had an opportunity to spend a day at the Museum of the Pacific War / Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas a few days. For those who haven’t been, I recommend you make a stop there; it will be worth […]

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 -- 14 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 […]