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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 […]

HMS Victorious/ HMSFearless 1/600 Airfix

by neil foster on August 6, 2016 in Ships -- 14 Comments

My intension was to build the Airfix HMS Victorious to indulge my passion for re doing the kits I built as a kid and also because my dad served on this ship,I knew it was a basic kit the moulding […]

SMS ADLER, Austro- Hungarian Torpedoboot 1886 1/72 scale

by Brent Thomas Simpson on June 23, 2016 in Ships -- 15 Comments

Hi Again, Here is my 1/72 scale SMS Adler a Yarrow built Austro-Hungarian torpedo boat used in the late 1880’s The kit is a multi-media affair produced by the Austrian manufacturer Weiner Scale Modelbau and took me about 2 years […]

HM (Bomb Vessel) Granado, 1756

by Rob Pollock on June 2, 2016 in Ships -- 10 Comments

HM (Bomb Vessel) Granado was ordered on September 14, 1741 and the keel was laid on November 18, 1741. Although it is uncertain who designed the Granado, it is commonly attributed to Thomas Slade, the naval Surveyor who oversaw the […]

Modelist Osa III Missile boat

by Joe Caputo on May 29, 2016 in Ships -- 7 Comments

“Sister” boat to the one I last posted. This is a different version, or copy, and it was produced by an entirely different company. Basically different guns, radar, and missile tubes. There is little information on this kit, and what […]