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by Ulf Lundberg on April 25, 2015 in Ships -- 16 Comments

Graf Spee was the third and last of the “Deutschland Class” ships. In Germany they were referred to as “Panzerschiffe”, which means “armored ships”. In other countries they were called “pocket battleships” They were designed to be merchant raiders, to […]

Dragons Scharnhorst in 1:350

by Ulf Lundberg on April 5, 2015 in Ships -- 22 Comments

In the summer of 2010 it finally happened. A major manufacturer issued a kit of the Scharnhorst in 1:350. The Scharnhorst was one of the most beautiful ships ever built and she had an interesting and dramatic history at well. […]

Revell Germany 1:570 King George V. 2003 Re-Issue of the Classic 1973 Kit.

by Peter Bodnarus on April 1, 2015 in Ships -- 19 Comments

Here is my Revell 1:570 KGV. Overall, a fairly high quality kit for 1973, but the fit between the hull and deck is quite poor. I opted for a “classic build” as the level of detail in the original kit […]

Revell 1/90 SANTA MARIA (from 1969) moulds

by P.k on March 30, 2015 in Ships -- 11 Comments

Something different from me! done for the client with this project from the end of the sixties of the last century and reissue Will be made up out of the box with no additives or fuss. painted Gunze-C & Valleyo. […]

50 Shades of Green

by Joe Caputo on March 28, 2015 in Ships -- 17 Comments

This, o’course, is the trusty, old model of Tamiya’s 1/35 PBR. It’s basically a simple build, but the real fun, for me, started after the boat , itself, was assembled. At that point, it became the “canvas”, and allowed me […]

I-400 in 1:350 from Tamiya

by Ulf Lundberg on March 22, 2015 in Ships -- 18 Comments

I finished Tamiya’s I-400 in february 2010. The idea for these giant subs came from Admiral Yamamoto. The plan was to take the war to the US by bombing the cities along it’s coasts with submarine launched aircraft. The sub […]

battle damaged elco pt boat

by mike redzinak on March 19, 2015 in Ships -- 2 Comments

this is the revell 1/72 scale pt-109 kit i saw some pics of three different damaged pt boats in a few pt boat reference books i have and mixed the damages from each boat together in one model

Suzutzuki in 1:350

by Ulf Lundberg on March 15, 2015 in Ships -- 20 Comments

About the last thing I did in 2009, was to finish the Susutzuki in 1:350 from Monochrome. The Suzutsuki was the third ship of the Akizuki class destroyers, the class generally considered to be the best class of the japanese […]

mchale’s pt-73 from 97 mchale’s navy movie

by mike redzinak on March 11, 2015 in Ships -- 5 Comments

i started with the revell 1/72 pt-109 kit and scratch built the rest, the guns came from my parts box the grey primer on the hull came out to dark for it to be that acurate to movie hull color

pt-73 from the 97 mchale’s navy movie

by mike redzinak on March 10, 2015 in Ships -- 9 Comments

i started with the 1/72 revell pt-109 and scratch built the rest the guns are from a 1/72 scale airfix vosper i shortened the torpedoe tubes from the 109 kit