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Blue Tube Attack Sub

by Scott Nelson on October 16, 2016 in How-to -- 12 Comments

This year I decided to start up a model club at my school. With the help of a local hobby shop and modeler who was selling off his collection of unbuilt kits, I was able to get enough stuff together […]


1/700 USS Maryland BB-46

by John Healy on November 9, 2015 in Ships -- 12 Comments

This is the recent Trumpeter kit, which was apparently developed by Pit-Road in Japan. I love ships and ship models, but being PE challenged, they usually don’t love me. This is the first one that I feel that I’ve finished […]


700th scale Ashigara heavy cruiser.

by Robert Aspinall on June 15, 2014 in Ships -- 10 Comments

I built this about four years ago. I bought the Fujimi kit with etch as a change of pace from aircraft modelling intending it to be a quick build OOB. Err no, I got totally immersed in the subject and […]


1/700 Columbo Express by Revell Germany

by Michael Wayne Knowles on September 13, 2013 in Ships -- 4 Comments

When launched, the Columbo Express was the largest ship in the world, capable of hauling 1800 containers of cargo at once. She was the largest ship ever launched to be driven by just one propeller. Yet, despite her size, she […]


Airfix HMS Prince

by Joe Caputo on August 24, 2013 in Ships -- 7 Comments

This was my wife, Carol’s, first model. I asked if she’d be interested in building anything, and she asked if they made sailing ships. She thought they looked neat. I was at a contest with my buddies, when I came […]



by AL HOFFMAN on June 27, 2013 in Ships -- 6 Comments

Won’t go into this heavy cruiser’s history as most people using this website are familiar with it. The kit is the Matchbox 1/700th scale built back when it was the only show in town. Box stock with the exception of […]


Imperial Chinese Navy Chen Yuen, 1894. S-Model 1/700

Hello, this is my first post in iModeler. So I hope you guys like it. The Imperial Chinese Navy Chen Yuen built in Stettiner Vulcan AG, Germany, was the sister of Ting Yuen. She was completed and enrolled Peiyang Fleet […]


USS Hornet – Doolittle’s Raiders

by Craig Abrahamson on November 11, 2012 in Ships -- 2 Comments

I picked up this 1/700th scale ‘waterline’ kit and decided I’d try something “off the wall” with it. I’m not usually a “ship guy”, but I wanted to try an idea I had. i took some aluminum foil, crumpled it […]