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Anthony Alvear
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IJN Light Cruiser Yahagi 1945 Ten Ichi Go Operation (1/350 Hasegawa)

January 19, 2017 · in Ships · · 22 · 5K

This is my version of the Japanese Light Cruiser , with generic etched Flyhawk raillings, ladders and inclined ladders, Lion Roar ladders, life buoy from Dreammodels, radar from Rainbow Models, antenna from MK-1, 25 mm singles type 96 from Veteran Models, binocular set from Veteran Models, Barrels from Master Models, radial davits and reels from Flyhawk, deph charge from Rainbow Models, Catapult from MK-1 Models, utilitary Boat set from Tamiya, searchlight set from Fine Molds, wathertight door from bigblue boy models, scratch with Plastruct improvements, complete photoetch set rainbow models for planes, invisible thread .004 mm nylon, brass pipe improvements.

In all, 300 hours work in five+ months, approx. 750 parts.

Weathering with Tamiya Master Set B and pigments.

Reference;Imperial Japanese Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45 , Mark Stille.

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22 responses

  1. Wow that was quick ,you only started her yesterday ! :), terrific job by the way.

  2. Magnificent work, sir...I'm in awe of your talent(s) - and patience (neither of which I possess on such a level as this). I sense we may be seeing this one again next month [ wink, wink ].

  3. Very smart. As Craig said I expect we shall see this again at model of the month time.

  4. Oki Doki, thanks...regards.

  5. Great job the deetail along would drive me nuts I envy your talent


  6. When I read about this model in your yesterday's article, I thought "no way he could get it finished tomorrow". And yet here it is, and what a wonderful model! Great work, and the amount of detail in it is mind-boggling. Well done

  7. Great job. Especially the PE parts. It's no mean feat to get them so well aligned.

  8. Really nice work on this. I was just writing a few weeks ago about Operation Ten-Go and Yahagi's loss.

  9. That's amazing! I love the photo of all the ships together, a proud collection!

  10. Wow! Love the details and effects 🙂

  11. Outstanding! You've really done your research. I especially like the plane making a low pass next to it.

    Thanks for sharing, Anthony!

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