Uss Fort Worth – LCS-3 – 1/350 – Trumpeter
A nice kit to build. It has several sheets with photoetched to complete the model. Perhaps the most complicated is the small pieces that detail the deck lights. I have made some small improvements to the main mast and the boats. I have followed the most recent pictures on navsource.org of this model and the bushmaster guns have been mounted. For the scheme, several shades have been used with Vallejo, using the 71051 (fs36440), 70.990 (FS 36375), 70870 (FS36270), 70903 (FS35164), black and 70868 (FS36118) for the deck. The sea base is made on styrofoam, medium gloss, glossy varnish and cotton.I have placed lights on the ship by means of fiber optics including the hangar, without any more difficulties than taking care of the assembly and painting.
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