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The Showboat – Uss North Carolina

A nice 1/700 Trumpeter kit complete with White Ensign Models photo-etched parts. The main armament is from RB Models, the secondary is made with brass tubes and the 40mm mounts are from Lion Roar. Several small improvements have also been made in the ship, and the mast are in scracht. The base is made with medium gel and cotton.

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10 responses to The Showboat – Uss North Carolina

  1. Excellent Showboat, dressed up in my favorite Measure scheme. I have the same kit with the WEM set waiting to be built. Yours looks imposing, love it.

  2. Excellent work. Your projects are making me want to delve back into ship modeling.

  3. I hope mine looks as good as yours does when (or if) I get around to building my copy of the kit.

  4. Excellent model, Manuel!
    And equally excellent water representation!

  5. Nice looking ship, I like the water diorama.

  6. The water is very effective, and the model looks great.

  7. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Very captivating any which way one looks at it Manuel.
    The water work looks downright convincing.

  8. Thank you very much for your kind words. I’m glad you liked it. It has been a nice model to build. If anyone wants to know the step by step of the boat, I will gladly provide it.

  9. An impressive build, looks great!

  10. Hello Manuel,
    Impressive, what you can do with a 1/700 scale warship.
    Regards, Dirk / The Netherlands.

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