I built a lot of models as a kid and now I’m getting back into it as an adult. Sticking to 1/700 WWII and earlier warships.
This is a resin kit that included a few sheets of PE details that I built almost completely out of the box. I did add after-market 5"/38 guns and turrets as well as 40mm Bofors, and 20mm Oerlikon guns. I've found that photoetch AA is rarely as[...]
Aoshima 1/700 Yoizuki kit with the Five Star Fuyuzuki upgrade kit: The upgrade kit is essential for this build as the original kit is pretty basic. I also added aftermarket rope reels and built the wood base and acrylic case myself. For this [...]
Trumpeter 1/700 German Cruiser Prinz Eugen 1942 Prinz Eugen as she appeared in November 1942. Photo-etch set and brass masts are Flyhawk. Rope reels are from Big Blue Boy, AA suite is 3dModelParts, crew are from Eduard, and rigging is Infini. [...]
Trumpeter 1/700 USS Baltimore (1944) This is the first ship model I've attempted in some time using all the details (photo-etch, rigging, sea base, etc.). Pretty satisfied with the results but definitely room for improvement. USS Baltimore in [...]