Naval modeling - ships, submarines and boats.
The original The USS Bogue is the lead ship of 45 escort carriers built by the US Navy during World War II. The basis are trading ships of the type C3-S-A1, which were equipped with a closed hangar, 2 elevators and a wooden flight deck in [...]
HMS Sheffield was a Type 42 guided missile destroyer, the first of fourteen Type 42 destroyers to enter the Royal Navy service plus two that, ironically entered Argentinian Navy. The ship was commissoned in February 1975 and spent its [...]
Inspired by Ulf Lundberg this is my Hobbyboss RM Pola. This CHEAP kit needed ALOT of love and care to get her to any level of acceptable realism. There was just so much WRONG with her. I could easily supply a list of upgrades and DIY bits [...]
Great kit, Lots and lots of PE. Turned brass barrels. Very well engineered, but really take your time folding the brass PE steps.
After more than 7 months, +750 parts and 280 hours work, finished Aircraft Carrier Capitan Prat, completely imaginary model, from an idea that occurred in the late 60s in Chile, when they thought of having an aircraft carrier but was [...]
I had so much fun with my last Essex-class double build of a 1945 and 1968 USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) that decided to try it again, this time focusing on a better way to convert a model of a straight-deck WW II Essex into a postwar [...]
This is HMCS Bonaventure. My first major warship Build in August 2020. The Bonaventure was the last and longest in service Aircraft Carrier in the Royal Canada Navy. The Bonaventure was a British Majestic Class Carrier designed near the [...]
This is my completed light cruiser HMS Tiger, build from the Matchbox/ Revell kit from the 1970's. The Tiger and her sister ship Blake were converted from all-gun cruisers in the 1970's into "Helicopter and Command Cruisers", to [...]
This is a build of the Revell Flower Class Corvette. The kit was initially released by Matchbox in 1979 and has been re-released repeatedly since, often with upgrades or bonus parts. The kit was built for a friend who wanted to use it [...]
This is the turret from Takom and wood deck. And aluminum barrels from MTW. The kit went together pretty good. The photo etched railings were very fragile and I replaced most of them with stretched sprue. Not Takom’s fault, just a big [...]