iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.

JMSDF Ise DDH-182 (1/350 Fujimi)

Well Finally, after more than 1 year, and 310 hours of work finished the Ship ISE, a model is good but it has many flaws in details, to which many improvements were added…Plastruct styrene sheet, Rod,strip…, Generic PE from Tetra models in raili[...]

Short and Long Range Radio Antennas in IJN I-400 Submarines

There are very few photos of these types of antennas, and most show different styles that are not on the same subs. Some are actual photos with one style and others are artists conceptions of others that may be. So, the big question are there [...]

New project: JMSDF Ise DDH-182 (1/350 Fujimi) Part 6 final.

I haven't posted anything new for a long time, I finished the project more than 5 months ago, but I couldn't publish the final process, many things were added, all the helicopters, railings, stairs, lifeboats, effects, details, etc. were finishe[...]

iModeler at the movies, The Spy Who Loved Me, HMS Fearless

Only seen at the tail end of the movie and during the credits, HMS Fearless recovers an escape pod in its well deck which has Bond and a female Soviet agent inside of it. The kit is 1/600 Airfix.

1/350 USS Carl Vinson CVN-70

Here is my project of the USS Carl Vinson. This represents how she was at the start of her maiden deployment on March 1, 1983. This deployment was a World Cruise starting in Norfolk Virginia and ending in San Francisco California. I served aboa[...]

1/350 lst-178

1/350 Scale LST (AFV Club) P.E : Infini Model Cargo Truck & M4 sherman : Shabby Iron Models (Coming soon~ from South Korea) Thank you for Sang-Hyun Park

Life-Like 24 Pounder Naval Cannon 1:24

Before you read any further, I have to admit that this tale of woe really has very little to do with the Life-Like Naval Cannon. It has more to do with proverbs like: "Measure twice, cut once.", "Look before you leap.", "No plan survives the [...]

Halfway there, and living on a prayer. Building update on Trumpeters 1/350 “USS TEXAS”

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve put the first dab of glue on this kit, and it was shortly after that but I knew this was not going to be easy. This is by far the most complicated model I’ve put together. But I believe That taking the time[...]

IModeler at the Movies – “Das Boot”.

This is the 1/72 Revell German Type VIIc kit finished as U-96, the inspiration for the movie. I built it pretty much out of the box with the exception of the swordfish decal which came from a German producer named Peddinghaus. They offer an ex[...]

1/700 USS Baltimore CA-68

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 [...]