Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.
2020 was definitely a themed year. When the year started I had two Essex class carrier projects underway, and at the end of the year - still two underway. IntrepidCorrected – Revell’s Classic 1/720 Essex Class Carrier (Corrected) For many mod[...]
Buzzer beater for 2020 - finished on New Years Eve. Great kit (Revell 051322) with very nice details out of the box. I added Shapeways figures. Album: All my models: Photo Editing: Adobe Lightroom Helicon Focus (focus stacking)
So... On a whim, figured I post one of my ships on here. This is Trumpeter's 1/700 West Virginia '45 kit, which is very similar to all the Big 5 kits that Trumpeter has put forth. It's a pretty good kit, but as with most ships, I felt the need[...]
The old Revell kit got a major upgrade with the Encore photo etch details. I made custom metal barrels and metal masts. The deck is custom designed, printed on a laser printer, and colored with diluted oil paint. Some minor scratch building was [...]
After more 5 months, +800 parts, and 200 hours of work finished the Exeter, nice model... Many improvements added…Plastruct styrene sheet, Rod, strip, Generic PE from Big BlueBoy Models in railings, Flyhawk vertical and inclined ladders, Watert[...]
This is the Ocean Liner Kasugamaru. It is an old Aoshima kit in 1/700, I have used a camouflage similar to that of other Japanese ships. In reality, this ship barely had activity as a merchant because it was rebuilt as an aircraft carrier and re[...]
One of 46 Knox class destroyer escort/ fast frigate. The Kirk was commissioned in the early seventies and later transferred to Taiwan in the mid nineties. It took part in the evacuation of South Vietnamese refugees in 1975. I picked this up bec[...]
Hms Exeter..1/350 Trumpeter...5 months work in the final stage...only missing ties and rigging....and it is finished...
The Chicago lived up to her reputation as "The World's Most Powerful Guided Missile Cruiser," earning eleven consecutive "E's" for missilery excellence - a record unsurpassed in American Naval history. Each USS Chicago proved to be the epitome o[...]
An experiment with resin using the 1/350 Revell U-boat kit.