Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.
Hello, I found this model in a garage sale and immediately went back to my memories as a child in the '80: Sail Amsterdam, Sail Rotterdam, Sail Antwerp... The Amerigo always was a sight to be seen. I also visited the ship a couple of times duri[...]
Rick Wilkes asked for some battleships, so here is one. I built Trumpeters USS North Carolina in 2008 and she was my first big battleship in 1:350. The build started with my strengthening the hull, using plastic from the base plate intended for[...]
Ever since I saw this picture in that thick book about warships that I borrowed from the Stockholm public library over and over as a kid, I've wanted to build the Takao. She was the meanest and koolest looking ship I had ever seen. So when I s[...]
The Yahagi was one of four Agano-class cruisers. They were designed to be torpedo squadron leaders which explains their strong torpedo armament and their relatively weak artillery. The Yahagi was launched on the 25 October 1942 and had a very ac[...]
This is my contribution to the B o B group build ,it was an enjoyable build and has inspired me to have a go at another boat at some point, probably the Airfix Vosper if I see one at Telford,anyhow the kit went together well and the detail was[...]
This is Revell's Arizona that I built for the second time. It went together well and before I started I wanted it to be a waterline model. I cut off the bottom half of the hull and I have a hope someday that I will put in a water setting. The ma[...]
When my wife picked up a Lindberg Tugboat for her collection, I noticed the scale was close to the "1/72" boats I had been doing. I thought I'd give one a try, however I didn't want to do the usual, colorful boat on the boxart, and I wanted it[...]
My love for U-Boats started back in the early 70's when I first read Herbert Werner's "Iron Coffins". I bought Revell's Type IX U-Boat as soon as it was out. The build was pretty much straight forward. The size of the hull (42 inches long) is[...]
Built out of box. First time using salt treatment. The conning tower is insignia blue, ya, I couldn't belive it too but according to a couple of sites this was the color. Figures are from Czech Masters with some modification.
Back in January, I posted details of an on-going build of the wooden ship, Royal Caroline. By rights, it's a work-in-progress, but the actual build takes so long, and as I only return to it from time to time (eight months in this case), that [...]