Naval modeling - ships, submarines and boats.
1/400 Heller Scharnhorst Battleship Great old kit. No build issues. Real wood ‘veneer deck’, brass barrels and all railing PE fabricated from brass stock. My first battleship. Did have some AB grain turbulence issues when painting [...]
1/350 Hasegawa IJN aircraft carrier Akagi Bid Ed Photo Etch added. Very complex upper deck supports. Many small parts that were easier to inhale than place on model.
I am posting this article at 8am, December 7th, Honolulu time. Exactly 80 years on from the moment of the first wave of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941. The aircraft carrier Agaki was Vice Admiral Chūichi Nagumo's flagship [...]
Dear friends, this is an U-boot tipe VIIc in 1/350 scale by AFV built out of the box. I put it in a rough sea. What do you think?
After 8 Months of loving this build, heavily improvising her with Dowels, ratlines, deadeyes and blocks, Cannon tiebacks and Cannon shot etc.. pushing my capabilities, my 1759 ROYAL LOUIS - HELLER 1/200 is FINISHED. 5 months of building [...]
Nearly finished with just a few smaller parts and decals to be fitted. A very straightforward and enjoyable build which I can heartily recommend!
Dear friens, this is my last work. An U-boot type VIIb from flyhawk in 1/700 scale. I added the photoetched set by flyhawk and some figures by 3Dmodel.
My biggest challenge so far. I received this model quite damaged by the courier which I was very angry about. Unfortunately, this was last model in the online store and I didn't want to make a bit of drama for money refund so I decide it [...]
This Trumpeter model has only been made with the kit's photo-etched parts and adding only Flyhawk ladders. The kit represents the early version of the ship and has been modified to include the aft Phalanx. Numerous modifications have been [...]