iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, submarines and boats.

Revell 1/72 DGzRS Arkona

My Revell 1/72 DGzRS Arkona SAR vessel. I have done some minor mods as per photos of the actual vessel such as leaving the flag post off the top of the rear metal structure, moving the flag ropes as well as their attachment position on the [...]

1/350 Mikasa

The 1/350 Hasegawa Mikasa has been sitting around in my stash for a while. I had gotten the photo etch upgrade and wooden deck. Since I was on spring break and the speech and debate season ended I decided to finally build it. The lifeboats [...]

丸艦隊“最上”航空巡洋艦

一直想嘗試做海景的想法實現了,用了一塊兒子不要的保麗龍跟幾張衛生紙加上稀釋的白膠液,最後上漆發揮一下想像力,作品就完成啦,看看嘍,希望大家喜歡!

USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) 1/700 Double Build

This is a "double build" of the same subject - the Essex class aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard (CV-CVA-31) as it appeared in 1945 off Japan and 23 years later in the Gulf of Tonkin off Vietnam. (Build log is at (link) ). My [...]

Mayflower

Hi folks! It's been a while! Unfortunately having to work for a living is being an inconvenience. This is the Revell 1/72 Mayflower kit from back in the 16th century, 120 years before the actual Mayflower set sail. Or at least that's how [...]

Carrier Force Three

Recently completed carrier force. Being a Naval Veteran I'm partial to, yeah you guessed it, naval ships. Pictured here are the following. The U.S.S. Nimitz CVN-68 in its 2005 appearance, the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 in its 2006 [...]

IJN No.101-class landing ship 1/350 Pit-Road.

After 1 1/2 months, +200 parts, and 50 hours of work, finished LST, good model… Many improvements added…25 mm singles gun from veteran models..25mm triple gun..from flyhawk models, Plastruct styrene sheet, Rod, strip, Generic PE from [...]

Bill Bosworth does a boat

Not only does the man make amazing scratchbuilt models, he's no slouch with a ship. These shots of the Revell 1/350 Tirpitz just showed up in my in-box. He occasionally drops by here, and wanted me to say that when it comes to putting [...]

Photo Etched Details

I have been toying with the idea to add some photo etched details to my Tirpitz, especially railings. I have found a Gold Medal Metal set for Bismark/Tirpitz on Ebay with some spots on the brass. I am wondering about a few things: a) Do [...]

More Models

Hello: The great and friendly reception I got in this group motivated me to resume my modelling activities that have been dormant for more than 40 years. I just ordered a 1/600 scale Graf Spee from Airfix and a 1/570 scale Scharnhorst [...]