Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.
Brengun's resin Tupolev torpedo boat is a superb little kit, with flawless castings and a nice photo-etch fret for some of the finer details. It was built pretty much out of the box, painted with Tamiya acrylics then weathered with oils and past[...]
This is the OLD Airfix kit which has been around since the 60"s. It's been reboxed many times, but the molds are the same. It's small next to the Vosper, and PT Boats, but has a unique shape, giving it the "Whaleback" nickname. The kit can be [...]
Finally found the time to finish this one.
1/350 scale This is the first 1/350 scale ship I made three years ago. I renewed it to Diorama. USS Indianapolis had a tragic accident just before the end of the war. I made water wave with gel type epoxy resin. And I made flame using 14 base[...]
My brother joined the navy at age 17 in aug. 1962 after completing the 11th grade...He attended boot camp at san diego and qualified for his GED before being transferred to Millington- Memphis NAS Tenn. for electronics "A" school ..I fondly[...]
Well I'm back and I just finished my academy 1/350 scale German battleship Bismarck. It measures at about two and a half feet (28in - 72cm) and took about 6 month to finish (on and off). Some of the pros and cons were: Pros: 1. Great size. 2[...]
The old Aoshima/Revell kit revived with a bit of spare phototetch and a lot of scratchbuilding...
Continued with this project, basically I put the decals and added safety nets, in addition to painting several vehicles and cranes .... I hope to continue moving forward and paint and detail the helicopters, in addition to putting the rigging na[...]
I have always really liked the naval vessels of the Cold War. I usually build aircraft models, but I got first started building ships with a 1/500-ish Renwal re-release, and I just stayed with the scale. This model hasn't been available for s[...]
Hello guys, this is the destroyer Ayanami who is veering to avoid a torpedo while an American torpedo bomber crashes nearby. It’s a 1/700 kit from Hasegawa with photoetched parts from Tetra model, the torpedo bomber came from tamiya. This diora[...]