Dear friends, I just finished my last project, Tamiya IJN I-400 in 1/350 scale with the upgrade kit by Infini Model. These are the photos.
Hello everyone. A little experiment which turned out quite eye catching. I used the Zvezda 1/350 kit.
Built out of the box, the kit comes with optional PE parts which add good details. This is my first try on building the sea base with kitchen foil, cotton and water effect gel. The last photo is a size comparasion to the Yamato I have in the sa[...]
This is Monograms issue of Aurora's I-19, It's considered one of the better detailed of the Aurora submarines, it went together well. the scale is supposed to be 1/275. I added Das Boot 505,another Mon/Aurora box scale, an older build. The I-19[...]
This is a Uboat type IIc – U60 – in its late 1940 guise. I have extensively reshaped and modified kiosque and the bow shape of the hull supplied in Mirage's kit. PE deck and limber holes came from Mirage's dedicated set no.00540025. All other fi[...]
Again, one of my older models - this time a B-123 – proj. 705K Lira (NATO: Alfa) – class submarine. It shows the sub in her 1990 guise. Building process was quite long (ca. 5 months) and although the shape of Maquette kit is fairly accurate, the[...]
The USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) was a U.S. Navy Los Angeles class fast attack submarine. She was commissioned in 1980 and was assigned to the Pacific Fleet, homeported in Pearl Harbor. She was decommissioned halfway through her service life in [...]
So, I’m back with another midget submarine this time the German Biber from WW2. I don’t know what it is with these submarines but they just appeal to me and I have the utmost respect for the men that operated them. As for the model, I’m happy t[...]
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[...]
As a great fan of WWII I have ventured into many subjects of land and air war, but I wasn't particularly interested in marine warfare, I thought (wrongly) that heroic tales wasn't written apart from brave infantrymen, airmen, armor... but, many [...]