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IJN Yamashiro 1/1800
joe100
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Joined: May 16, 2004
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Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 04:12 AM UTC
IJN Yamashiro, 1941, 1/1800 Scale

The upper hull was 3D printed, lower hull scratch built from styrene. Various PE parts such as searchlights, cram hooks, searchlight platform structures, railings, awning supports, etc. Rigging is ShelfOddity wire, the Aichi E13A floatplane was scratch built from stainless steel.
































joe100
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Posted: Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 11:07 PM UTC
Her fleet mate Kongo, in going to take photos of the two models side by side soon.



















Bigred69
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Armed Forces Europe, United States
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Posted: Friday, July 07, 2017 - 12:02 AM UTC
Joe, all I can say is Wow! My hat is off to you for these 2 awesome builds. The details are insane, keep up the good work.
joe100
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Posted: Friday, July 07, 2017 - 12:14 AM UTC
Thanks! USS Arizona is next up