The Banner 1:350 scale USS Arizona was built using plans from Floating Drydock and photo-etched sets from Gold Medal Models, White Ensign Models, and Toms Modelworks. Also used were conversion sets from Toms Modelworks for turrets, ship’s boats, and deck equipment. Arizona was painted with Colourcoats 5-D and 5-L.

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The USS Vestal from Iron Shipwright also in 1:350 scale, was built straight out of the box and was my first total resin ship. I replaced the two masts with brass rods because the ship kit parts were warped. Vestal was painted with Colourcoats 5-S and Deck Blue 20B.

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Michael Golden