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June 25, 2008 USS Buchanan DD-484, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Cyber-Hobby/Dragon 1:350 Scale - If you have the Dragon USS Buchanan DD-484, you have probably the best detailed injected plastic warship kit released to date. The Dragon kit does have a brass director but no photo-etch for railings. Cyber-Hobby, a division of Dragon USA, has a new photo-etch set designed specifically for the new kit. Added to the 1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


June 24, 2008 The Raven Record, C & D British Light Cruisers - Recently Alan Raven allowed Felix "Man About Town" Bustelo to scan photographs from his record. The most recent photographs received from Fish'n'Chips Bustelo are photographs of the C and D class British light cruisers. Added to the Raven Record


June 23, 2008 Mutsu 1943, Imperial Japanese Battleship, Aoshima 1:700 Scale (New Tooling), Built by Lars Juel Mosbaek - Here is the IJN MUTSU 1943 from the Aoshima (New mold) in 1:700 scale built by Lars Juel Mosbaek. The building time was approximately 6 weeks. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


June 22, 2008 HMS Roberts, British WWII Monitor, Combrig 1:700 Scale, Built by David Bilek - David Bilek just finished HMS Roberts the monitor from Kombrig in scale 1/700. HMS Roberts from Kombrig is very accurate resin kit. David was very satisfied with quality of casting. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 

Toho Maru, Japanese Oiler, Fujimi 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - Here are a few shots of the Fujimi 1/700 scale Toho Maru that Bob Cicconi just finished. It's right out of the box with the exception of some extra railings, the rigging, and the flag. Added to the Auxiliary Gallery. 


June 21, 2008 USS Harry E. Hubbard DD-748 1962-1966, Skywave 1:700 Scale, Converted by Carl Musselman - Here are photos of the USS Harry E. Hubbard DD-748 as she was in 1962-1966. Carl Musselman converted 1/700 scale Skywave Allen M. Sumner and USS Gearing model kits for this fit. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


June 20, 2008 IJN 9 Meter Oared Cutters, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0304 - The Fujimi 1:350 scale Kongo includes 350 crew figures. How are they all going to take liberty in your 1:350 scale Yokasuka? The officers are sure to grab the motor launches but the ratings need liberty as well. Voyager Model has provided the answer with their resin and brass set VND0304, which includes three 9-Meter oar powered cutters in 1:350 scale. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


June 19, 2008 HMS Biter, British Escort Carrier 1944, L'Arsenal 1:700 Scale - No one will call the HMS Biter graceful. This homely escort carrier shows her merchantman origin with every tubby line. However, as any movie-goer knows, the supporting actor often steals the show from the prima donna. The L’Arsenal 1:700 scale HMS Biter is a beautifully executed kit, which will let this character packed Walter Brennan steal the show from the big fleet jobs. Added to the Aircraft Carrier Reviews Section. 


June 17, 2008 Fairey Firefly, Royal Navy Fighter, L'Arsenal 1:700 Scale, Set AC700-11 - Now you can stock the decks of your RN carriers with Fireflies. L'Arsenal has produced the aircraft in 1:700 scale. With set AC700-11 you get ten fireflies with the aircraft in resin and propellers, wheel struts and tail wheels in brass. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


June 16, 2008 HMS Resolution 1916, Scratch-Built in 1:550 Scale by Greg Shoda - Here are photos of Greg Shoda's 1/550 scale model of the dreadnought battleship HMS Resolution, ca. 1916. The "R" class battleships, unfortunately, were not considered good candidates for drastic modernization between the wars. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


June 15, 2008 USS Cimmaron, JAG 1:700 Scale, Built by Koufopoulos Nektarios - This is the build of JAG's USS Cimmaron by Koufopoulos Nektarios. Although it starts as an easily buildable model, on the way it becomes more difficult due to the level of detail incorporated in this kit. Added to the Auxiliary Gallery. 


June 14, 2008 HMS Ashanti, Tribal Class Destroyer 1941-1942, 1:192 Scale, Scratch-Built by John R. Haynes - The 1/192 scale model, scratch-built by John Haynes, is of HMS Ashanti 1941/2 finished in a Peter Scott blue and white Arctic service camouflage. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


June 13, 2008 Fairey Swordfish, British Torpedo Bombers, L'Arsenal 1:700 Scale, Set AC700-12 - You have seen other Stringbag resin and photo-etch sets from L'Arsenal but those were in larger scales. Now Jacques has these excellent miniatures in 1:700 scale, just perfect for your FAA. Now if there were some RN carriers for them....oh wait....Jacques has a couple of them as well. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


June 12, 2008 USS Ward / Four Piper Brass Photo-Etch Set, Gold Medal Models 1:400 Scale - Most modelers acquire a kit and then the photo-etch to supplement it. With the new Gold Medal Models fret in 1:400 scale for the USS Ward/ flush-deck destroyers, the reverse is true. You are tempted to get the brass first and then the model to supplement the fret. If you are looking for a model kit to supplement an excellent photo-etch fret, you may consider one of the Mirage 1:400 scale models of the classic flush deck/four-piper destroyers. This kit would work perfectly to complement your GMM photo-etch. Added to the 1:400 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


June 9, 2008 U-552 on 6th War Patrol, Revell 1:72 Scale, Built by Glavan Srdjan - These are a few pictures of the U boot model U 552 on the 6th active patrol in the North Atlantic under command of Capt. Erich Topp. The  model is made by Revell of Germany in 1/72 scale and built by Glavan Srdjan. Added to the Diorama Gallery. 


June 7, 2008 USS Maine 1898, Scratch-Built in 1:96 Scale by Tim Quinlan - Some modelers like their ships full hull but those that prefer waterline format say that the ship is not natural if it is not in its element. However, the waterline enthusiasts normally have their models on a board surrounded by a plaster or gel sea. Tim Quinlan has the best of both worlds. His USS Maine is scratch-built in 1:96 scale and is radio controlled (R/C). It looks great in or out of water. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


June 6, 2008 USN WWII & Korean War Aircraft Sets, Dragon/Cyber-Hobby 1:700 Scale - Whether you are swarming Kurita’s fleet at Leyte Gulf or going for a massed attack on those pesky bridges at Toko-Ri, Dragon/Cyber-Hobby has the extra aircraft to give you the big strike. Four different aircraft sets, each containing 18 aircraft, provide additional 1:700 scale aircraft for eleven different types of aircraft. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


June 4, 2008 USN Twin Oerlikon 20mm AA Guns, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0603 - If you are building any late war USN warship larger than a destroyer, then odds are she carried twin Oerlikon mounts. With Voyager Model set VND0603 Twin 20mm Oerlikon AA Guns photo-etch set you can add these new weapons to your arsenal. Added to the 1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


June 3, 2008 USS Indiana BB58 1942, Conversion Set, Yankee Modelworks 1:350 Scale - With Yankee Modelworks USS Indiana BB58 1942 YKM-3013 conversion set for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale models of Alabama or Massachusetts, any modeler can now build the Rodney Dangerfield of the class. Whether it is the Indiana in the historically correct blue-gray spectrum of Measure 12 Modified, or as that urban myth, the Green Battleship of the Pacific for those budding Impressionists out there, the YMW Indiana provides the canvas upon which to paint your masterpiece. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


June 2, 2008 USS San Francisco CA-38 1936, Scratch-Built in 1:192 Scale by Gary Kingzett - Gary Kingzett consistently takes honors at IPMS conventions with his scratch-built replicas and for good reason. Recently Gary finished his reproduction of the USS San Francisco CA-38 in 1:192 scale, as she appeared in 1936 with a very colorful paint scheme. In this article Gary discusses his build of the Frisco. Added to Feature Articles Section. 


June 1, 2008 USS Iowa 1944, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Christoph Mentzel - Some months ago Christoph Mentzel built the USS Iowa 1944 in her dazzle measure. In his opinion it is the most interesting ship from Tamiya in 1:700 scale. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


May 31, 2008 USS Arleigh Burke, Panda 1:350 Scale, Built by Peter Hall - What rare resin kit has Peter Hall, the mad one of White Ensign Models, just finished? In a quick visit to Mad Pete's rubber room in the WEM Asylum, we see that is the old Panda 1:350 scale kit of Arleigh Burke. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


May 30, 2008 German WWII Battleship Railing, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0106 - Railing, just as any other type of fitting, can have a unique national design. As a case in point, this shows the Voyager Model 1:350 scale set for German WWII battleship railing, set VND0106. Added to the 1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


May 29, 2008 Deutschland Type 440 German School Ship 1965, NNT 1:700 Scale - The Bundesmarine Deutschland Type 440 was a historic ship. For more than a quarter of a century thousands of officers of the third German national navy learned their art through instruction received aboard this first German built warship constructed after World War Two. The NNT Deutschland in 1:700 scale is an excellent replica in resin and metal of this historic vessel. Added to the Auxiliary and Transport Reviews Section. 


May 28, 2008 HMS Repulse, Brass Photo-Etch Set, White Ensign Models 1:700 Scale - Pipe all hands! The White Ensign Models 1:700 scale PE 780 for the Tamiya HMS Repulse is joining the fleet with all flags flying. WEM has produced another essential for anyone building the kit. Added to the 1:700 Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


May 27, 2008 USS Kilauea Class AE, Ammunition Replenishment Ship, Ships & Company 1:700 Scale - Ships & Company presents another well done 1:700 scale modern USN ship in the form of the last of the purpose built ammunition ships, the Kilauea class AE. Now you can join Dave Baker in building the Mount Baker, or any of the other seven ships in the class in resin and photo-etch. However, the instructions need improvement. Added to the Auxiliary and Transport Reviews Section. 


May 26, 2008 SteelNavy is pleased to welcome B&D Barrels as a sponsor to SteelNavy. Bruce Buchner has an expanding line of CNC machine turned brass gun barrels. Added to the main page. 


May 24, 2008 USS Missouri 1945, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Christoph Mentzel - One of the many ships in the Pacific Fleet of Christoph Mentzel is the Tamiya 1/700 scale USS Missouri, in Ms. 22, colors with photo-etch from White Ensign Models. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


May 23, 2008 The Raven Record, Modernized Essex Class Islands - Islands in the Sun! Recently Alan Raven allowed Felix "Man About Town" Bustelo to scan photographs from his record. The most recent photographs received from Calypso Bustelo are the photographs of the Modernized Essex Class Islands from the 1950s through 1970s. Added to the Raven Record


May 22, 2008 Nagato Deluxe Multimedia Upgrade Set, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale LE350008 - If you have ever seen one of the Lion Roar multi-media deluxe sets for 1:350 scale super-detailing, you will already know the extensive lengths to which Lion Roar will go in this top of the line product. With fourteen photo-etched frets plus a name plate, turned brass barrels for 16-inch main guns, secondary guns and HA guns, and numerous resin parts, the Lion Roar 1:350 scale Nagato deluxe set LE350008 provides a host of highly detailed parts to upgrade the Hasegawa Nagato. Added to the 1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


May 19, 2008 Furutaka 1942, Japanese Heavy Cruiser, Hasegawa 1:700 Scale, Built by Bob Cicconi - This is the re-tooled 1/700 scale Hasegawa Furutaka built by Bob Cicconi. The kit builds the Furutaka as it appeared in 1942, the year it was sunk. It's a great kit and a vast improvement over the original issue. Added to the Cruiser Gallery. 


May 18, 2008 USS Badger DD-126, Airfix 1:600 Scale, Built by Felix Bustelo - This is the build of Felix "Man About Town" Bustelo of the venerable Airfix 1/600 scale kit of the HMS Campbelltown. Cosmo decided to build it as the USN flushdecker USS Badger in a 1930s fit. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


May 17, 2008 HMS Repulse 1941, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - This is Tamiya's 1/700 scale HMS Repulse by An Chu. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


May 14, 2008 IJN 11 Meter Motor Pinnace with Cabin, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0305 - Voyager Model has two versions of the 11 meter motor pinnace of the Imperial Japanese Navy in 1:350 scale. One version  has an open cockpit in the rear and with the version seen here there is a cabin VND0305. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


May 13, 2008 USS Buchanan DD-484 1942, Gleaves Class Destroyer, Dragon 1:350 Scale - Dragon has long been known as the producer of the most detailed, injected plastic armor kits in the world. Now, DML has extended this commitment to world class excellence to the realm of 1:350 scale warships. You want the best in the world? The Dragon 1:350 scale USS Buchanan 1942 kit is simply the best detailed injected plastic warship kit yet produced in that scale. Added to the Destroyer Reviews Section. 


May 12, 2008 USS Midway CV-41 1991, Arii 1:800 Scale, Built by Koufopoulos Nektarios - These are some photos of the modified Arii kit of USS Midway as she appeared in 1991, built by Koufopoulos Nektarios. The aircraft are from Pitroad sets and they were vastly improved using Starfighter decals set 700-50 Carrier Air Wing 5 USS Midway 1991. Added to the Aircraft Carrier Gallery. 


May 11, 2008 HMS Iron Duke Type 23 Frigate, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale, Built by Phil Reeder - This is the build of the White Ensign Models 1/350th scale Type 23. As Phil Reeder was lucky enough to visit HMS Iron Duke, he decided to build her. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


May 10, 2008 HMS Repulse 1936, Tamiya 1:700 Scale, Built by Katseas Kostas - Katseas Kostas built the new Tamiya 1:700 scale HMS Repulse. However, he built it in her fit in 1936. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


May 9, 2008 IJN Type 96 Twin 25mm AA Gun Mounts, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale VND0605 - If you need something besides the plastic twin 25mm guns found in your 1:350 scale IJN warship kit, take a look at Voyager Model Type 96 Twin 25mm AA Guns in 1:350 scale, VND0605. Added to the 1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


May 8, 2008 German Type VII C-41 U-Boat 1943, Flagman 1:350 Scale - Flagman presents a good kit of the mid-war Type VII C-41 U-Boat in 1:350 scale. With optional conning towers, armament and decals, the modeler has a lot of choices among ten German U-Boats, as well as the Soviet boats after the war. Added to the Submarine Reviews Section. 


May 7, 2008 IJN 17 Meter Motor Pinnace, Voyager Model 1:700 Scale, Set VNC0311 - Unhappy because all of the new Imperial Japanese Navy goodies from Voyager Model seem to be in 1:350 scale and not 1:700? Well Voyager Model is covering the 1:700 Japanese Navy as well. Here is a 17 meter pinnace in 1:700 scale, Voyager Model VNC0311. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


May 6, 2008 Takao Class Japanese Heavy Cruiser Detail Sets, Gold Medal Models Standard & Gold Plus Sets 1:350 Scale - Duke Wayne never had sand kicked into his face by bullies at the beach and Duke Perry will help you prevent bullies at the IPMS show kicking sand into the eyes of your Takao. The large fret of Gold Medal Models 1:350 scale Takao class detail set and the additional Gold Plus detail set provide all of the detail that you need to pump up your Takao to Arnold status. Added to the 1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


May 5, 2008 USS Oregon BB-3 1898, Scratch-Built by Greg Shoda in 1:550 Scale - These are photographs of the USS Oregon by Greg Shoda. The model is scratch-built in 1:550 scale. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


May 4, 2008 Chokai 1942, Japanese Takao Class Heavy Cruiser, Aoshima 1:350 Scale, Built by Chris Hartman - This is the Aoshima 1:350 Scale Chokai, 1942. This is an out of box build by Chris Hartman. Paint is Tamiya and Floquil. Added to the Cruiser Gallery. 


May 3, 2008 Maya 1944, Japanese Takao Class Heavy Cruiser, Aoshima 1:350 Scale, Built by Jose Soca - Maya always was the favorite of Jose Soca from all four Takao class cruisers. Jose tried to do his best, modeling her just before embarking in her last mission. The kit is Aoshima’s 1:350 scale kit of Maya. Added to the Cruiser Gallery. 


May 2, 2008 The Raven Record, USS Collett DD-730, Sumner Class Destroyer 1944 - Recently Alan Raven allowed Felix "Man About Town" Bustelo to scan photographs from his record. The most recent photographs received from Cosmo Bustelo are the photographs of the Sumner Class destroyer, USS Collett DD-730. Added to the Raven Record


May 1, 2008 Chokai, Japanese Takao Class Heavy Cruiser 1942, Aoshima 1:350 Scale - Aoshima has produced a very fine 1:350 scale model of the most impressive of the Japanese heavy cruisers, the Takao Class. The Chokai 1942 kit is perfect for the Chokai and Maya in 1942 and with some fairly easy modifications for all four members of the class in 1936. Added to the Cruiser Reviews Section. 


April 30, 2008 HMS Gorleston, Banff Class Sloop, White Ensign Models 1:700 Scale - In a strange about face, the Token Yank supports hunting his treasured Rum Runners. The White Ensign Models HMS Gorleston in 1:700 scale is a small but highly detailed of the Lake class USCG cutter Itasca, built in part to support prohibition. Transferred to the Royal Navy, she became the RN sloop HMS Gorleston. Added to the Destroyer Reviews Section. 


April 29, 2008 IJN Type 96 Triple 25mm AA Gun Mounts, Voyager Model VND0503 - Do you have any of the new 1:350 scale Takao class Japanese heavy cruiser kits from Aoshima? If so, Voyager Model has a super-detail resin and brass ordnance set, which will really pump up this gun mount. Voyager Model set VND0503 contains parts for six of the Type 96 triple 25mm AA cannons. Added to the Ordnance Reviews Section. 


April 28, 2008 HMS Renown, British Battlecruiser 1916, NNT 1:700 Scale, Built by Norbert Thiel - These are shots of the finished HMS Renown model, as completed in 1916 (NNT 1:700 Scale), built by Norbert Thiel of NNT. Added to the Battleship Gallery. 


April 27, 2008 USS Brooklyn 1898 Armored Cruiser, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by Ken Pascal - In the gloom of the feebly lit street corner on a cold Rochester evening, Guido saw his mark. "Psst---Hey kid, ya need a Brooklyn? I got one right tcheer!" Ken Pascal saw this as an opportunity and quickly snapped up a Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 scale USS Brooklyn armored cruiser kit from the lurking Guido. Added to the Cruiser Gallery. 


April 26, 2008 Rescue Pronto! RAF Rescue Launch, Airfix 1:72 Scale, Diorama by Guilherme David dos Santos - Guilherme David dos Santos from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil built this 1/72 scale diorama centered around the RAF Rescue Launch from Airfix. Added to the Diorama Gallery. 


April 25, 2008 Shughart, Large Medium Speed Vehicle Transport (RoRo), Ships& Company 1:700 Scale - Ships & Company has produced a large and very interesting kit of a modern US RoRo in 1:700 scale with the Shughart. Although minor clean up is required, the parts are uniformly well cast. However, the overall presentation is marred by incomplete instructions. Added to the Auxiliary and Transport Reviews Section. 


April 24, 2008 IJN 11 Meter Motor Pinnace, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0306 - Voyager Model has just the solution to the perplexing problem of our young snotty trying to visit the geishas, the 11-meter motor pinnace. Not as big as those big boats used by senior officers and yet motor powered to whisk you in speed to your high quality rendezvous ashore, Voyager VND0306 provides one resin and brass 11-meter motor pinnace. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section. 


April 22, 2008 USS Princeton CVS-37 1954, Essex Class Anti-Submarine Carrier, Dragon 1:700 Scale - Bring on those subs! Your attack carriers won’t have to worry about those sneaky red subs with the USS Princeton CVS-37 clipping along at 32 knots with them. With the Dragon USS Princeton CVS-37 in 1:700 scale, you’ll get the carrier and aircraft to successfully prosecute those scurrilous back-stabbers. Added to the Aircraft Carrier Reviews Section. 


April 21, 2008 USS San Francisco CA-38 1942, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Rick Cotton - Rick Cotton has built the Trumpeter 1:350 scale USS San Francisco as she appeared on unlucky the Friday 13th of November 1942 in the first battle in the three day climatic naval Battle of Guadalcanal.  Added to the Cruiser Gallery. 


April 20, 2008 Bespokojnyi, Russian Sovremenny Class Destroyer, Trumpeter 1:200 Scale - Luciano Rizzato of Associazione Modellistica Monfalconese - Monfalcone Italy built the Trumpeter 1:200 scale model of the Sovremenny Class Destroyer of the Russian Navy as RFS Bespokojnyi D 620. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


April 19, 2008 USS Donnell, Buckley Class Destroyer Escort, Trumpeter 1:350 Scale, Built by Werner De keersmaecker - This is the Trumpeter 1:350 scale kit for USS England DE635.  The ship became the USS Donnell, built by Werner De keersmaecker. Added to the Destroyer Gallery. 


April 18, 2008 USN WWII Railing, Lion Roar 1:700 Scale, LE700061 - If you are just looking for basic railing for USN warships in 1:700 scale, you may want to look at Lion Roar photo-etch set LE700061. Added to the 1:700 Photo-Etch Reviews Section. 


April 17, 2008 IJN Deck Windlass, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0307 - With all of the new 1:350 scale models of Imperial Japanese Navy warships released, the Voyager Model set VND0307 will be in high demand. This set provides twelve resin and brass windlasses with six each in two different styles. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section.


April 16, 2008 USS Winslow TB5, Torpedo Boat 1898, Flagship Models 1:192 Scale - Now you can bring a smile to the face of young Ensign Bagley, Lieutenant Bernadou and the 21 men of USS Winslow TB5 on their perch in Valhalla. Thanks to Flagship Models, you can bring confusion and consternation to the murderous Dons of the skulking gunboat flotillas and treacherous masked batteries. Brought to you in a generous and manly 1:192 scale, the Flagship multimedia USS Winslow will allow you to relive the heroic exploits of this plucky torpedo boat in the epic Battle of Cardenas. Added to the Destroyer Reviews Section. 


April 15, 2008 Ayanami, Fubuki Class "Special Type" Destroyer 1942, Skywave 1:700 Scale - Skywave has produced a superb destroyer kit. As part of their total coverage of Japanese destroyer designs of World War Two, the Skywave Ayanami presents the second series Fubuki "Special Type" destroyer in her early war appearance. Added to the Destroyer Reviews Section.


April 14, 2008 USS Virginia CGN-38, Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 Scale, Built by John Sykes - John Sykes built the Commanders/Iron Shipwright 1:350 scale model of VIRGINIA as she was in the late 1970's - harpoon fitted, but no CIWS, or Tomahawk box launchers. Added to the Cruiser Gallery. 


April 13, 2008 Ships of India, 1:400 to 1:700 Scale, Built by Ullhas Chogle - Ullhas Chogle of India presents four of his models of ships of his country's navy. Included is the INS Jalashwa by JAG and IJN Rajput by Combrig in 1:700 scale and the INS Ajay and INS Prabal in 1:400 scale by Mirage. Added to the Miscellaneous Gallery. 


April 10, 2008 The Raven Record - Alan Raven asked Felix "Man About Town" Bustelo to scan photographs he had in his archive of three French warships, taken probably in the mid or late 1930s. Here are those photographs, which are included under a new topic on the main page. Entitled "The Raven Record", this topic will exclusively feature material that Mr. Raven generously makes available from his extensive archive. Added to the Main Page


April 9, 2008 Takao Class Cruiser Straight Railing, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale - Voyager Model  set VND0103 has two identical brass frets with straight railing for the Takao class in 1:350 scale. Added to the 1:350 Photo-Etch Reviews Section.


April 8, 2008 RP Productions Flip-R Photo-Etch Bending Tools - RB Productions of West Cork, Ireland, produces two types of folding tools for photo-etch. These are tools R5 and R10. Both are produced in high strength stainless steel. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section.


April 7, 2008 USS Kiska AE-35, Kilauea Class, Ships & Co. 1:700 Scale, Built by Koufopoulos Nektarios - The Ships & Co. Kilauea class 1:700 scale kit is very good overall. It has few parts so assembly is quick and easy. Koufopoulos Nektarios built the kit as USS Kiska AE-35. Added to the Auxiliary Gallery. 


April 6, 2008 HMS Milne, M Class Destroyer, White Ensign Models 1:700 Scale, Built by An Chu - This the the 1:700 scale HMS Milne. The kit is produced by White Ensign Models and was built by An Chu. Added to the Destroyers Gallery. 


April 5, 2008 Hamilton WHEC-715, High Endurance Cutter, JAG 1:700 Scale, Built by Pete Canter - This is Pete Canter's version of the Coast Guard High Endurance Cutter Hamilton WHEC 715 manufactured by JAG. It was his very first 1/700 scale resin ship. Added to the Destroyers Gallery. 


April 3, 2008 IJN 12 Meter Open Motor Launch, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0309 - Now there are even more opportunities to upgrade your IJN kit with the extensive line of Voyager Model resin and brass upgrade sets. Voyager Model set VND0309 features one IJN 1:350 scale 12 meter open motor launch. Added to the Fittings Reviews Section.


April 1, 2008 USS Princeton CVS-37, Drgon 1:700 Scale, Preview Poster - Fresh from Dragon is a poster on their forthcoming release of the USS Princeton CVS-37. This version of the classic Essex design was used for antisubmarine duties. Added to the Miscellaneous Gallery. 


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