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Island for 1/350 scale Enterprise

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  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Singapore
Island for 1/350 scale Enterprise
Posted by Tankbuster on Tuesday, June 10, 2003 9:20 PM
Howdy all,

I am looking for an island to convert the Trumpter Hornet into the Enterprise. I saw a picture of a resin island on a website somewhere that someone used for this purpose. The island was made by Nautilus(I think). I have been searching but have been unable to come across the website where I saw it and I have been equally unsucessful in finding it through any distributor, hobby shops etc. Can any one help me or send in in the right direction? I have the Hornet and am anxious to start on it but this little matter has been holding me up. Any help from any one would be most appreciated!

Thanks, Tankbuster
  • Member since
    January 2003
Posted by Jeff Herne on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 9:20 AM
Try www.steelnavy.com

You're correct, it is Nautilus Models that makes the conversion kit.

Jeff Herne
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  • Member since
    January 2003
  • From: Warwick, RI
Posted by paulnchamp on Wednesday, June 11, 2003 9:57 PM
Nautilus Models makes the resin island to convert Hornet into Yorktown or Enterprise, but it comes at a steep price. I'm going to order drawings from Floating Drydock and try to scratchbuild the island; I just can't justify paying that price to convert my Hornet into Yorktown.
Paul "A man's GOT to know his limitations."
  • Member since
    January 2003
Posted by Jeff Herne on Thursday, June 12, 2003 8:01 AM
When you consider what I paid for a White Ensign Ultimate set, the perforated catwalks, the aircraft interiors, and the hangar deck detail set, and all the aircraft it's just one more item that's added to the list.

Jeff
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