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1/350 kits we all would like to see!

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Posted by tankerbuilder on Friday, November 13, 2009 7:32 PM
 Hi, I would like to see these in 1/350. Lets start with CARRIERS. The MIDWAY (VIET-NAM era) or any of the postwar angled deck ships, the above named and as a tie in to the space program how about the HORNET and the other CARRIERS involved in this effort.We do need, (This goes without doubt) The CARPATHIA,CALIFORNIA,any ship from then and NO MORE TITANICS, --PLEASE. I would of course like to see the ANDREA DORIA and STOCKHOLM, the NORMANDIE(One of the most beautiful liners that ever wet steel) "not my words".The market needs ships like the HMS RODNEY in this scale too. ANYONE FOR WW1 ships? The ships then were many and varied lets see some of them (ALL NAVIES) How a good dose of USN support vessels in 1/350? We could use ships like the PIEDMONT etc. And then go on to do a really kick butt version ,CORRECTED, of the PRESIDENT liners, MATSON liners, MOORE-McCORMACK et. al. I think a supertanker might fit here,but, I don,t think anyone is going to tool a ship like that with what is definitely a limited appeal.My last reqest would be a good VICTORY to go with the  SS JEREMIAH O,BRIAN we already have. The list could go on as many want more JAPANESE SHIPS  GERMAN SHIPS. We need to see equal time, all eras for other NAVIES,   TANKERBUILDER
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Posted by kapudan_emir_effendi on Monday, November 23, 2009 5:19 PM

SMS Goeben

SMS Schleswig-Holstein

Any Great War British dreadnought or battlecruiser but especially HMS Iron Duke or HMS Tiger.

Don't surrender the ship !
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  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Monday, November 23, 2009 11:58 PM
Well the Bronco 1/350 HMS Vanguard boomer sub showed up at a LHS.... Now for a RN nuclear attack sub...

 

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Posted by davros on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 1:38 AM

 stikpusher wrote:
Well the Bronco 1/350 HMS Vanguard boomer sub showed up at a LHS.... Now for a RN nuclear attack sub...

Airfix will be releasing a Trafalgar class sub early next year. An example was seen tucked in between three Illustrious kits, at SMW, Teleford.

 

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Posted by stikpusher on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 3:29 AM
Outstanding!

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by richter111 on Saturday, November 28, 2009 6:20 PM
Modern Midway, Essex carriers
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Posted by Fred on Sunday, September 5, 2021 2:03 AM

Austro-Hungarian and Italian battleships, pre-dreadnouhts. S.M.S. Zrinyi, Erzherzog class, Habsburg class. Cruisers like Zenta, Novara, Tatra class destroyers etc. Dante Alighieri, Regina Elena...

WW1 era ships of the Kaiserliche Marine, RN and USN.

Trumpeter started a line in 1/350 with the Lord Nelsons and Dantons, would be nice to expand.

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Posted by MR TOM SCHRY on Thursday, September 9, 2021 5:17 PM

First on my dream list is I'd like to see a 1/350 USS America, especially in her early to mid-1970s configuration for her Med. cruise.  How about 1/350 Destroyer Escorts like the Samuel B. Roberts, and a WWII minesweeper.  I know that 1/350 isn't the usual scale for large sailing ships but I'd like to see a  newly tooled large scale HMS Victory, USS Kearsage, CSS Alabama, and Sir Francis Drake's ship the Golden Hind.

TJS

TJS

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Posted by GMorrison on Friday, September 10, 2021 5:28 PM

In the case of a DE, there's the Trumpeter USS England in 1/350. She's a Buckley, not a Butler like the SBR, but they are pretty close.

Its a sweet little kit, highly recommended.

 

Bill

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by MR TOM SCHRY on Friday, September 10, 2021 9:30 PM

Thanks for the suggestion Bill.  I've been looking at that exact kit but I didn't know the differences between the Buckley and Butler classes.  I've always had a fondness for the "Tin Cans" of WWII.

TJS

TJS

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  • From: Orlando, Florida
Posted by ikar01 on Saturday, September 11, 2021 11:48 AM

What about:

the original CVN Enterprise with the Beehive island.

Grest Lakes carrier like the Wolverine

A double deck IJN carrier

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  • From: North East of England
Posted by Hutch6390 on Sunday, September 12, 2021 6:34 AM

The RN's new class of aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth & HMS Prince of Wales, and a relaunch of the Airfix Invincible class.  No idea where I'd put them...

Vell, Zaphod's just zis guy, you know?

TakkaTakkaTakkaTakkaTakkaTakka

 

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Posted by Marcus McBean on Sunday, September 12, 2021 6:53 AM

I would love to see a 1/350 HMS Rodney.

Marcus Beer

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Posted by hogfanfs on Sunday, September 12, 2021 1:55 PM

I'd like to see a Colorado class BB, ideally a USS West Virginia.

Now US cruisers:

1/350 USS Salt Lake City

1/350 Baltimore Class

1/350 Atlanta Class

I know they have these in Resin, but, I rather see these in plastic.

And a Gulf War era USS Midway flattop.

 

I'm glad Very Fire has a couple Cleveland class cruisers now, just need to convince the wife why I need one...

 Bruce

 

 On the bench:  1/48 Eduard MiG-21MF

                        1/35 Takom Merkava Mk.I

 

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Posted by Thuntboss on Monday, September 13, 2021 12:56 PM

I'd like to see some "Gator Freighters" AKA LPH's, LHA's, LSD's and especially AUSTIN CLASS LPD's {specifically USS Juneau, LPD 10}!!!

"Do it as well as your experience and skill allow. Practice and persistence increase skill"

 

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Posted by Tanker-Builder on Monday, September 13, 2021 2:05 PM

Hi,TJS!

      The Buckley and Butlers are not easily identified by novices.They are that close! But the Kit Bill speaks of is a little sweetheart! I overdid the Sea Blue so she is to dark. She's small so I won't try a repaint. I did even go to the effort to add the stokes stretchers on her deckhouse bulkheads. They were all of 3/4" long when done.

 Try to find REVELL'S larger scale one. It came around just after the " Enemy Below Movie." It was based on the one in the movie. Nicer detail because of size and only the second ship they did like that.The " Forrest Sherman" D.D. being the other.

 Either one can be corrected for authenticity as well. OOPS! I forgot one in the larger ships-The U.S.S. Buchanon of St-Nazaire Fame.The Brits used a four piper(original Issue Model) to represent what the ship had been changed to for the Drydock ramming! They got it wrong at REVELL. The Brits made her look similar to German Torpedo boat Destroyers around at the time to get close enough. 

 

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Posted by Bish on Monday, September 13, 2021 2:12 PM

Hutch6390

The RN's new class of aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth & HMS Prince of Wales, and a relaunch of the Airfix Invincible class.  No idea where I'd put them...

 

The Illustrious kit has been released 3 times, but it is hard to find at the minute, a re-release would help that and stop the silly prices. I was glad when they re-released the Type 45 kit last year. I have the same thought about the QE class ships as well, i'd like one but where do i put it. It would not surprise me if Airfix are working on it.

I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so

 

On the bench: Hasegawa 1/72nd Typhoon FGR.4/Airfix 1/72nd Victor K.2

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    August 2021
Posted by goldhammer88 on Monday, September 13, 2021 7:50 PM

I'll have to look, but think I have two of the Illustrious kit I got when our club sold a member's stash he left for the benefit of the club.

Both were started when I got them, but not very far along, might need some cleanup, saw some glue marks..

If I've got them,  I can send both to one of you, and let you sort out how to get one to the other.  Look complete, but can't promise anything.

 

Edit...looked today and do have two of her.

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    December 2020
Posted by Thuntboss on Friday, September 24, 2021 2:49 PM

I'd also like to see a USS Bennington CVA-20 after she received her angled deck, though I'd prefer it in 1/200, as well as a 1/200 USS Juneau, LPD-10

"Do it as well as your experience and skill allow. Practice and persistence increase skill"

 

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  • From: North East of England
Posted by Hutch6390 on Friday, September 24, 2021 5:12 PM

Hi, Goldhammer, apologies for the tardy reply, and thank you for your very kind offer.  I'd be happy to take one and pass the other to Bish - you would, of course, be recompensed for the kits and the postage.  Please PM me to discuss further - again, many thanks for your kindness.

Bish - can you PM me as well, please, to let me know if you're interested? 

Vell, Zaphod's just zis guy, you know?

TakkaTakkaTakkaTakkaTakkaTakka

 

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Posted by goldhammer88 on Friday, September 24, 2021 5:50 PM

PM sent, I'll let you and Bish sort out the logistics over there.

Just get me an address to send to via PM.

Just glad they'll find a home.

BTW, I don't find your offer disrespectful in any way or form.

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