Japanese Navy Aircraft Carrier "Akagi" 1/350 HUGE

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  1. wm228

    wm228 New Member

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    Okay first of all this is a plan i have to see if i have time for this monster i hope i can make time for this lovely ship it's like having a piece of WWII history the carrier consist of 30 pages and 360 pieces mostly large pieces except for the included planes :).
    This will be the largest boat i have ever built and it is in honor of my grandad who fought in WWII and he loves battleships any tips for commincing a large build?;)

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  2. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    I'll be watching this one, :D
    good luck
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    Longbow New Member

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    Tips :
    Do some background research on your model
    Reserve room
    Take your time for large models

    Most important : enjoy yourself :)
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I respect anyone who take these on, because in reality, it is many many models you are building! :)
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    wm228 New Member

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    Thanks for the nice comments and advice but what kind of paper do you reccomend for the hull?
  6. wm228

    wm228 New Member

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    okay i have decided to build one.I looked at the files and the first page is really simpel so i gave it a shot and it measures 20 cm the ship 6 times the first part in length so 1 meter 20!! hope you enjoy i will try to upload pics and status once 2 days.
    Have a nice day

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    alanwalton New Member

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    thats a great model.he has also done yamamoto but thats is only avialible in japan
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    Any progress on this build? I have this model in my "to do" list and would love to see pics/tips/advice.
  9. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    DEAD THREAD POST!! P.M. the guy!
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