JMSDF Kongo

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by Bluenoser, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. Bluenoser

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    I had started this model for the december competition but was unable to finish it in time. Its done now however, and so I thought I would just show it anyway.

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  2. Bluenoser

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    more pics

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  3. Bluenoser

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    ....Still more pics.

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  4. cgutzmer

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    Wow! thats really good! Super clean detailing :)
    Chris
  5. Clashster

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    Very nice! Nice lines and clean building! Was it a free download? Got a link? This would have made the judges' job even tougher! :grin:
    Chris
  6. Bowdenja

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    YES.............. it would have! Sorry it didn't make it!

    Very clean build.............very good model!

    john
  7. Bluenoser

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    Yes, the model is a free one. You can find it here:
    http://www.papermodel.jp/english/free_kongo.html

    This is a site worth checking into a little later on, they have the
    IJN Aircraft Carrier AKAGI-The Pearl Harbor attack in 1:350 on the drawing board. The picture of it looks great. I want to get this one in the collection.

    Additionally, this site also has a free Nuclear powered sub from the JMSDF.
  8. Stev0

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    Bluenoser that looks better than a Halinski kit.

    Wow.
  9. Bluenoser

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    It certainly has less parts than a Halinski kit. The model is on 12 pages, but the parts are well spaced. The download has a real nice set of step-by-step instructions to follow.
  10. Gregory Shoda

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    Kongo

    Bluenoser:

    Thanks for posting the pictures. I was wondering what the completed model would look like when built by someone other than the designer. It looks quite good for a free model. I have a pre-Pentium computer without a zip drive so I have not downloaded the model or even seen what it looked like on paper.

    Good work.
  11. Jim Krauzlis

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    Great build, Bluenoser!

    Thanks for posting the photos, she came out very well. Have you considered sending some to the designer? I'm sure he would love to see how your build came out too.

    Cheers!
    Jim
  12. Zathros

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    I think your model is a perfect example of how paper beats plastic. I think it is superb.
  13. spirtos

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    this is superb! ...I will be waiting for the carrier too
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    Kongo

    Good looking model
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    That's a very nice build Bluenoser! I'm planning to do some ships in the future and this looks like a great free-model way to get my feet wet (heh, heh). Thanks for sharing it!

    Rick