USS United States

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  1. redwolf28386

    redwolf28386 Member

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    Does anyone know of a model of the USS United States is available? Preferably 1/200 scale?

    Red
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    Four ships of the United States Navy have borne the name USS United States in honor of that nation, but only one of them was launched, and it became part of the Confederate Navy.
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    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    Hi if it's the cruise liner SS United States your after JSC did a 1/400 scale waterline kit.
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    redwolf28386 Member

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    Should have been more specific...yep, it's the Ocean Liner I'd like to find... just read an article in the paper about her...it's possible she may be sold for scrap because of the economy... hopefully she be restored ...
    Gixergs, do you know if the JSC kit is still available?

    Thanks
  5. redwolf28386

    redwolf28386 Member

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    I just found the JSC site and ordered a kit....well, 2 kits actually! The United States, and a WW 2 sub!!

    Thanks Gixergs for pointing me in the right direction!

    Red
  6. scon10

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    At the collectors website for card models Zeist Bouwplaten you can also buy a copy of the ss United States as issued in the 1950's by Emsco, a beautiful and detailed model in scale 1:300. This is the link
    http://www.zeistbouwplaten.nl/
    Good luck
  7. Gixergs

    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    Yes they do...sorry I'm late replying:v8: had a computer malfunctionwall1 so was off line for a while:violin1:. Glad you got it sorted and tracked one down although it should be pointed out that historically liners and subs don't mix!. I had just finished hunting about for a model of her for a friend so was aware of the JSC kit and I'm sure I found mention of larger scale one as well. There is a web site about the attempts to save the old girl but things don't look good at the moment, maybe she can go and live in Dubai with the QE2. Enjoy your build glad I was of help Gixo
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    Hi Red, I've wondered what it would be like to order directly from JSC?
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    It was pretty easy. The web site is in English and Polish.
    Red