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USS Frank Knox DD-742
goldenpony
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Zimbabwe
Joined: July 03, 2007
KitMaker: 3,529 posts
Armorama: 588 posts
Posted: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 - 02:14 PM UTC
Ahoy Shipmates!!!!

MSW Crewmember Stefan Haler takes a look at Dragonís latest 1/350 scale Gearing Class destroyer, the USS Frank Knox DD-742

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Thanks!
warreni
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South Australia, Australia
Joined: August 14, 2007
KitMaker: 5,924 posts
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Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 08:29 PM UTC
I did everything back to front and bought the PE set before I got a Gearing..

The Flyhawk set came up on special at one of the hobby sites on Ebay and I got it as I knew one day I would build a Gearing. There are six PE frets in the box and brass replacement barrels for the main armament. And the missing railings.

Also interesting is the fact that instead of using the decals in the kit for the anti-slip Flyawk have included these areas as etched brass. WIll be interesting to see the effect this has.

Cheers
Warren