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IJN Chitose Seaplane Tender
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Bayern, Germany
Joined: December 11, 2009
KitMaker: 754 posts
Armorama: 170 posts
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:24 PM UTC
This ship in 1:350 scale would be very tempting *slurp*
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California, United States
Joined: May 03, 2006
KitMaker: 2,325 posts
Armorama: 289 posts
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:09 PM UTC
"...the release date of the original Aoshima 1/700 waterline IJN Chitose, sometime in the 1970s Iím sure. Sprue W which holds aircraft, guns and auxiliary pieces has 1994 molded on it. Aoshima upgraded the tooling sometime in the 1990s and perhaps again since then".

Frederick, I built Aoshima's Chitose back when it was first released in the late 1970s... this version looks better than that original in almost every way! It makes me want to build this sister too! Thanks for the review.
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Joined: December 21, 2002
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 03:22 PM UTC
This review examines Aoshima''s Waterline Series IJN Seaplane Tender Chitose. The model has been around for a while yet Aoshima keeps her in the vanguard with improvements.

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