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Tamiya 1/350 kit
Chuck Bauer

Photographed by Kyle Nelson

This is virtually an out-of-the-box build, with only a couple of railings and minimal rigging attached. The Tamiya kit is a beauty, and strongly recommended.

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About the Author

About Chuck Bauer (DieselDog)
FROM: MINNESOTA, UNITED STATES

Early in my business life I traveled to many US Defense Department installations, including naval shipyards and construction facilities. I built models as a kid, took 40 years off and started up again in 2007. Since then I have seen a lot of good models and learned a lot about model building by att...


Comments

just ordered this kit off ebay got it for $117.65 including shipping...one of their more unusual designs
JAN 08, 2013 - 09:24 AM
Fantastic build of a mean looking ship !!
JAN 08, 2013 - 09:31 AM
This posting has been in place so long I didn't think it would ever get a comment! I didn't do anything special to this model, no aftermarket PE or anything. It turned out well, I think, mostly because it's a great kit and the painting turned out decent. I strongly recommend this kit. The parts are finely molded, the fits are excellent. The instructions are wonderful and give you lots of extra info about the ship that most kits don't provide.
JAN 21, 2013 - 12:30 PM
Our attention isn't always very sharp Chuck, I missed this one first time it passed. Beautiful build of a very interesting ship. I was lucky enough to get a review sample of Kagero's excellent 3D book on the Tone. I have eyed the Tamiya model a couple times but the price is rather hefty Cheers, Julian
JAN 22, 2013 - 07:08 AM
Great build Chuck! She has some nice lines to her....Looks like a fun build!! Thanks for sharing!!
JAN 24, 2013 - 11:09 AM