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USS Iowa 1/48

Discussion in 'The War at Sea' started by Che_Guevara, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. Che_Guevara

    Che_Guevara New Member

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    *herm* This was my first ship, which I´ve build for the goverment at an age of seven years xD :D :smok: :roll: HA! nevertheless nice model and a huge one :eek:


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    Awsome pics. Thanks for sharing. :D
     
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    this is in my state capital :) i can remember seeing it years back.
     
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    What an awesome model!!! :p
     
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    I would be interested to know whether this was a model commissioned by the naval architects before building the ship or one built to commemorate it.

    Great model though - beats my Airfix Bismark by a wee bit.
     
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    I vote for the second solution, the designers would have been afraid of showing such an array of AA guns...
    But she gots them in the end, courtesy of the Kamikaze threat
     
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    Great photos of an incredible modeling achievement.
    Quite impressive in that scale.

    Che:
    Thanks for sharing.
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    Tim
     
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    It needs a couple of crewmen scraping the deck or painting something :wink:
     
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    :lol:
     
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    There's just no pleasing some people... :roll: :grin:
     
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    And every hour she has to turn her turrets and fire at something at the other end of the hall :grin:
     
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    Why don't we just mount a Wave-Motion Gun in her bow and have her blast off for the planet Iskandar? :roll: :wink: :grin:

    I do wonder how long it took to build this model; it's a very impressive piece, to say the least.
     

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