This was my first "toy". I saw it first at an IPMS SD meeting and went on e-bay to get mine.
Takara made about 4 versions of Yamato from early to final version. As with all Takara toys, each segment is boxed separately and secretly. To think, all I had as a kid was baseball cards! This kit is in 1/700th scale. It could be very nice if someone wanted to add p/e to the ship.
Many features can come apart like the turret, pieces of the superstructure, funnel…..
The Yamato is part of a series of "the final sortie" of the IJN. Yamato, Yahagi, and the destroyers all have models in this series.
Trumpeter 1/350th scale kit being built out of the box. She is a little something different. Her purpose, to carry 2 15″ guns. The kit looks pretty good in the box, accuracy?? I’m not sure how good it is for that, but knowing Trumpeter, there are some issues I’m sure. But the camo and uniqueness […]
Ok I have talked to the t-shirt company. We can do multiple colors as long as the design and ink are the same. I am guesstamating the shirts are going to be about $25.00 each. I would like to use a different shirt because the Hanes beefy t’s didn’t fit well. I will bring my […]
Work continues on the Berg, cockpit is partially installed, the decaling started with that nice camo print. I was wondering where the machine guns were on the kit sprue, well, I found them molded to each side of the fuselage…… yuk, add a barrel once it is glued up. I guess it will be ok […]