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Mississippi River Steamboat 1870


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michael101

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hello friends 

i was looking for the Mississippi River Steamboat 1870 and i see a lot of kits with different scale 

can someone give me a review on that ship 

also i never build a kit of sergal can you review that factory

the link for that kit is :

http://www.cornwallm...ississippi.html

b.t.w mantua and sergal is the same factory? 

thank you and best regards

Michael.


"smooth seas do not make good sailors..."

 

MY FIRS BUILD : H.M.S BOUNTY (mamoli)


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Cathead

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I've never built that kit, but to my eye it appears similar to most "riverboat" kits in looking out of scale and toylike. Such kits can make an attractive model, but shouldn't really be considered accurate.


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Current build: US Revenue Cutter "Ranger", Corel, 1:64

 

Previous builds:

Naval: 18th century longboat, Model Shipways, 1:48; Naval gun kits from Model Shipways; Bounty launch, Model Shipways, 1:16

Missouri River craft: Missouri River steamboat Bertrand, scratchbuilt in 1:87;  Lewis & Clark barge, scratchbuilt in 1:48;
Missouri River keelboat, scratchbuilt in 1:87; Missouri River steamboat Far West, scratchbuilt in 1:87


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michael101

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Thank you Cathead
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"smooth seas do not make good sailors..."

 

MY FIRS BUILD : H.M.S BOUNTY (mamoli)





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