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"The Sea Miner" By Chuck Veit had intrigued me for a American first design during the Civil War of a actual torpedo launcher and how it was developed in secrecy and test fired along with the demise of the Engineer whom had brought the idea to reality. This wasn't the first of Human torpedo designs as there are a few before this one. Since no one had made a actual model of the "What is it" as it was named by the public when is was in full view on the docks as it was being built and tested and no one new how advanced of a weapon it was they were looking at. Simply incredible when yo
I have decided to build the V108 using the tutorial produced by Chris. Well, I have downloaded the files and have mounted the required parts onto 1mm white card laminated with an extra sheet of index card to achieve the 1.5mm thickness required, which I will not bore you with. I will be running this build concurrently with the RMS Mauretania build also in card. I will update with photographs as the build develops in due course.
A new build for the S-100 torpedo boat. Enjoy the pictures so far. Here are the sprue and photo etch pictures. This is using the Griffin Models PE. The first picture is of the torpedoes
View of the interior of the Confederate submersible H. L. Hunley, as she appeared on her final mission in February 1864 near Charleston, South Carolina. Modeled in Rhino, based on plans by Michael Crisafulli and illustration concept by Dan Dowdey.