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USS Missouri by Koppalakki - FINISHED - Tamiya - 1/350 - 1991 configuration with Pontos detail set

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2 hours ago, lmagna said:

Your build is so amazing. The closer you look the more realistic it appears! Have you ever considered placing people on the ship?

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I would if I actually made a sea base for it! In my opinion displaying the ship like I do doesn't really fit into it. Atleast in my opinion.

If doing a simple diorama then hell yes!

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2 minutes ago, Koppalakki said:

I spent few hours figuring how to do that but didn't find anything useable! 🤔

You have to make one yerself ... just tie some knots and you'll manage fine ... if you can work with PE like you do, that basketball net will be a walk in the park ;)

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And prolly the last update before finishing!

 

After seeing this I knew exactly what I wanted to have on the helipad!

 

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Only one I could find in 1/350 for the moment was a Sea Dragon from Orange hobby so that had to do!

 

The chopper is made of resin and some PE details. I dressed her up with my own details including grab handles wires etc. details.

 

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And on the deck! Had to move the Pioneer a bit and added one deck equipment tractor.

 

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I just completed a breathtaking ride through your magnificent build.  There is such a wealth of detail that it would take hours and hours to fully enjoy it in person.  I shudder to think what you would do at a larger scale - my guess is everything would work!  Congratulations and happy holidays.

 

Thanks for taking time to share your skills and techniques.

 

Steve

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