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  1. Please be very gentle with me as I haven't done any maritime modelling for years and I know this isn't very good. I picked this little Leander up on a whim at Telford this year and had great fun with her. Inspired by but not a patch on the great work by MollytheDog I give you HMNZS Canterbury. The pennant numbers are too big but all I had and I just couldn't paint the kiwi on the funnel small enough. Just need a 1/1250 scale Wasp. It is amazing that the lens has caught all the brush marks that are invisible to the naked eye! I'lll try for better photos under natural light
  2. I am sure that most modellers of the Royal Navy already know this,but after the tremendous losses to the destroyer flotillas, particularly in the Med in 41/2,almost always to sustained land based air attack, the decision was finally taken to grapple the HA/LA and associated fire control problems,and a class of destroyer capable of shipping the required weapons. Suffice to say that the 1942 Battles were the result. I won't go into the history of these handsome ships-there are a few books out there that cover it adequately,though apart from the old Almark title by Hodges,no other is dedicated to this class. In plastic a similar situation,just the Frog Battle in 1/325 or something. Apparently never built Kriegsmarine is more sexy.... Notwithstanding ,I'll be building my own,as usual in my preferred scale of 1/1250,ans entirely scratchbuilt,with my own custom made etch. The usual materials, plastic card, Milliput and Green Stuff and Tamiya Extra Thin-Humbrol no longer make a plastic glue that works,due again to EC regulations..... The basic hull,roughed out. Battle a by plastichacker, on Flickr Battle b by plastichacker, on Flickr mtd
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