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Taiho - Zuikaku
« on: April 01, 2015, 11:28:11 PM »
1/2000 trading kits:

Extending their lives until about the 60's so they'll retain their AA guns.

Zuikaku(top) will be modified into a LHD operating Harriers

Taiho(bottom) will have an angled flight deck installed and operate f-8 corsiar II's, a-4 skyhawks and navalized f-105 thunderchiefs.

Made a start on the tiny Harriers:

About 5mm wide and 7mm long, a bit of a pain in the butt to build but it will be worth it since the flight deck would look naked without any aircraft. Only hoping it will cast well otherwise I have to come up with a plan B.

Offline Kerick

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Re: Taiho - Zuikaku
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2015, 12:31:42 AM »
That is tiny! This should be interesting.

Offline LemonJello

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Re: Taiho - Zuikaku
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2015, 12:39:46 AM »
1/2000? Just thinking about that size gives me an eyestrain headache! Will be interesting to see these two finished and sporting their air wings.

Offline Tophe

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Re: Taiho - Zuikaku
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2015, 05:42:17 PM »
I love these tiny Harriers, like cartoon ones :-*

Offline Volkodav

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Re: Taiho - Zuikaku
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2015, 05:38:11 PM »
Looking forward to it, love your work.