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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #50 on: March 02, 2018, 08:59:16 AM »
A RW project: Scharnhorst/Gneisenau with 15 inch guns. Original and upgunned.


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #51 on: March 03, 2018, 01:42:33 AM »
 :smiley:

What about a post war version updated with helicopter deck and missiles?
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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #52 on: March 03, 2018, 04:59:21 PM »
Always thought the Yamato would suit an American style weapons upgrade given that it already had a hanger deck at the rear.  Would make a great whif.

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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #53 on: March 07, 2018, 03:40:48 AM »
With this drawing I try to figure out how to trasform a Pola class cruiser into a design of an italian compact battleship that appears in page 237 of 'The Complete Encyclopedia of Battleships and Battlecruisers' by Tony Gibbons.
https://www.amazon.es/Complete-Encyclopedia-Battleships-Technical-Directory/dp/B000N385OW/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1520365194&sr=8-2-fkmr0&keywords=encycopedia+battleships+gibbons

Displacement: 27,000 tons
Length: 190 m
Main armament: 6 x 15in


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #54 on: March 11, 2018, 09:13:52 PM »
I found first profile in the internet marked as HMS Barham. I think that its bow is fictional. Am I right? Anyway I like mentioned bow and grafted it in HMS Warspite and HMS Royal Sovereign.

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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #55 on: March 21, 2018, 01:08:50 AM »
US FlyingBattleship 1st iteration

USS Massachusetts 1/720 + P-38 1/72

« Last Edit: March 21, 2018, 02:33:01 PM by ysi_maniac »

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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #56 on: March 21, 2018, 05:37:17 PM »
oh la la !   :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:

I once tried something alike (in 3D) with a B-24 and an aircraft carrier (but imgur seems to refuse my attempts at loading an image ...)




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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #57 on: March 22, 2018, 11:16:21 AM »
US FlyingBattleship 2nd iteration. The definitive WEAPON

USS Massachusetts 1/720 + P-38 1/72 + M10 1/72 (tracked modules must be considered as bogies)


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #58 on: March 23, 2018, 05:56:16 AM »

absolutely grand

and the twin-boom P-38 should appeal strongly to Tophe


might make use of an air escort




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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #59 on: March 25, 2018, 04:13:54 AM »
Love your concept

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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #60 on: March 25, 2018, 06:50:13 AM »

thanks, I was inspired by this :




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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #61 on: March 25, 2018, 05:49:11 PM »
Must try to build that some day
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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #62 on: March 25, 2018, 08:54:39 PM »
Must try to build that some day

I have  a 1/400 Gharles De Gaulle in my stash ... and quite a few seaplanes ...

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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #63 on: March 25, 2018, 09:57:59 PM »

thanks, I was inspired by this :



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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #64 on: May 13, 2018, 12:11:31 AM »
Reaching the limits of submarine.

Submarine Battleship. in a certain way it could be like a 'BIG' Surcouf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_submarine_Surcouf

Submarine Aircraft Carrier.


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #65 on: May 13, 2018, 12:12:33 AM »
First approach to Submarine Aircraft Carrier and Battleship. These are based on 2 bottom KGV hulls (remain of waterline cutting) glued together.




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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #66 on: May 29, 2018, 04:29:38 AM »
Two approaches to super Graf Spee


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #67 on: June 17, 2018, 06:30:54 PM »
Alternative main artillery for Bismarck.

Insert: What I considered turrets could look with all big guns german designers considered during WWII, they also considered 2 gun turrets only.

In this line, I envisaged posibilities to intall them on a Bismarck hull. 15 inch is included for comparison purposes.


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #68 on: March 04, 2020, 01:05:23 PM »
What if HMS Hood la Richelieu (top), alternatively a more british option with bits taken from KGV


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #69 on: March 04, 2020, 02:14:27 PM »
Interesting profiles.   What would be two medium looking turrets to stern of la Richelieu style ?

Suggestion:  How about a 80s-ish modernization like on Iowa class ?
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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #70 on: March 04, 2020, 08:34:25 PM »
Nice work!

Been planning a build like that for several years, a Nelson with to quad 14" from a KGV forward and either 6" or 4.5" secondaries.  Superstructure would be moved forward to provide space for significantly enlarged machinery, rear facing hangar and stern mounted catapult.  The idea is a mid 30s battlecruiser to counter the Deutschlands.

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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #71 on: April 19, 2020, 01:35:02 PM »
What if a HMS Belfast equipped with 2x2 14 inch torrets (KGV's narrow turret). A kind of British pocket/compact Battleship


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Re: ysi_maniac's Naval drawings
« Reply #72 on: April 19, 2020, 01:44:26 PM »
Two alternatives to install 2 quadruple 14 inch turrets (from kgv class) in HMS Hood. Old secubdary artillery is deleted and main turrets of HMS Belfast are intalled instead.