The Ship Model Forum

The Ship Modelers Source
It is currently Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:16 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post a reply
Username:
Subject:
Message body:
Enter your message here, it may contain no more than 60000 characters. 

Font size:
Font colour
Options:
BBCode is ON
[img] is ON
[flash] is OFF
[url] is ON
Smilies are OFF
Disable BBCode
Do not automatically parse URLs
Question
type everything in between the quote marks: "N0$pam" Note the Zero:
This question is a means of preventing automated form submissions by spambots.
   

Topic review - Model Monkey Catalog
Author Message
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Changed the orientation of one of the USS Salem CA-139 bridge parts for improved print quality.

Attachment:
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge b1.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge b1.jpg [ 186.24 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]

Attachment:
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge c1.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge c1.jpg [ 152.98 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]

New models include a pair of F9F-2/3 Panther wingtip fuel tanks in 1/32 scale. F9F-2/3 Panther wingtip fuel tanks are also available in 1/48 scale intended to replace the popular Trumpeter kit's noticeably undersized tanks.

Attachment:
Model Monkey 1-32 F9F Panther Wingtip Fuel Tanks a.jpg
Model Monkey 1-32 F9F Panther Wingtip Fuel Tanks a.jpg [ 167.04 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]

Attachment:
Model Monkey 1-32 F9F Panther Wingtip Fuel Tanks c.jpg
Model Monkey 1-32 F9F Panther Wingtip Fuel Tanks c.jpg [ 123.62 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]

New nameplates include:
- all FREMM frigates in French service
- the first four FREMM frigates in Italian service
-USS Constellation FFG-62, the US Navy's new fast frigate based on the FREMM design to be built by Fincantieri Marinette Marine


Attachments:
Aquitaine D650.jpg
Aquitaine D650.jpg [ 39.89 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]
Alsace D656.jpg
Alsace D656.jpg [ 39.42 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]
Languedoc D653.jpg
Languedoc D653.jpg [ 40.44 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]
Carlo Bergamini F 590.jpg
Carlo Bergamini F 590.jpg [ 40.38 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]
Carabinieri F 593.jpg
Carabinieri F 593.jpg [ 40.5 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]
USS Constellation FFG-62.jpg
USS Constellation FFG-62.jpg [ 40.42 KiB | Viewed 103 times ]
Post Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:26 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Happy to announce a 1/350 scale bridge for Des Moines-class heavy cruiser USS Salem CA-139 has been added to the catalog. Link:
https://www.model-monkey.com/product-page/1-350-uss-salem-ca-139-bridge

Image

Thanks to Rick E. Davis, Tracy White and Larry Ouellette (a volunteer on museum ship Salem) for their help and advice.

Attachment:
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge a.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge a.jpg [ 215.41 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]

Excellent photos of USS Salem are available on the Modellmarine.de website. Link:
http://www.modellmarine.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5548:schwerer-kreuzer-uss-salem-in-quincy-teil-1&catid=216:museumsschiffe

Features:

- 4-part kit.
- Overall dimensions and features of this design are based on official US Navy Booklet of General Plans (BoGP) drawings of sistership USS Newport News CA-148 adjusted to match high-resolution photographs of museum ship USS Salem CA-139 and to fit the Very Fire 1/350 scale kits.
- Open bridge windows.
- Accurately shaped decks and platforms with below-deck supporting structure.  The length of the uppermost deck and deckhouse matches BoGP drawings. It is accurately shorter than the Very Fire kit's parts.
- Splinter shielding configuration accurate for 1950s.  The Very Fire kits' splinter shielding is accurate for the ships' as-built, late 1940s appearance.
- Accurately shaped Mk.37 fire control director tower of the correct height, with aft locker and access door, and battle lookout slits with shades.  The Very Fire kits' tower is an inaccurately-shaped simple cylinder, is too tall, and has no detailing.
- Accurately shaped (semi-circular) and fully instrumented pilot house forward armored bulkhead with open battle lookouts and coverings in the lowered position.  The Very Fire kits' pilot house and flag bridge forward bulkheads are inaccurately flat with no detailing.  The Very Fire kit's navigation bridge pilot house sides are inaccurately shaped.
- Fully instrumented navigation bridge and flag bridge interior bulkheads including chart tables, with overhead support detailing, all consistent with photographs of the actual ship's bridge interior.
- Accurately shaped navigation bridge overhead cover.  The Very Fire kit's cover extends too far to the rear covering too many windows.  The aft-most windows on the real ship's navigation bridge were not covered.
- Accurately positioned deck openings for inclined ladders.  The Very Fire kit's openings are too far forward.
- Open venturi (wind deflector) with the correct number of baffles.  The Very Fire kit's venturi is solid with too many baffles.
- Other features included in this model but omitted from the Very Fire kits:
1. Integrated peloruses on the navigation bridge and flag bridge, two on each deck, of the correct configuration.
2. Accurately configured doors and portholes on the aft side of the deckhouses.
3. Doors of two different configurations, rapid-opening on deck house sides, and fully dogged on the aft end of the deckhouses.  The Very Fire kit's doors are of an inaccurate configuration for Salem.
4. Accurate absence of rigols ("eyebrows") above portholes.  The real ship did not have them on the bridge bulkheads.  The Very Fire kits bridge parts inaccurately include them.
5. Starboard side, aft, bridge urinal station with door.
6. Splinter shielding interior reinforcing ribs.
7. Port and starboard sidelights with reflecting plates.
8. Starboard side square antenna trunk with insulator on top.
9. Outriggers for mast stays.


Attachments:
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge b.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge b.jpg [ 164.84 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge d.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge d.jpg [ 166.83 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge e.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge e.jpg [ 194.99 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge f.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge f.jpg [ 122.66 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge g.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge g.jpg [ 174.96 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge h.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge h.jpg [ 165.07 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge i.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge i.jpg [ 160.45 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge j.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge j.jpg [ 197.34 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge k.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Salem CA-139 Bridge k.jpg [ 186.63 KiB | Viewed 242 times ]
Post Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:58 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
The designs for 1/350 scale RMS Titanic funnels and a 1/350 scale bridge for Des Moines class heavy cruiser USS Salem CA-139 are nearing completion.

In the mean time, new nameplates for early US battleships and two more nameplates for Flower class corvettes have been added to the catalog.


Attachments:
USS South Carolina BB-26.jpg
USS South Carolina BB-26.jpg [ 40.24 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS Michigan BB-27.jpg
USS Michigan BB-27.jpg [ 40.33 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS Delaware BB-28.jpg
USS Delaware BB-28.jpg [ 40.35 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS North Dakota BB-29.jpg
USS North Dakota BB-29.jpg [ 40.15 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS Florida BB-30.jpg
USS Florida BB-30.jpg [ 41.13 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS Utah BB-31.jpg
USS Utah BB-31.jpg [ 40.03 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS Wyoming BB-32.jpg
USS Wyoming BB-32.jpg [ 40.59 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
USS Arkansas BB-33.jpg
USS Arkansas BB-33.jpg [ 40.11 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
HMS Anchusa.jpg
HMS Anchusa.jpg [ 39.58 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
HMS Begonia.jpg
HMS Begonia.jpg [ 39.5 KiB | Viewed 465 times ]
Post Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:32 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Thanks, Martin!

Happy to announce some new nameplates:

- all three Indiana-class battleships, USS Indiana BB-1, USS Massachusetts, BB-2 and USS Oregon BB-3, 10 cm length to complement your 1/225 scale Glencoe USS Oregon kit

- Shimakaze 島風, suitable for both the exceptionally fast World War Two-era IJN destroyer (47 knots!) or modern JMSDF Hatakaze-class destroyer. It's a large plate, 10 cm, to complement 1/350 scale kits (Fujimi, Hasegawa, etc.) and 1/200 scale kits (Timo's Model World multi-media kit). 5"/54 cal. single-dome "Frog-Eye" mounts are available, too, for Hatakaze class ships, etc.

- Nanchang 南昌, first PLAN Type 055 stealth guided missile destroyer (filling a role roughly similar to a Ticonderoga-class cruiser)

- three more PLAN Type 052D guided missile destroyer 10 cm-length nameplates, Hefei 合肥, Xining 西宁, and Yinchuan 银川, bringing the total of Type 052D nameplates to six ships of the class (roughly similar to an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer)

- three Royal Navy World War Two-era M-class destroyers including one in Polish Navy service, HMS Musketeer, HMS Milne and ORP Orkan


Attachments:
USS Indiana BB-1.jpg
USS Indiana BB-1.jpg [ 39.79 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
USS Massachusetts BB-2.jpg
USS Massachusetts BB-2.jpg [ 39.75 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
USS Oregon BB-3.jpg
USS Oregon BB-3.jpg [ 39.76 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
Shimakaze.jpg
Shimakaze.jpg [ 39.45 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
Nanchang.jpg
Nanchang.jpg [ 39.43 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
Hefei.jpg
Hefei.jpg [ 38.03 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
Xining.jpg
Xining.jpg [ 38.26 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
Yinchuan.jpg
Yinchuan.jpg [ 38.81 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
HMS Musketeer.jpg
HMS Musketeer.jpg [ 40.36 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
HMS Milne.jpg
HMS Milne.jpg [ 38.88 KiB | Viewed 566 times ]
Post Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:26 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Love that Oklahoma! The St Paul is nice too. That other guy? What a hack... :roll_eyes:
Post Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:45 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Thanks so much, Maxim!

A valued customer sent some photos of his recently completed 1/700 scale USS Oklahoma BB-37 and USS St Paul CA-73 models. His Okie features Model Monkey 14"/45 turrets and Mk.19 directors. His St. Paul features a Model Monkey forward superstructure, 8"/55 turrets, 3"/50 tubs, and Mk.34, Mk.37 and Mk.56 fire control directors. Another valued customer, our own Martin Quinn, sent photos of his 1/350 scale Revell Tirpitz, featuring Model Monkey turrets all around.


Attachments:
IMG_20200419_004213816_TOP small.jpg
IMG_20200419_004213816_TOP small.jpg [ 245.81 KiB | Viewed 708 times ]
IMG_20200419_004352693_TOP small.jpg
IMG_20200419_004352693_TOP small.jpg [ 247.44 KiB | Viewed 708 times ]
IMG_20191215_001147153 small.jpg
IMG_20191215_001147153 small.jpg [ 177.26 KiB | Viewed 708 times ]
IMG_20191215_001159909 small.jpg
IMG_20191215_001159909 small.jpg [ 153.2 KiB | Viewed 708 times ]
Revell 1-350 Tirpitz valued customer a small.jpg
Revell 1-350 Tirpitz valued customer a small.jpg [ 385.04 KiB | Viewed 704 times ]
Revell 1-350 Tirpitz valued customer b small.jpg
Revell 1-350 Tirpitz valued customer b small.jpg [ 370.95 KiB | Viewed 703 times ]
Post Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:04 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Cool, another interesting conversion set! :thumbs_up_1:
Post Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:19 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Happy to announce a set of enclosed bridges for Baltimore class heavy cruiser USS Los Angeles CA-135 as the ship appeared circa 1957-1959 is now available in 1/700 scale.

It was during this time that the ship carried three SSM-N-8 Regulus missiles.

The model includes a complete set of Mk.34, Mk.37 and Mk.56 fire control directors and Mk.13 radar antennas, enough for both the forward and aft superstructure.

Turrets and a nameplate are also available.
Attachment:
CA-135 Los Angeles 1957 0413561 small.jpg
CA-135 Los Angeles 1957 0413561 small.jpg [ 181.48 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]


Attachments:
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 a.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 a.jpg [ 240.19 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 f.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 f.jpg [ 168.67 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 d.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 d.jpg [ 186.5 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 b.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 b.jpg [ 188.04 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 h.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 h.jpg [ 183.61 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 i.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 i.jpg [ 187.59 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 j.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 j.jpg [ 176.87 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 assembly b.jpg
1-700 Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges 1957-1959 assembly b.jpg [ 232.96 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
USS Los Angeles CA-135.jpg
USS Los Angeles CA-135.jpg [ 39.8 KiB | Viewed 352 times ]
Post Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:11 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
A few recent printings and new nameplates for hypothetical "never-were" H-class battleships.


Attachments:
Model Monkey 1-72 Boat Winches for 26 foot Whale Boats a.jpg
Model Monkey 1-72 Boat Winches for 26 foot Whale Boats a.jpg [ 165.74 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Model Monkey 1-72 Ready Service Ammunition Lockers for 20mm Oerlikon Cannons d.jpg
Model Monkey 1-72 Ready Service Ammunition Lockers for 20mm Oerlikon Cannons d.jpg [ 152.85 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Model Monkey 1-72 Ready Service Ammunition Lockers for 20mm Oerlikon Cannons c.jpg
Model Monkey 1-72 Ready Service Ammunition Lockers for 20mm Oerlikon Cannons c.jpg [ 123.31 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Model Monkey 1-542 Saratoga CVA-60 Island 1970-1975 b.jpg
Model Monkey 1-542 Saratoga CVA-60 Island 1970-1975 b.jpg [ 183.67 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Model Monkey 1-542 Saratoga CVA-60 Island 1970-1975 c.jpg
Model Monkey 1-542 Saratoga CVA-60 Island 1970-1975 c.jpg [ 213.23 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Model Monkey 1-200 Mk 19 Fire Control Directors c.jpg
Model Monkey 1-200 Mk 19 Fire Control Directors c.jpg [ 150.57 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Model Monkey 1-200 Mk 19 Fire Control Directors d.jpg
Model Monkey 1-200 Mk 19 Fire Control Directors d.jpg [ 175.4 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Grossdeutschland.jpg
Grossdeutschland.jpg [ 38.44 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Hutten.jpg
Hutten.jpg [ 37.07 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Berlichingen.jpg
Berlichingen.jpg [ 37.87 KiB | Viewed 513 times ]
Post Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:37 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Thanks, fellas!

New nameplates include:
- several US Navy destroyers
- all completed Italian Capitani Romani class light cruisers with additional nameplates for those ships of the class in French service with their French names. This class was exceptionally fast, over 40 knots.

Nameplates for Russian subjects in Cyrillic have been modified to include a more traditional Russian font.


Basic nameplate size is 7 cm (~2.75 inches) to complement 1/700 scale ship models. Nameplates can be enlarged upon request to better complement models in larger scales.


Attachments:
USS Nicholas DD-449.jpg
USS Nicholas DD-449.jpg [ 40.38 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
USS Charles F Adams DDG-2.jpg
USS Charles F Adams DDG-2.jpg [ 40.05 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
USS John King DDG-3.jpg
USS John King DDG-3.jpg [ 40.59 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
USS Barney DDG-6.jpg
USS Barney DDG-6.jpg [ 40.1 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
USS Cochrane DDG-21.jpg
USS Cochrane DDG-21.jpg [ 40.39 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
USS Waddell DDG-24.jpg
USS Waddell DDG-24.jpg [ 40.39 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
San Giorgio.jpg
San Giorgio.jpg [ 38.83 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
Giulio Germanico.jpg
Giulio Germanico.jpg [ 40.52 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
Scipione Africano.jpg
Scipione Africano.jpg [ 40.26 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
Admiral Kuznetsov in Cyrillic.jpg
Admiral Kuznetsov in Cyrillic.jpg [ 39.91 KiB | Viewed 596 times ]
Post Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:41 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Elvis965 wrote:
ModelMonkey wrote:
a set of RMS Titanic funnels in 1/350 and 1/400 scales


Nice!

Bob

Yes, indeed!
Post Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:32 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
ModelMonkey wrote:
a set of RMS Titanic funnels in 1/350 and 1/400 scales


Nice!

Bob
Post Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:50 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
dhenning wrote:
Steve,
Understand completely your decision to decline any more requests, but would it be possible to get an update on your "to be developed" project list? Some of us have future builds in mind and it would help tremendously if we knew what goodies might be coming down the Model Monkey slipways to prevent scratchbuilding regrets!

Dave

Hi Dave,

Thanks for your interest and patronage!

Except for a few projects already announced, the project list is now "close-hold" and will not be made public. This is to help preclude competitors from preempting products in research and design, then quickly releasing identical products spoiling the market and wasting significant efforts and monies spent, as has happened.

I do regret any disappointment and inconvenience this causes modelers.

I will confirm two soon-to-be-released products, hopefully this month or next (no promises), a set of RMS Titanic funnels in 1/350 and 1/400 scales, and a bridge for USS Salem in 1/350 scale, not necessarily in that order. Renderings of one of the funnels appear below at about 80% complete. Some of what you see will change.

There will be more nameplates, too.

For those who haven't already done so, please consider subscribing to Model-Monkey.com at the bottom of the catalog's main webpage. Subscribers receive new product announcements via email, about once per month or so - no spam.


Attachments:
Model Monkey 1-350 Titanic Funnel 1 at 80 percent a.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Titanic Funnel 1 at 80 percent a.jpg [ 91.12 KiB | Viewed 778 times ]
Model Monkey 1-350 Titanic Funnel 1 at 80 percent c.jpg
Model Monkey 1-350 Titanic Funnel 1 at 80 percent c.jpg [ 146.66 KiB | Viewed 778 times ]
Post Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:25 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
ModelMonkey wrote:
Guest wrote:
Hopefully, it ok to post here. Would you ever consider IJN 40mm/62 HI in 700th? Probably would fly of the shelves, there are none in that scale either.

Thanks for your interest!

I regret to say that other than custom text on nameplates, I no longer accept requests for new research and design projects, free or commissioned. Other vendors may accept your request. You can reach many on Shapeways' 3D design request board, link: https://www.shapeways.com/forum/f/3d-de ... quests.92/

Hope this helps, thanks again and best wishes!


Steve,
Understand completely your decision to decline any more requests, but would it be possible to get an update on your "to be developed" project list? Some of us have future builds in mind and it would help tremendously if we knew what goodies might be coming down the Model Monkey slipways to prevent scratchbuilding regrets!

Dave
Post Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:10 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Guest wrote:
Hopefully, it ok to post here. Would you ever consider IJN 40mm/62 HI in 700th? Probably would fly of the shelves, there are none in that scale either.

Thanks for your interest!

I regret to say that other than custom text on nameplates, I no longer accept requests for new research and design projects, free or commissioned. Other vendors may accept your request. You can reach many on Shapeways' 3D design request board, link: https://www.shapeways.com/forum/f/3d-de ... quests.92/

Hope this helps, thanks again and best wishes!
Post Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:16 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
The Japanese 40 mm/62 is the gun called 2-pdr. Mark II (PomPom) by the British.

Niko Model offers one as Japanese version:
http://www.nikomodel.pl/index.php/en/resin-kits/accessories-en/kits-1-700-en/item/japanese-40mm-single-aa-gun

But I am sure there are better parts for the British available.
Post Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:12 am
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Guest, don't count on that as appears not many made of the actual gun & was in service about 10yrs as was replaced by the 25mm gun starting in 1935.
http://www.navweaps.com/Weapons/WNJAP_40mm-62_HI.php
Post Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:36 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
Hopefully, it ok to post here. Would you ever consider IJN 40mm/62 HI in 700th? Probably would fly of the shelves, there are none in that scale either.
Post Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:14 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
It will be a little while before both the Belfast compass platform and the Vickers weapons are ready. Thanks for your patience!

In the mean time, several new nameplates for modern PLAN (Chinese navy) Type 052B, 052C and 052D class destroyers are now available. Some examples are shown below. And a recent printing, the 1/700 scale USS Arizona Memorial, follows.


Attachments:
Shenyang.jpg
Shenyang.jpg [ 39.36 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Shijiazhuang.jpg
Shijiazhuang.jpg [ 40.1 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Lanzhou.jpg
Lanzhou.jpg [ 39.75 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Haikou.jpg
Haikou.jpg [ 39.24 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Changsha.jpg
Changsha.jpg [ 40.26 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Kunming.jpg
Kunming.jpg [ 39.7 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Nanjing.jpg
Nanjing.jpg [ 39.22 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Arizona Memorial b.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Arizona Memorial b.jpg [ 203.72 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Arizona Memorial g.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Arizona Memorial g.jpg [ 130.78 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Model Monkey 1-700 Arizona Memorial f.jpg
Model Monkey 1-700 Arizona Memorial f.jpg [ 140.94 KiB | Viewed 1029 times ]
Post Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:47 pm
  Post subject:  Re: Model Monkey Catalog  Reply with quote
No hurry, Steve. My Sopwith won't be started until next year.
Walt
Post Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:59 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group