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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:16 pm 
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Thanks Dan.
The good think is, I wll also build the Hatsushimo. So my question there is also solved :D .

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:19 am 
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Desk masks for the new Hasegawa kits to be released in October. Very helpful. (Image courtesy of Hobby Japan


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:49 am 
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And now, Fujimi plans its own 1/700 Yugumo release: http://www.fujimimokei.com/img/catalog.pdf

Which also means a future 1/350 version isn't too far fetched.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:37 am 
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Yes!!!!! I hope they come out with a 1/350 scale kit soon!!!! So many late war destroyers to be built !!


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:56 am 
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Got my Asashimo finished. Thanks for your help Dan.
I'm not sur if I got all completly right.
I think the model will apear next year in the gallery.
So just a preview pic.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:33 am 
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That's a great build, Christian. Well done. Lots of good details. Looking forward to the gallery views.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:21 pm 
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Thanks Dan.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:39 pm 
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Fujimi has now released its own 1/700 Yugumo class kits. These are NEXT (snap together) kits, two in a box, colored parts, full hull option. The kits can be configured for either early or late war fit. The degaussing cable is the Uraga Dock Shipyard pattern only.

So far, I see it only on Hobbysearch Japan: http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10498090

As I'm most curious about it, particularly as I have no experience with a NEXT type kit, I'm going to order a kit for review. Image courtesy of Hobbysearch Japan.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:44 am 
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I have Fujimis Next Yamato and yes the kit is great, but also has it's downsides.
As a snap kit also small parts big attachment points and a big hole where you fit it.
So leaving the davits off, for example, than you have a big hole to fill on the deck.
That could be a problem in the kit with the paravanes and the cutters for example.
Also in the Yamato kit the big holes in the wing of the planes lead to sinkmarks. Something that wouldn't be the case in a normal kit.
And for a surprise the cutter in the Yamto kit where really flat, even the ones from the old W sprue looked better.

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Thx for the input, Christian. Frankly, I'm not surprised to hear that a snap together kit loses some integrity and fineness when compared to a regular kit. I'm still curious, though.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:49 am 
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I hope Fujimi releases a 1/700 Yugumo in their Seaway series soon. It seems like Fujimi has been investing heavily in producing snap kits (Fune Next series) and colored plastic variants (Easy series). I appreciate the company offering modelers of different abilities more choices, but I really NEED an updated, high-quality Shinano! :cool_2:

Looking forward to Dan's opinion on the new Yugumo just the same...

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:37 am 
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That review is probably about 3-4 months out, given the current backlog.

This just in from the Paul Allen expedition and the R/V Petrel, just finishing in Ormoc Bay, Phillipines. They have found one of the two Yugumo class DDs (Hamanami, Naganami) sunk during the TA 3 Operation, Nov 11, 1944. Early conjecture is that it may be Hamanami, but that's not a certainty. The ship is badly damaged forward, broken ahead of #1 TT mount. That description might actually fit Naganami's demise better, so stay tuned:


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:27 am 
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Petrel has now found the second Yugumo-class ship sunk at Ormoc Bay as well. Pics are on their Facebook page. Can't help but hope the other Leyte Gulf wrecks are in their crosshairs for this year!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:42 pm 
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Some Naganami wreck pics


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:35 am 
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I’m hoping for a 1/350 scale next!!!!


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