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Anton Ryzbak27 Apr 2020 11:56 p.m. PST


I had some free time today so I took another model off the pile and threw it together. The Zvezda model of the San Martin galleon is simply superb. It was a fun build and will be a welcome addition to my wargaming fleet. link

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2020 4:20 a.m. PST

That's a nice looking model!

Legionarius28 Apr 2020 7:52 a.m. PST

A ship like that could sail from Acapulco to Manila and back! Alternatively, it would have no trouble dispatching any scurvy dogs who dared approach him in the Caribbean. Beautiful work!

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2020 8:00 a.m. PST


Thanks for the reports on your builds of these amazing kits. you must have gotten a good deal on the whole lot. I checked on-line prices and they rum from $12 USD and up depending on the ship model.

Looking forward to see your whole fleet.


Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2020 11:10 a.m. PST


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2020 12:01 p.m. PST

Nicely done!

Anton Ryzbak28 Apr 2020 3:14 p.m. PST

ColCampbell, you are right I got these at a reasonable discount. But, to view it from another angle, what would the price of similarly scaled resin or metal figures cost? (at least that is my excuse, and I'm sticking to it!!)

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2020 5:28 p.m. PST

Oh, I know. I'm glad that you were able to get all of them at a price you could pay. They will be a sight to see when you get them all completed.

Do you plan on having any sea battles with them?


Must Contain Minis28 Apr 2020 7:35 p.m. PST

Looks great!

Anton Ryzbak28 Apr 2020 8:26 p.m. PST

ColCampbell, Oh absolutely. They form the naval component of my ongoing 30 Years War themed campaign

I have fought a couple of actions using the ancient Valiant range already, but the models have suffered over the past four decades and I can't find replacements so I decided to make the leap to 1/350th scale and use these

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