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boggler25 Aug 2020 8:19 a.m. PST

Here's the last of the scratch built ACW river craft in 1/2400th scale. More photos and a think on the blog:

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USS ESSEX

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USS BENTON

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USS ESSEX next to the Peter Pig 1/600th scale version

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Andrew Walters25 Aug 2020 9:54 a.m. PST

Really neat!

Great detail for such tiny sizes.

"In progress" pictures are always welcome, too.

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2020 11:40 a.m. PST

These are coming along very nicely indeed

Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2020 1:36 p.m. PST

They look awesome. However, maybe it's just me, but to me the Benton should look fatter. Could just be the angle of the photo too.

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boggler25 Aug 2020 3:06 p.m. PST

Well spotted. The Benton started out as the Essex but I wasn't happy with it, so repurposed the hull. It's not too far off though in scale.

Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2020 6:01 a.m. PST

Whew, thought I might be losing it. :-)

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