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jeeves19 Nov 2020 10:06 a.m. PST

Is anyone here familiar with COB Constructs and Miniatures on shapeways? I was looking at their version of the Idzumo link Looks pretty good but it's only a render. Thanks in advance.

Personal logo McKinstry Supporting Member of TMP Fezian19 Nov 2020 1:40 p.m. PST

I've been happy with some 1/4800 from them but looking at the link, I'd certainly go with the Smoothest White Detail as a material choice.

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2020 4:36 p.m. PST

If you are looking for pre-dreadnaught, take a look at Brown Water Navy, also on Shapeways. Matt Lawson does a good job.

wtjcom Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2020 8:21 p.m. PST

Solely for comparison: A 1/2400 Idzumo will look substantially similar to this 1/1500 Idzumo (this is not a COB model).

wtj.com/product5775.html

For a general comparison of the various scales, there is a family snapshot of six different sizes of USS Denver (for comparison of the 1/2400 and 1/1500):

wtj.com/product6110.html

jeeves20 Nov 2020 8:30 a.m. PST

Thanks for the responses. So which to go with hmm

jeeves20 Nov 2020 8:38 a.m. PST

$10 USD shipping for a warship miniature on Shapeways? Nevermind lol

foxbat26 Nov 2020 11:43 a.m. PST

I've bought WTJ ships, and here is my copy of the Iwate, sister ship of the Idzumo

picture

If you want you can hae a look at more of their stuff on my blog

link

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cheers

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