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Speaking of Fairy Kikaku George F Elliott Resin Kit
Posted by Bill Oreto on February 15, 2020, 20:01:44, in reply to "Re: new kits?
If some of you remember the old days of craftsman kits and the challenge to build and complete, FK has brought the challenge back. I never seen a resin kit offered before that broke the hull into 4 sections. Afraid of warpage , to small of box or thought they were capturing detail all unknown. Green putty needed. You will have to get 20mms and the stern chaser gun (3” or 5”?). Only a to scale line drawing and this will help scratch build the booms not included. Painting instructions included but not in English but proper paint scheme was already discussed on the board.
LCPs were ehh and I think Blue Ridge makes LCPs in 1/700. Minus also the deck winches so a visit to Shapeways as well for them.
Not a terrible craftsman kit more like a jr. craftsman kit. If you never scratch built simple items before I recommend this kit to stretch your skills. I have seen far more challenging kits. If you wish to do this right photos are a must.
I've seen some kits by Fairy Kikaku on the auction site that match this description.They are probably still there.
Anybody hear anything about new kits. One of them is apparently of a Swedish coast defense battleship and others include Greek ships among others.
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