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Re: USS CHOCTAW KIT UPDATE
Okay. Not big for a ship model, but BIG for an ironclad!
Very interesting and unusual and may be in depending of course how much vet bill we have at the release time.
Big, not really. The 1/200 Titanic at 51 inches is BIG. But probably not as heavy!
For those of you who haven't heard, Flagship Models is producing the world's first large scale model kit of the ULTIMATE IRONCLAD; THE USS Choctaw ironclad ram! This has been in the works for a while now and things are finally starting to come together. The design phase is at an end and we have sent the master pattern files to Shapeways for printing. This kit will be super detailed and the most accurate model kit of this most requested of American Civil War ships. The photos below are still lacking MANY details (masts, hogging posts, anchors, etc.) yet to be added. Once I get the parts, I can begin work on the instruction CD and the extensive photo etch details which will accompany the kit. This is going to be a beast of a model kit at 1/192 (1/16"= 1'-0") scale or 18" long! I hope to offer the kit in both full hull and waterline versions. Watch our web site (http://www.flagshipmodels.com) and Facebook pages for all the latest details.
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