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Re: Conversion of Whidbey Island to Harpers Ferry
Yes there is more to it then just the cranes and weapons locations. See if you can find online photos of the Orange Hobby 1/350 Harpers Ferry and compare to any of their 1/700 Whidbey Island kits. The one crane on the Harpers Ferry has a different rating than either of the two on the WI ships. The area midships is also very different. There is a large opening there on the Whidbey Islands that is not there on the Harper Ferry ships and there is a different bridge (ramp) connector arrangement from the aft flight deck to the island structure spanning this area. The docking well is also much shorter on the Harper Ferry ships. I had hoped that Orange Hobby would do a Harpers Ferry in 1/700, but they have not deciding to do it in 1/350 and no Whidbey Island in 1/350.
Is just a matter of removing the one crane ?
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