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HMS Vanguard

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HMS Vanguard...

MFG: Samek Models
Medium: Resin/PE
Scale: 1/700
Artist: David J. Salvin

This new commission answers the question “what if the HMS Vanguard were refitted with modern weaponry as the US Iowa class were?” The kit includes Harpoon missiles and sea sparrow missiles with four CWIS(Phalanx) close air defense cannon. Railings were from Lion Roar. Vertical rigging is stretched sprue and horizontal rigging is Caenis fly fishing line. Tamiya acrylics with pastel weathering.

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About the Author

About David J. Salvin (djandj)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I began building models at the age of 8. Stopped for college and law school and came back to the hobby after an 18 year intermission. Having built most everything from space ships to full-rigged sailing ships, I have returned to my first love - 1/700 military shipping. Modeling is just one of m...