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HMS Dreadnought 1907
HMS Dreadnought 1907 - 290+ pieces
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


Originally published on:
Model Shipwrights

SUMMARY
Highs: Highly detailed hull and super-structure. Waterline option. Includes a good amount of photo-etch as well.
Lows: Hull fit is a bit floppy and may require some filler.
Verdict: Overall this is a nice pocket-sized battleship which started the entire Dreadnought classification.
  Scale: 1:700
  Mfg. ID: 06704
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  PUBLISHED: Dec 19, 2014
  NATIONALITY: United Kingdom
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 84.63%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of TankRat's. All rights reserved.


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Molding looks superb in the still images. Impressive how they made the hull for waterline and full options.
DEC 19, 2014 - 05:20 PM
Already built and painted it. IMHO it's Trumpeter's best moldings yet - the fit is generally very good; even the wood deck is excellently rendered in plastic. However, the PE brass gauge is a little on the heavy side making it difficult to fold the finer parts - like the frames for lifeboat cradles. Pity WEM won't be releasing a PE set for the model now.
DEC 20, 2014 - 04:16 AM
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