USS New Jersey BB-62 Circa 1985 
by Anthony Alvear 

1/350 USS New Jersey BB-62 (Tamiya)

After more than 5 months, +1000 parts, and 180 hours of work finished the Ship New Jersey, a model rescue, restored and renovated after a fall where the keel and superstructure were broken, in addition to many destroyed pieces.

Many improvements were added…Plastruct styrene sheet, Rod, strip, Generic PE from gold medal models in railings, Stokes Litters and safety nets, Flyhawk vertical and inclined ladders, Watertight Doors, lifebuoy from dream models, Brass pipe 0,3mm, 0,4mm, 0,5mm, 0.8mm improvements…stairs and handrails from flyhawk, ciws phalanx from veteran models, decals from Gold Medal Models, helo sh-60 from Veteran models, radar SPS-49 and Sps-10 from Gold Medal Models, in addition to the set USN Carrier deck equipment from gallery models ..Wooden deck from EP Model..metallic anchor chains…weathering from Tamiya set B, invisible thread .004 mm nylon.
Tamiya, Model master and Humbrol Enamels Paints…satin lacquer From Rust-Oleum.

reference: Warship pictorial Uss New Jersey from Steve Wiper.

Anthony Alvear

Gallery updated 9/8/2020