by Anthony Perrotta
1/700 USS Astoria CA-34 (Trumpeter)
In addition to the usual mods, drilling portholes, replacing anchor chain etc etc I also used spares box PE, PE prop guards, kit searchlights were replaced with Pit Road, masts are brass rod, tubing and plastic discs made with punch and die. Boat cradles scratched from plastic card, capstans plastic rod and P+D discs, flag bag anchor ends plastic card. Rigging is EZ line strands teased out into several diameters. Model Master paints were used.
- WEM New Orleans Class PE
- Master Barrels 700/016
- 3d Modelparts 1.1 quads, 20mm
- Artwork wood deck