New products from Model Monkey!
For those who are building straight deck, Korean War-era Essex class SCB-27 ships, some had a port side crane sponson located just aft of the midships aircraft elevator, differently shaped than the starboard crane sponson. Here you go:
1/700 scale: http://shpws.me/PqEy
1/350 scale: http://shpws.me/PqEb
Essex class enclosed electric stairway (escalator) is now available.
1/350 scale: http://shpws.me/PqDi
Joining a growing list of Essex class aircraft carrier islands, as they appeared in World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, are two new late-World War Two islands:
An Essex class island for USS Lexington CV-16 as it appeared in 1945 with enlarged bridge, is now available in 1/350 scale. The island was in this configuration during attacks on the Japanese mainland
An Essex class island for USS Bon Homme Richard CV-31 as it appeared in 1945 is now ready in 1/350 scale. The island was in this configuration during end-of-war aerial attacks on the Japanese mainland.
Many Essex class islands are already available in 1/700, 1/530, 1/525 and 1/350 scales with more coming.
A superstructure in 1/350 scale for USS West Virginia
BB-48 as it appeared pre-war, circa 1939-1940. This superstructure has been scaled specifically for the Blue Water Navy/Yankee Modelworks resin kit.
75 more metal nameplates with decorative rope border for model ships of several nationalities have been added to the catalog bringing the total to nearly 200 ships' names. Requests for other names are welcome (for planes, trains and tanks, etc., too!). Among the new nameplates are: