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1/350 ISW CGN-25 Bainbridge
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Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 12:22 AM UTC
Got this in the mail last week I wash it in soap and water. Also gave it a alcohol bath. I then wet sand it so the paint would hold. Two coats of prime on. Like the shape of the hull,no pits,no warp. I would like to do her in the 64'yr. But large aft housing removal would have destroy the hull. So she will be built in 1971 Nam Era. Waiting on Long Beach to complete my Task Force One.
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Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 10:26 AM UTC
You really have a very special and interesting selection of ships, Mardis!! Many ones I have never seen as a model! Looking forward to see your Task Force grow!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2016 - 10:01 PM UTC
Thanks, Connie and Wasp have been taking most of my time. finally get a little work done. Had to remove the platforms of the cwis guns and fill that square opening also.
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Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM UTC
Start back on her Sunday.
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Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 01:10 AM UTC
Working on her this weekend.
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Posted: Monday, September 19, 2016 - 07:40 AM UTC
O.K. so I wet sand the hull and got rid the small dings and scratches. Prime and did the deck weather blue. Ohhh I found out that housing came during her refit in 1977. But that's alright, she still a Nam Warrior.
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 04:22 PM UTC
Post photos this weekend!
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 08:58 AM UTC
Almost done with the aft section.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 02:29 PM UTC
Mardis,

Bainbridge was one beautiful ship. It is a pleasure watching your build come together!