kit review

  1. WarrLight

    kit review Box Opening-1:50 Royal Caroline ZHL/YuanQing

    I promised some of our friends over at another thread that I will show the contents of the kit that I purchased from ZHL for US$258. This is the Royal Caroline 1:50 scale, not to be confused with the exquisite (and much more expensive) 1:30 Royal Caroline with all the bells and whistles. The...
  2. Heinrich

    kit review BLUENOSE SCHOONER POF MODEL -1:72 – YuanQing Models

    Ever since YuanQing announced their model of the renowned Canadian Schooner - Bluenose on SOS, it has created considerable interest. https://shipsofscale.com/sosforums/threads/full-rib-bluenose-finished As to the history of Bluenose, so much has been said and written that there is not much...
  3. Uwek

    kit review LE COUREUR - french lugger - POF-kit in scale 1:48 by CAF

    Kit Review: PART 1 LE COUREUR french lugger POF-kit in scale 1:48 by CAF since several months we were able to follow the development of this amazing kit in one of our topics https://shipsofscale.com/sosforums/threads/1-48-le-coureur-1776.4661/ -> so we all want now to see the final content...
  4. Uwek

    kit review LE COUREUR - french lugger - POF-kit in scale 1:48 by CAF

    Kit Review: PART 1 LE COUREUR french lugger POF-kit in scale 1:48 by CAF since several months we were able to follow the development of this amazing kit in one of our topics https://shipsofscale.com/sosforums/threads/1-48-le-coureur-1776.4661/ -> so we all want now to see the final content...
  5. Jimsky

    kit review LEUDO Vinaino POB, Scale 1:48 - by Falkonet (Russia)

    Just got today in the mail. Wondering what inside? Is it a wooden kit or? Intrigued already? Well...keep visiting this page to reveal the mystery... Need daylight to take photos, most likely on the weekend. Stay tuned...
  6. Uwek

    kit review Cutter HMS ALERT 1777 - POF in scale 1:48 - by TRIDENT MODEL

    Kit Review: Cutter HMS ALERT 1777 POF in scale 1:48 by TRIDENT MODEL in the beginning some older renderings of the 3D-model - when I receive actual one´s I will change them Trident Models is a very new chinese manufacturer (since 2018) and this model is the very first kit they produce on a...
  7. paulv1958

    Occre Ulises Tug Boat

    The Ulises Tugboat is a kit tugboat made by Occre. It is based on a steam tug of the 1900's and is 1:30 in scale. The web site states 'The Ulises model was an ocean-going tug. During the sixties, maritime traffic was very intense, the coming and going of goods crossing seas and oceans around...
  8. T

    kit review 1/350 USS Misssouri (or any Iowa class) by Joyyard

    I just received the Joyyard Missouri kit. A cursory inspection shows that the advertisement hype is no exaggeration. Even the packaging is first class. The PE is in a separate box wrapped like a piece of jewelry. The details are really outstanding. The instruction manual is full color and...
  9. K

    kit review Victory's (Amati) Pegasus 1:64 kit. Part 2

    A review of the Swan-class sloop model, Pegasus, designed by Chris Watton and produced by Amati under their Victory brand. Part 2. The Rest. There are six reels of black thread, seven reels of natural and four hanks, one black and three natural, including anchor hawse rope. None of the...
  10. K

    kit review Victory's (Amati) Pegasus 1:64 kit. Part 1

    A review of the Swan-class sloop model, Pegasus, designed by Chris Watton and produced by Amati under their Victory brand. Part 1 Inside the reasonably stout box, the larger laser-cut items are all contained and protected inside plastic bags. There are separate bags for the copper plates and...
  11. Heinrich

    kit review BATAVIA - KOLDERSTOK

    Dear Friends I have been asked by Maarten and Uwe to submit a kit review on my newly acquired Kolderstok model of the Batavia VOC Spiegelretourschip. This is I do with pleasure. On Tuesday 28 January, I ordered the VOC Retourschip (Return Ship), Batavia from Hans Nieuwkoop - the founder and...
  12. Uwek

    Kit Review: ESSEX - Whaler (Moby Dick) in scale 1:60 from Occre

    ESSEX - Whaler known by the book and film about Moby Dick History mentioned by Occre: In November 1820, the sinking of the whaling ship Essex, along with the survival of part of her crew, thrilled and moved the US public. The year before she had set sail from Nantucket on a new whaling...
  13. Uwek

    kit review HMS TERROR" - scale 1:75 from Occre

    HMS Terror History mentioned by Occre: In 1845, under the command of Sir John A. Franklin, the ships Terror and Erebus set off on an expedition to navigate the famous Northwest Passage. They were the first ships to be fitted out with auxiliary steam engines and were also reinforced with iron...
  14. NMBROOK

    Kit Review "Twelve Apostles 1847" Deagostini Partwork 1/100

    Hi All The Twelve Apostles was a 120 gun Russian ship of the line launched in 1847.I will not delve into her history,that will be covered when I eventually start a build log.This is being put in the stash for the foreseeable as I have plenty of current projects on the go. I have recently...
  15. Jimsky

    Kit Review: "H.M. Armed Cutter Alert 1777 (Second Edition) - Plank On Bulkhead", Scale 1:64 - Vanguard Models

    The model kit of the Alert is depicted after her refit with twelve six-pounder guns and a full complement of twelve half-pounder swivel guns, giving an ordnance total of twenty-four guns. We have many pages about the history of Alert here at SOS, I will rather concentrate on the kits itself...
  16. Wooden Ship Crafts

    Kit Review: H.M.S. Victory Constructo 1:94 Unboxing

    Hi there, so I decided to build my own HMS Victory model. I searched for different ones and my eyes stopped on the H.M.S. Victory from Constructo 1:94. It is a big and complex model as I wanted. Honestly, I was surprised to realize that the length of this model is 111 cm. Size It is a 1 to 94...
  17. Uwek

    kit review clinker built Cutter of the LA SALAMANDRE in scale 1:48 from CAF Models

    Hallo my friends, I received a sample of the new revised add on kit of one of the boats of the La Salamandre from CAF, which I want to introduce today It is the Cutter in scale 1:48, full rib construction with a total length of 130mm Before I want to show you the "old" version which was built...
  18. Jimsky

    Kit Review: Four-oared Yawl-Scale 1:72 Master Korabel

    "The yawl boat - a small four-oared boat carried over the main hatch -was missing, suggesting that at least some of the missing people could have left the Mary Celeste in it" Russian Tsar and his family retreat in a "Yal-4" (4 oars) Yal (from...
  19. SAIL AND SAIL

    kit review HMS ALERT the naval cutter 1777" SHIPYARD 1:72 Laser cardboard kit 1

    HMS ALERT the naval cutter 1777 SHIPYARD 1:72 Laser cardboard kit 1 Kit Info Name: HMS Alert Cat. No. ZL:001 Scale: 1:72 Lenght: 540 mm Width: 220 mm Height: 460 mm Quantity in package: 1 piece Type of packaging: Box (500x350x50 mm) Laser-Cut Kit includes: - all parts cut by laser -...
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