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by Panzerschiffe
Wed Mar 02, 2011 12:41 am
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Airfix Scharnhorst 1/600th Scale
Replies: 1
Views: 5995

Airfix Scharnhorst 1/600th Scale

I applaud Airfix Re-releasing a few of the older kits this year; some of the older kits might need retooling before re-releasing. I just completed the Airfix 1/600th Scale Scharnhorst Kit 04206-8 with a mold date of 1963 placed on the underneath of the foredeck. I found this kit to be somewhat chall...
by Panzerschiffe
Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Airfix Re-releases Prinz Eugen & Repulse
Replies: 3
Views: 7191

Re: Airfix Re-releases Prinz Eugen & Repulse

Thanks much for your input. I look forward to purchasing and building both of them despite Repulse's shortcomings. I asked because I am building Airfix's Scharnhorst which I have found challenging. The upper gunnery director doesn't fit well at all into the tower. It is also depicted in it's prewar ...
by Panzerschiffe
Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Airfix Re-releases Prinz Eugen & Repulse
Replies: 3
Views: 7191

Airfix Re-releases Prinz Eugen & Repulse

Airfix announced on their website that they plan to re-release the HMS Repulse and the KMS Prinz Eugen with the original tooling. Does anyone have experience in assembling these kits? Were they challenging to build??
Other Kits are also being re-released and I ask for your input
by Panzerschiffe
Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: SONAR in the ship
Replies: 59
Views: 17711

Re: SONAR in the ship

Thanks for the replies to my question about the Graff Spee possesing sonar and/or hydrophones. I found in Koops and Scmolke's Book "Pocket Battleships of the Deutschland Class" that S-Anlage was installed in the Lutzow in the refit after it was torpedoed by the Spearfish (page 53). In Krankces book ...
by Panzerschiffe
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: SONAR in the ship
Replies: 59
Views: 17711

Re: SONAR in the ship

Apparently some of the panzerschiffe (Admiral Scheer and Lutzow) had either S-Anlage or GHG as well. Can anyone tell me if the Graff Spee was so equipped?