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by Matthias
Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:45 pm
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Best Models Makers
Replies: 3
Views: 2651

Kit-Builder wrote: I’d say it’s the builder not the kit that make a fine displayed ship :lol:.
Steve
Uh, that's sure...;) I would rather build the entire ship by myself instead to buy a polystyrene model, if I only had the time...:P
by Matthias
Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: The Denmark Strait battle article
Replies: 8
Views: 4437

Great!!!

As soon as I can I will buy the new number...;)

My God...I would be pleased to talk to Mr Bagnasco too, I read some of his books...:D
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Electrolytic Reduction
Replies: 2
Views: 1752

As a chemist, I don't believe Krupp used a long and expensive process of electrolitical passivation on they guns barrel to avoid corrosion, but I agree with Dave about the steel composition of the Wh and KC paltes of hardened steel: those material are designed specifically to resist corrosion in sea...
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 1:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good evening!
Replies: 4
Views: 2159

Nice to see that finally, after so many years, I've found a community of people who share my passion...;)
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:01 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The Greatest Naval Battle in History
Replies: 248
Views: 173759

I put Jutland as the biggest, but it was not a decisive battle; infact the Hochseeflotte after Jutland remained in her port, while the naval power of the Grand Fleet was unthouched. I agree the most decisive battle ever fought has been Trafalgar.And a revolutionary tactic too, when Nelson decided to...
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck Myths
Replies: 179
Views: 39202

She was surely the most equilibrated ship ever builded, not the most powerful in firing, not the faster or the bigger, but surely the best in fact of efficiency of the protection, of sea crossing and design. And anyway, myth or not, I am deeply convinced that she has been, and she is, the most beaut...
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: Buy, Sell and Trade
Topic: Bismarck Beer Stein
Replies: 4
Views: 8109

How could I buy it if I live in Italy and I need to pay in euros?
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Ship Models, Plans and Drawings
Topic: Best Models Makers
Replies: 3
Views: 2651

Best Models Makers

I want you to express your opinion about who is the most precise model builder house in the word...I mean, who is the best between Tamiya and Heller and so on?
I always used Tamiya kits, but I was wondsering yesterday about how Heller models are...


Some suggestions? :wink:
by Matthias
Sat Dec 03, 2005 10:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good evening!
Replies: 4
Views: 2159

Ciao!


I've seen many of your models pics on line...when I was younger I was a very appassionate model makers, but you are really better then me...I guess I could ask you some hints, may be I could restart...;)

ps: mio nonno era di Cornate d'Adda...;)
by Matthias
Fri Dec 02, 2005 6:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good evening!
Replies: 4
Views: 2159

Good evening!

Good evening to all!

I registered on this forum two days ago and I hope to find here people with my same passion for naval history and expecially for Bismarck's story.

In the meantime, I just wanted to say hello to you all...;)