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1/144 Newport Mews Shipbuilding

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Its on X/Twitter, if you don't like, or dont have an account - never mind.

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1/144 Scale aircraft carriers and ships, the antidote for claiming that they can't see at that scale as its all too small and lacks detail.
A Nimitz class is 231.25 cm / 7.5869 ft in 1/144 with the RN QE Class being a tiny 197 cm / 6.4705 ft
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That's a great idea on how those models are sectioned for storage. I have three, maybe four carriers on the go, although progress is very slow at the moment. The represented ships are: USS Tarawa LHA-1; USS Saratoga CV-60 and HMS Ark Royal R09. The fourth build will be HMS Victorious, post 1958 refit.

These around approx. 5-6ft long [1.5 to 1.8M] so that kind of sectioning appeals to me.

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Mike, it's a delight to see progress on your carriers! We now know who has caused the world shortage of plasticard.

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I’ve been telling my three children about the world before plasticard became extinct. But maybe it was Mikes carriers not a meteorite…

Good to see some more progress on these amazing projects Mike.

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Wow! I'd really like to see one of those fully rigged up, equipped and manned!
I know quite well, what you can do in 1/700 with ships - in 1/144 that is potentiated!

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Thanks guys. I won't take up any more of Martin's thread and will start a new thread when I have any progress.

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If I had one, my hat will be well and truly off to you, Mike. Stunning stuff, even if we all now have to source our plastic card through a retailer in a parallel dimension. :D
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