Hi folks, newbie here.
I've been thinking about getting back into model building (which I haven't
done for maybe 15 years) and I'd really like to do some ship modeling
(which I've never done at all).
I've got a pretty good idea of the equipment I need, thanks to the old
discussions here. (via Google). What I really need is advice on a good
starter model to work on. I've done a little research and found two kits
that sound interesting:
the Heller 1:400 La Fayette
the Dragon 1:700 Roosevelt DDG-80
Are either of these suitable for a novice? If not, does anyone have any
I would like to work on something modern (currently in service), and
preferably something stealthy. US or foreign doesn't really matter terribly
much. If there's a modern Japanese DD (not a Kongo) that would be
- posted 17 years ago