Trumpeter USS North Carolina - Thoughts?

Hey All,
Just got the Trumpeter USS North Carolina in 1/350 scale for Christmas.
The kit looks great in the box. Any pros/cons/opinions/gotchas that
anyone has experienced? I seem to recall somewhere that someone was
saying Trumpeter didn't get the kit right, but I don't remember exactly
what that was about. Any insight would be appreciated.
Thanks!
Jonathan
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: : Just got the Trumpeter USS North Carolina in 1/350 scale for Christmas. ; Congrats! : : The kit looks great in the box. Any pros/cons/opinions/gotchas that : anyone has experienced? : The positive: It is your only choice in 1/350 scale plastic. The negative: It isn't perfect.
Enjoy building it, it looks like the North Caroline to me. You will need to add PE to it, since 1/350 ships look bare if they don't have railing and rigging.
Bruce
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Thanks Bruce, Any suggestions on the best photoetch set for the kit?
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: Thanks Bruce, : Any suggestions on the best photoetch set for the kit? : All of them. :-) Unfortunately, all PE ship sets do something a little better than the other guys, so they all have something to offer.
However, I think I would start with a comprehensive set where the railings are specific to the areas of the ship, and are not simply generic three rail railings.
Now, I have to admit I have not pursued that for the North Carolina, so I really can't say what product to use. So, White Ensign, Gold Metal Models, Toms Modelworks, and Flagship Models should cover the field pretty well.
Bruce
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Thanks for the insight. Has anyone used the Lionroar set?
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