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Building The Fujimi 1/350 IJN Kongo, Part 2


Highs: Important subject, small deck items molded separately, includes metal barrels for main guns, and a comprehensive flag sheet.

Lows: Incorrect casemate shapes, poor fit in many places, multi piece deck, poor engineering in some areas, simplistic 25mm guns.

Verdict: A stunner when complete, but only after spending a lot of unnecessary extra time.

Overall Rating: 70%

Special thanks to DML USA for the review sample of the base kit and to MSW Managing Editor, Mark Smith, for setting this project up!

  • Kongo01
  • Kongo02
  • Kongo03
  • Kongo04
  • Kongo05
  • Kongo06
  • Kongo07
  • Kongo08
  • Kongo09
  • KongoDetail01
  • KongoDetail02
  • KongoDetail03
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  • KongoDetail06
  • KongoDetail05
  • KongoDetail07
  • KongoDetail08
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  • KongoDetail10
  • KongoDetail11
  • KongoDetail11a
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  • KongoDetail16
  • KongoDetail17
  • KongoDetail18
  • KongoDetail19
  • KongoDetail20
  • KongoDetail21
  • KongoDetail22
  • KongoDetail23
  • KongoPort1
  • KongoStarboard1
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About Dade W. Bell (Karybdis)

I'm a third generation modeler who builds a little of everything (mostly Japanese)- all while being a 41 year old hermit who lives a happy, simple life, with my fiancée (author Jaclyn Dolamore) and three cats. My father was an MM3 aboard the USS Saratoga (CVA-60), my grandfather was in one of the...