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Building The Fujimi 1/350 IJN Kongo, Part 2

Part 13: The Railings And 25mm Guns…

The railings have all been mounted, as have the remaining 25mm guns (singles and triples). The 25mm guns are very uninspiring and simplistic. For this scale, and the recentness of this kit, these guns are a letdown. The fact that there are so many on this fit of the Kongo doesn't help...

The railings are a little finicky, but they look very nice when attached and add so much to the build. And all of those 25mm guns...

You'll notice that the aft platform for raising and lowering the flag isn't attached, nor are the side boarding stairs and boat cranes (or boats). These go on toward the very end so I don't accidentally break them off while working.

The main mast is completed. For the white lines, I used some decal lines from the spares box because I felt that would be easier than masking and painting. The final dull coat will remove the shiny decal aspect. The PE Type 13 radar is also attached...

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