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Archival Steelnavy.com site restored-Felix BusteloJanuary 18, 2018, 7:08:06

Everyone Please Stop The Fighting-Felix BusteloApril 8, 2020, 11:48:53

Gearing Class DD question-Jennings HeiligToday, 19:52:14Re: Gearing Class DD question-Rick E DavisToday, 21:33:31

HMS Hermes navigation flying bridge question-Miles F. McLaughlinToday, 8:50:43

running bond pattern of tiles on LA class sub-Ed GruneToday, 5:29:57You must be a mason :)-RobToday, 5:33:06No. Just watched This Old House. Nt-Ed GruneToday, 7:10:57Love watching the Ferrante boys!-Jim McToday, 10:23:10the Ferrante boys? nt-DavidToday, 16:29:55

USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)-ITCS retYesterday, 18:22:04Re: USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)-Bill OretoToday, 3:53:03Re: USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)-markhToday, 7:11:23Re: USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)-Jim BirdToday, 6:17:40Re: USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)-Craig BennettToday, 5:21:24

FS Model Ships-MikeYesterday, 9:10:03Re: FS Model Ships-MikeYesterday, 12:11:00Re: FS Model Ships-MikeToday, 7:08:07

Ship models at the Scale ModelWorld (IPMS UK)-Lars ScharffNovember 22, 2021, 22:09:114th batch of photos-Lars ScharffYesterday, 21:49:33De Ruyter light cruiser.-John SykesYesterday, 14:28:00Re: De Ruyter light cruiser.-Lars ScharffYesterday, 22:01:06Re: De Ruyter light cruiser.-John SykesToday, 14:33:06Re: Ship models at the Scale ModelWorld (IPMS UK)-francis williamsYesterday, 9:06:23Re: Ship models at the Scale ModelWorld (IPMS UK)-jeffYesterday, 6:02:29Lars, Great phtos, thanks for posting.N/T-JerryNovember 22, 2021, 22:36:56

For Sale: Trumpeter 1/350 Destroyer Leader Taszkient (Tashkent) 1942-Art NicholsonNovember 22, 2021, 15:27:35

Mackenzie-BruceNovember 21, 2021, 19:52:37Insect class in 1/192 scale.-tomcervoYesterday, 9:28:43Re: Mackenzie-G PriceYesterday, 4:08:20Re: Mackenzie-David GriffithYesterday, 1:18:30Re: Mackenzie-Leo CharronYesterday, 15:57:54Cockchafer-SanDiegoShipManYesterday, 8:54:38

Enterprise air groups at Pearl Harbor color scheme-Art RohloffNovember 21, 2021, 9:40:29CAG bird-Tracy WhiteNovember 22, 2021, 18:09:07Re: CAG bird-Yesterday, 16:59:12Re: CAG bird-Tracy WhiteToday, 8:16:49Re: CAG bird-Jeff SharpToday, 19:40:55Re: CAG bird-Tracy WhiteToday, 21:37:49link to LIFE photo archive-Jeff SpencerNovember 22, 2021, 8:11:01US Navy 1941 works-Jeff SpencerNovember 22, 2021, 8:26:11Re: US Navy 1941 works-JoselQNovember 22, 2021, 13:50:19Re: US Navy 1941 works-Jeff SpencerNovember 22, 2021, 19:16:28Re: US Navy 1941 works-JoselQYesterday, 13:53:32Re: US Navy 1941 works-Jeff SpencerToday, 15:11:42Life magazine has dozens of photos of VT-6 in summer 1941-Jeff SpencerNovember 21, 2021, 19:14:27Not sea blue-Ron SmithNovember 22, 2021, 4:30:49Re: Not sea blue/CORRECT-Jeff SpencerNovember 22, 2021, 7:56:13Youre welcome N/Y-Ron SmithNovember 22, 2021, 11:43:33Re: Enterprise air groups at Pearl Harbor color scheme-Chris HartmanNovember 21, 2021, 10:10:24Re: Enterprise air groups at Pearl Harbor color scheme-Art RohloffNovember 21, 2021, 10:27:02

New Indianapolis (CA 35) Legends of Warfare book-DarylNovember 20, 2021, 13:41:11Re: New Indianapolis (CA 35) Legends of Warfare book-David DoyleNovember 20, 2021, 19:36:31Re: New Indianapolis (CA 35) Legends of Warfare book-Jon IversonNovember 21, 2021, 13:09:33Re: New Indianapolis (CA 35) Legends of Warfare book-Jim SawrukNovember 22, 2021, 7:27:03

Straight Deck Era Midway Class 1/700-John LeylandNovember 20, 2021, 13:36:36Re: Straight Deck Era Midway Class 1/700-LesNovember 21, 2021, 7:02:52Re: Straight Deck Era Midway Class 1/700-Richard ByrdNovember 20, 2021, 20:58:00Re: Straight Deck Era Midway Class 1/700-Dick JNovember 20, 2021, 22:28:19Re: Straight Deck Era Midway Class 1/700-Len FrickeNovember 20, 2021, 18:06:29

Great Trader Alert: Art Nicholson-Art RohloffNovember 20, 2021, 11:22:55Re: Great Trader Alert: Art Nicholson-Art NicholsonNovember 20, 2021, 13:57:00

Need help with a 1/350 Quincy CA 39-Larry TM2(SS)November 20, 2021, 6:18:59

ThreeD-Wild Miniatures to release 1/350 IJN Ryujo.-STEVEN MNovember 19, 2021, 22:32:30Please dont use META as a link-Zuckerberg unfriendlyNovember 20, 2021, 2:39:52Re: ThreeD-Wild Miniatures to release 1/350 IJN Ryujo.-David V.November 20, 2021, 0:03:56Re: ThreeD-Wild Miniatures to release 1/350 IJN Ryujo.-Chris HartmanNovember 20, 2021, 10:21:36Re: ThreeD-Wild Miniatures to release 1/350 IJN Ryujo.-David V.November 20, 2021, 10:35:19Re: ThreeD-Wild Miniatures to release 1/350 IJN Ryujo.-Chris HartmanNovember 21, 2021, 8:17:55Re: ThreeD-Wild Miniatures to release 1/350 IJN Ryujo.-David V.November 21, 2021, 9:54:52

Vendor question 1001 Hobbies-gregNovember 19, 2021, 21:24:09Re: Vendor question 1001 Hobbies-Joe ZiebaNovember 22, 2021, 6:58:01

What type of float plane did CA-29 USS Chicago have at her loss ?-RobNovember 19, 2021, 17:16:30Re: What type of float plane did CA-29 USS Chicago have at her loss ?-Craig BennettNovember 21, 2021, 4:56:45Re: What type of float plane did CA-29 USS Chicago have at her loss ?-Craig BennettNovember 22, 2021, 9:43:53This 30 Jan 1943 photo shows SO3C Seamews aboard USS Chicago, not SOC Seagull-Michael C. PotterNovember 21, 2021, 19:44:16A reasonable summation…-Randy StoneNovember 21, 2021, 13:02:53Re: A reasonable summation…-Jim SawrukNovember 22, 2021, 7:15:06As the someone…-Randy StoneNovember 22, 2021, 8:34:53Re: As the someone…-Jim SawrukNovember 22, 2021, 10:21:12Re: As the someone…-Randy StoneNovember 22, 2021, 11:03:46Re: As the someone…-Jim SawrukNovember 22, 2021, 11:09:54Re: What type of float plane did CA-29 USS Chicago have at her loss ?-MattNovember 19, 2021, 21:58:02What in the photo of the sinking fits SOC instead of SO3C?-Michael C. PotterNovember 20, 2021, 7:42:59Re: What in the photo of the sinking fits SOC instead of SO3C?-MattNovember 20, 2021, 12:53:48If the SO3C aft canopy was open, its profile matches the photo of USS Chicago being towed.-Michael C. PotterNovember 21, 2021, 19:53:16Re: If the SO3C aft canopy was open, its profile matches the photo of USS Chicago being towed.-DougNovember 22, 2021, 8:05:34Profile and absence of main float struts and biplane upper wing match SO3C only-Michael C. PotterNovember 22, 2021, 9:02:22Re: Profile and absence of main float struts and biplane upper wing match SO3C only-DougToday, 16:46:43Profile of aft canopy and wn-Michael C. PotterNovember 22, 2021, 8:38:48Re: What in the photo of the sinking fits SOC instead of SO3C?-November 20, 2021, 20:46:32Re: What in the photo of the sinking fits SOC instead of SO3C?-November 20, 2021, 10:21:21Re: What in the photo of the sinking fits SOC instead of SO3C?-LesNovember 21, 2021, 7:06:42Re: What type of float plane did CA-29 USS Chicago have at her loss ?-Craig BennettNovember 19, 2021, 19:00:29Qty 3 SO3C-1-Michael C. PotterNovember 19, 2021, 18:59:32

Where can I find the correct color Buff for USS Oregon BB-3?-KeithNovember 19, 2021, 7:30:02Spar-Ron SmithNovember 19, 2021, 18:30:35Vallejo buff-Mark LeonardNovember 20, 2021, 8:18:37Re: Where can I find the correct color Buff for USS Oregon BB-3?-Jim BaumannNovember 19, 2021, 16:04:39Re: Where can I find the correct color Buff for USS Oregon BB-3?-Richard HardenNovember 19, 2021, 11:29:57Out of stock-Marc FlakeNovember 20, 2021, 12:05:36Re: Where can I find the correct color Buff for USS Oregon BB-3?-KirkNovember 20, 2021, 5:33:10Re: Where can I find the correct color Buff for USS Oregon BB-3?-Craig BennettNovember 19, 2021, 11:08:58

UK F-35 Down in the Med; Pilot Okay-Michael McMurtreyNovember 17, 2021, 22:28:53So…would they try to salvage ……-Mario (Moe)November 18, 2021, 18:41:16Thats the plan-Stuart WilsonNovember 19, 2021, 7:46:01

Revell HMCS Snowberry 1:72 kit wanted-JayNovember 17, 2021, 22:08:13Re: Revell HMCS Snowberry 1:72 kit wanted-David V.November 17, 2021, 22:20:25Re: Revell HMCS Snowberry 1:72 kit wanted-JayNovember 18, 2021, 9:27:02Re: Revell HMCS Snowberry 1:72 kit wanted-David V.November 18, 2021, 10:05:58Re: Revell HMCS Snowberry 1:72 kit wanted-David V.November 18, 2021, 13:16:29

I think I know the name of the USS Coral Sea CVB 43-Jim JohnsonNovember 17, 2021, 20:22:06Re: I think I know the name of the USS Coral Sea CVB 43-WadeNovember 19, 2021, 9:57:34I think youre right – the USS Coral Sea : USS Coral Sea (CVE-57) USS Anzio (CVE-43)-Jim in CONovember 18, 2021, 9:12:11Re: I think youre right – the USS Coral Sea : USS Coral Sea (CVE-57) USS Anzio (CVE-43)-Dick JNovember 19, 2021, 8:39:51

Unboxing The Flyhawk HMS Hood-Jon IversonNovember 17, 2021, 18:45:00Re: Unboxing The Flyhawk HMS Hood-Leo CharronNovember 18, 2021, 8:37:47

Kits for Sale-Jim BirdNovember 17, 2021, 12:18:03Re: Kits for Sale-Jim BirdNovember 22, 2021, 14:22:34Re: Kits for Sale-Jim BirdToday, 6:31:54

Anyone ordered products from Hobbyland.jp?-STEVEN MNovember 17, 2021, 12:12:53Is there an English version, or am I missing somethin?? N/T-Mario (Moe)November 17, 2021, 21:06:16Re: Is there an English version, or am I missing somethin?? N/T-STEVEN MNovember 18, 2021, 0:22:04Re: Is there an English version, or am I missing somethin?? N/T-Lars ScharffNovember 17, 2021, 21:31:44Re: Anyone ordered products from Hobbyland.jp?-Lars ScharffNovember 17, 2021, 12:30:31Thanks for the info Lars.-STEVEN MNovember 17, 2021, 14:35:51

Scale ModelWorld 2021 in Telford-Lars ScharffNovember 16, 2021, 21:22:39you help keep the interest in MODELS alive.-Simon ScheuerNovember 19, 2021, 9:39:25Re: Scale ModelWorld 2021 in Telford-Lima MikeNovember 18, 2021, 15:02:42Re: Scale ModelWorld 2021 in Telford-LarsNovember 19, 2021, 0:16:002nd batch of batch-Lars ScharffNovember 17, 2021, 21:29:36Queen Elizabeth – kit or scratch?-jeffNovember 18, 2021, 3:11:11Re: Queen Elizabeth – kit or scratch?-Christoph MentzelNovember 18, 2021, 3:42:35Thanks. n/t-jeffNovember 18, 2021, 7:54:23Re: 2nd batch of batch-PieterNovember 18, 2021, 1:44:49Re: Scale ModelWorld 2021 in Telford-Jon IversonNovember 17, 2021, 7:57:02Thank you. n/t-jeffNovember 17, 2021, 2:52:57Lars, thanks for posting. Great models. n/t-JerryNovember 16, 2021, 22:38:11

Trumpeter models/ new washington state Rep.-JayNovember 16, 2021, 16:38:33replacement parts-Bill HNovember 17, 2021, 6:13:18Can we get replacement parts through you? nm-Jon RyckertNovember 17, 2021, 2:47:44Re: Can we get replacement parts through you? nm-JayNovember 17, 2021, 9:08:59re: trumpeter distributor-ghwNovember 19, 2021, 8:40:49Re: re: trumpeter distributor-GHWNovember 19, 2021, 16:37:27

RN Pola – What is the color of the underwater hull?-Simon ScheuerNovember 16, 2021, 16:37:30Green was experimental and applied only to some ships at the yard at Trieste.-Steve LNovember 16, 2021, 20:27:50Re: RN Pola – What is the color of the underwater hull?-JayNovember 16, 2021, 16:42:59

For Sale:Revell 1/144 Fletcher Class Destroyer-Art NicholsonNovember 16, 2021, 14:17:51Re: For Sale:Revell 1/144 Fletcher Class Destroyer-JayNovember 16, 2021, 16:46:18Re: For Sale: Revell 1/144 Fletcher Class Destroyer-Art NicholsonNovember 16, 2021, 18:56:56

Exceptional Langley AV-3 build.-tomcervoNovember 16, 2021, 12:19:51

A Dumb Can I Question-Tim ConnellyNovember 16, 2021, 11:17:19Re: A Dumb Can I Question-SanDiegoShipManNovember 17, 2021, 9:09:20Re: A Dumb Can I Question-DAVID ALCOCKNovember 17, 2021, 12:45:19Re: A Dumb Can I Question-Tim ConnellyNovember 19, 2021, 8:47:46…easier to make a silk purse out of a sows ear. nt-SanDiegoShipManNovember 16, 2021, 19:04:10Re: A Dumb Can I Question-jeffNovember 16, 2021, 14:29:31Re: A Dumb Can I Question-SimonNovember 16, 2021, 13:57:10In my humbul opinion…..-LesNovember 16, 2021, 13:16:38Which brings up another question-BarryNovember 16, 2021, 12:08:22nope as to narrow & to short unless-DavidNovember 16, 2021, 11:45:13

1/200 Carrier kits question-gregNovember 15, 2021, 20:52:08Re: 1/200 Carrier kits question-simon bNovember 16, 2021, 8:26:28Re: 1/200 Carrier kits question…addendum-James HoodNovember 17, 2021, 9:56:31Re: 1/200 Carrier kits question…addendum-SimonNovember 17, 2021, 10:23:51

Yorktown class carrier question.-Robert SmithNovember 15, 2021, 13:18:32Re: Yorktown class carrier question.-Robert SmithNovember 16, 2021, 17:00:40Re: Yorktown class carrier question.-Steve WiperNovember 16, 2021, 16:15:07Re: Yorktown class carrier question.-Gary JohnsonNovember 15, 2021, 18:21:00Re: Yorktown class carrier question.-Chris HartmanNovember 15, 2021, 13:47:13

AK Interactive paints-Jim MitchellNovember 15, 2021, 6:38:12Re: AK Interactive paints-JayNovember 17, 2021, 1:00:04Depends-Tojo72November 16, 2021, 4:09:55about AK…-EFOXNovember 15, 2021, 15:34:07Vallejo-Ed GruneNovember 15, 2021, 8:04:24

USN WWII Carrier Hangar Deck colours-Rob BNovember 14, 2021, 23:24:13Re: USN WWII Carrier Hangar Deck colours-November 15, 2021, 17:13:32

VETERANS DAY-Bob PlatzNovember 14, 2021, 13:42:16Re: VETERANS DAY-Chris HNovember 16, 2021, 22:41:56Re: VETERANS DAY-Bob PlatzNovember 17, 2021, 10:15:42Sorry, was at Golden Gate National Cemetery…-JerryNovember 16, 2021, 13:54:38Two points-Tracy WhiteNovember 15, 2021, 21:51:47Tracy Three points,-Bob PlatzNovember 16, 2021, 9:47:21Same Post, Different Day-Ho Hum!November 16, 2021, 11:30:15Re: Same Post, Different Day-Bob PlatzNovember 16, 2021, 12:24:39Ho Hum is my brother, lay off! n/t-Sum yung giNovember 17, 2021, 1:48:04Re: Same Post, Different Day-Jim MosesNovember 16, 2021, 13:09:03He probably didnt serve in any miliitary. … n/t-LesNovember 16, 2021, 13:22:22

WTB: BWN 1/350 S-26-Chris HartmanNovember 14, 2021, 13:26:46Re: WTB: BWN 1/350 S-26-Roy StevensNovember 14, 2021, 18:32:53Re: WTB: BWN 1/350 S-26-Chris HartmanNovember 14, 2021, 18:56:26Re: WTB: BWN 1/350 S-26-Roy StevensNovember 15, 2021, 15:30:38

USS Croaker (SSK-246) in Buffalo-Lars ScharffNovember 14, 2021, 1:25:37Re: USS Croaker (SSK-246) in Buffalo-T. DoughertyNovember 14, 2021, 6:32:07Re: USS Croaker (SSK-246) in Buffalo-Lars ScharffNovember 14, 2021, 8:18:18Re: USS Croaker (SSK-246) in Buffalo-T. DoughertyNovember 15, 2021, 5:44:28Re: USS Croaker (SSK-246) in Buffalo-Lars ScharffNovember 15, 2021, 10:31:01

Is the 350th BELFAST Trumpet…hard to get ? Might sell mine-Ray BeanNovember 13, 2021, 13:09:15Her sister was hard-to-get. So, I played hard-to-avoid.-Carl MusselmanNovember 14, 2021, 18:00:14Re: Is the 350th BELFAST Trumpet…hard to get ? Might sell mine-Jim FosdickNovember 14, 2021, 5:23:20Re: Is the 350th BELFAST Trumpet…hard to get ? Might sell mine-Lima MikeNovember 16, 2021, 14:52:52

Warship Pictorials for sale:-Ernest ArroyoNovember 13, 2021, 13:02:13Re: Warship Pictorials for sale:-Ernest ArroyoNovember 13, 2021, 16:53:30Re: Warship Pictorials for sale:-MattNovember 13, 2021, 15:00:14

Does anyone make a 1/700 3D Printed LHD-8 Island?-Steve EppersonNovember 13, 2021, 13:00:56

New model of the Titanic — only 9090 pieces.-Phil GollinNovember 13, 2021, 9:30:21Re: New model of the Titanic — only 9090 pieces.-Ed GruneNovember 13, 2021, 11:21:50Re: New model of the Titanic — only 9090 pieces.-Felix BusteloNovember 13, 2021, 10:26:24

CV 18-Phi,November 12, 2021, 20:17:21Closest island I offer is of USS Hornet CVS-12.-Model MonkeyNovember 13, 2021, 5:08:32Model Monkey after-market upgrade parts…………very happy customer!-Chris PrestonNovember 13, 2021, 11:17:24Thank you, Chris!-Model MonkeyNovember 14, 2021, 4:12:28

Pintos models-CraigNovember 12, 2021, 11:46:35Re: Pintos models-Free Time HobbiesNovember 13, 2021, 17:32:08Hey, Craig…I just noticed, but…-Mario (Moe)November 12, 2021, 19:13:19Re: Hey, Craig…I just noticed, but…-CraigNovember 12, 2021, 19:54:26Its Pontos, but whatever…here try this link….-Mario (Moe)November 12, 2021, 19:01:27

LARSENAL 2.0 Product recall-bgireNovember 12, 2021, 6:38:30Re: LARSENAL 2.0 Product recall-Adam PerryNovember 12, 2021, 11:21:21

Veterans Day-Michael McMurtreyNovember 11, 2021, 15:13:00Thank You, we do like to hear it. n/t-LesNovember 12, 2021, 9:20:42Re: Veterans Day-Robert SmithNovember 11, 2021, 16:44:34

What was the problem with Rodney/Nelsons 16 inch guns?-DougNovember 11, 2021, 10:22:42Thank you all. nt-DougYesterday, 17:31:47Re: What was the problem with Rodney/Nelsons 16 inch guns?-agwhitakerNovember 11, 2021, 11:01:04One Issue-Jim SladeNovember 12, 2021, 7:53:15Re: One Issue-Phil GollinNovember 12, 2021, 13:06:28Re: One Issue-DougNovember 12, 2021, 12:20:02Interesting! Thanks-Simon ScheuerNovember 11, 2021, 17:51:04

3d Wild 1/350 USS Reagan bridge cutaway-Robert LeakeNovember 11, 2021, 4:55:14Re: 3d Wild 1/350 USS Reagan bridge cutaway-John SykesNovember 11, 2021, 16:33:33Re: 3d Wild 1/350 USS Reagan bridge cutaway-jeffNovember 12, 2021, 2:18:50Most of this is just guess work..but snazzy snuff to sell and…-Ray BeanNovember 11, 2021, 20:42:52technology-Gary JohnsoncorrectedNovember 11, 2021, 17:50:21Re: technology-DarylNovember 12, 2021, 10:19:53Re: technology-Gary JohnsonNovember 12, 2021, 15:10:37Nuke secrecy-JC_4130November 12, 2021, 10:17:07Re: Nuke secrecy-T. DoughertyNovember 13, 2021, 7:00:30Re: technology-Doug RichardsNovember 12, 2021, 8:22:04Re: technology-John SykesNovember 12, 2021, 15:26:45Re: technology-Gary JohnsonNovember 12, 2021, 8:50:38Re: 3d Wild 1/350 USS Reagan bridge cutaway-T. DoughertyNovember 11, 2021, 5:19:46

Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget.-Steve MillardNovember 11, 2021, 0:34:21Re: Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget.-Michael FullerNovember 11, 2021, 6:51:15Eternally grateful. Thank you, Vets.-Rick CottonNovember 11, 2021, 6:38:56Re: Eternally grateful. Thank you, Vets.-Bob PlatzNovember 11, 2021, 12:35:34Youre welcome Bob. Im fortunte to hear it every time I go to the grocery store. n/t-LesNovember 12, 2021, 9:27:48

1/700 Russian/Soviet PE Ventilation Grills-Mark JNovember 10, 2021, 22:29:11Re: 1/700 Russian/Soviet PE Ventilation Grills-Hanchang KuoNovember 10, 2021, 23:00:19Unable to view-Michael FullerNovember 11, 2021, 5:09:29Re: Unable to view-ReigelsNovember 11, 2021, 14:48:25

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