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Trumpeter's 1/350 Akizuki, Suzutsuki, Lassen
Karybdis
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Maryland, United States
Joined: December 27, 2006
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Posted: Monday, January 05, 2009 - 06:53 PM UTC
These two sleek and deadly ladies are listed on HLJ.

IJN Akizuki

IJN Suzutsuki

If I get my paws on either of them, expect a build log as this is one of my favorite destroyer classes of all time... The other is the Arleigh Burke class, of which Trumpeter's Lassen is out...

USS Lassen

Good times!
Clanky44
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Monday, January 05, 2009 - 11:45 PM UTC
Thanks for the heads up Dade, the DD's look great,... hopefully the Yen will come done in '09, right now it's way too expensive dealing with HLJ.

Frank
goldenpony
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Zimbabwe
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Posted: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 - 12:07 AM UTC
Very nice looking tin cans, all around.

Thanks for the heads up Dade!

treadhead1952
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Nevada, United States
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Posted: Monday, January 12, 2009 - 01:15 AM UTC
Oh yeah, I can see my wallet screamin' for mercy over the Akizuki.

With Joe Lowes' site for reference and some decent PE and other aftermarket enhancements she would be a great project. Hard to beat the class for a lean mean fighting ship.
goldenpony
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Zimbabwe
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Posted: Monday, January 12, 2009 - 02:09 AM UTC
Jay,

What is that sites addy??

blaster76
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 08:06 AM UTC
super another 350 scale DD and hey it doesn't cost nearly $90. Oh and it is not another Kagero class. Gonna have to pick this one up. Luckymodels might actually cary it as it is a Trumpeter release.
Clanky44
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 11:48 AM UTC
You can't fault Hasegawa for releasing other ships in the Kagero class, the're just trying to maximize their profits on what must surely be an expensive undertaking.

While I complained in my previous thread about the cost of doing business with HLJ, it did not stop me from purchasing the Suzutsuki from Trumpeter and PitRoad's Ukuru escort. Too tempting to pass up! Shipment should be in this week.

Frank