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The Ships at ScaleModelWorld 2006

some of the news ship models

I missed to take photos of the soon to be released Airfix 1/72 RNLI Rescue Boat and also the Accurate Armour Stand with the 1/76 Landing Craft models and the 1/35 IJN Ko-Hyoteki and Waterline X-Craft... and the WEM stand which had some of their products masterly built in showcases for our delight! Sorry mates
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About the Author

About Rui Matos (skipper)

Hi all Crew Members!
Rui Matos, 39 years old (in 2006), married, former Portuguese Navy Fire Control Radar Operator , and "owned" by two cats - James, Stripes (Riscas in portuguese, now deceased) and Moon (Lua)!
I've been modeling since I was 6, but only have turned to Submarines in 1991 o...


Gad that's some great work on display. Thanks VERY much for sharing. I couldn't even ID all those ships, let alone what kits they might have been made from. Call me biased but I really think that well made ships blow away tanks or planes on display like this.
DEC 11, 2006 - 09:01 AM
Great Job, Rui! Man, I really wish I could have experienced this show first hand (alas, real life tends to get in the way at times! ) and had the chance to meet and talk to you and the others from KitMaker. . .someday! Thanks for the pics, Skip, stunning works on display, for sure!!! ~G.
DEC 11, 2006 - 03:28 PM
Hi Guys.... As someone pointed out to me it should be 2006 and not 2007!!! There are some impressive models out there.... Cheers, Skipper
DEC 11, 2006 - 08:13 PM
Hi Rui Great feature thanks for the effort. As an aside I am not sure who is the youngest member of kitmaker.net but I know a member of Armorama callsign "mattyboy" is only 7 years old and makes 1/72 German armour and has recently graduated to 1/35 scale. Regards Sean
DEC 11, 2006 - 09:00 PM
Hi Skipper, Glad your enjoyed Telfore. Some outstanding mdoels in that lot. Cheers Al
DEC 11, 2006 - 10:43 PM