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USS SKIPJACK

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This kit comes from JAG ship  models. Its a 1/700 scale resin waterline series which includes 3 subs with the kit. Its an extrememly strightforeward asssembly as their is only three pieces. The main hull, the dive planes, and the rudder. Why their is a rudder im not sure, because the sub sitting in the water wouldnt normally show its rudder sticking out. But non-the-less its included. You need to make the periscopes and such out of some scrap  styrene. I painted my Skipjack a Testors Flatblack then highlighted it a little with a lightned base color. Their are no decals nor did I add any.

(below) The resin kit is very finely molded.

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(below) The dive planes and rudder are on this pour stub that need to be carefully trimmed away.

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(below) The completed kit. Testors flat black highlighted with a lighter base color was applied. The periscopes were made with some scrap styrene.

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