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Amphibious assault ship Tarawa-class

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Category:Ships - Aircraft carriers
Ships - Aircraft carriers
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Used from:1976–2015
Used by:Military
Manufacturer:US Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Model:Amphibious assault ship Tarawa-class

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W6-Tabletop Roman added a new photoalbum.
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Vince Jackson added a new project.
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1:700 U.S.S. Tarawa LHA-1 (Mini Hobby Models 80801)
USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
US Military US Navy (1794-now)
USS Tarawa LHA-1 | Haze grey
 
8. May, 03:45
Steffen Arndt Added a new review for:
IPMS Deutschland
In-box review
IPMS Deutschland
1. April, 22:17
Michal Mietelski
Actually 1/720 as stated on the box and instruction sheet is not true. On decals set there's "1/700 USS Nassau" inscription and THIS IS THE TRUE. Whole (sealed) bag of plastic sprues is labelled "Made in China by DRAGON" and alll the sprues are identical to DRAGON 1/700 Tarawa-class ships. Just compare the instruction sheet available above to any DRAGON (or Revell LHA-2 SAIPAN) instruction or in-box review. The difference is that DRAGON/Revell "Tarawas" are soaring >60$ while this Nassau can be found under 30 $.
3. April 2019, 18:34
Ray Shatte added a new project.
1:720
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1:720 Assault Carrier (Revell 5000)
 
29. November 2018, 06:40
Björn Leichsenring added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 27 images
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1:700 USS Tarawa (Shanghai Dragon 7008)1:700 CH-46E Sea Knight (Trumpeter 03454)6+
 
9. September 2018, 22:37
Dutch added a new project.
1:720
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1:720 Assault Ship USS Tarawa (LHA-1) (Revell H-406)
 
30. November 2017, 23:26
Derek Huggett
For bath-time Marines or those who like to try and make a silk purse out of a sows ear...it is MOTORIZED (motor/battery box/wiring all included)!!! One-piece full hull, zero internal detail in the rear docking bay, zero detail on the stern, Some sprues carry a copyright date of 1997, and look very similar to Dragon kit sprues (I don't own a Dragon/Italeri/Revell to make a proper comparison, but from other photographs....?). Mini Hobby Model have also released USS Saipan (no. 80802) which I would guess is the same model in a different box with different decals.

No greater love has a modeller for his/her fellow modeller than he lay down his bank-balance for them!!!
20. April 2015, 18:36
Andrew P Added a new review for:
Model Warships
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Model Warships
2. February 2014, 14:25

 

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