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Friday, November 1, 2013

Shipwreck! Race to the Future!


I have decided to do a little modernizing of my PLAN fleet, by making a small purchase from Shapeways.  I have no personal experience with these, but they have been recommended to me several times.

What I should shortly receive are:

1x Type 051B Luhai (Shenzhen)
1x Type 051C Luzhou (likely the Shenyang)
2x Type 052B Luyang (Guangzhou and Wuhan)
4x Type 054A Jiankai II (not sure, but probably 2 for East and 2 for South)

Once they arrive, I will post a review, and follow up as they are painted and based.  I look forward to their support of my *classic* 90's vintage PLAN.  However, with these new vessels, I will have to try harder to not lose them as easily as my older stuff.

Hen hao!

Chalfant "Hen Mang" Conley


  1. Hi
    I have bought these in SWF before. Very nice models but very grainy. I fixed this by a few coats of satin varnish. Pictures are up on my blog.

    1. Thanks, I have seen a couple of people using a similar method.... I have been quite happy with the quality of the NavWar items, just needed a few newer items. I will post once I work on them.

  2. Good for you. I hope they give you good results on the high seas.

    You may have seen, but I've posted some possible Shipwreck stats for them on the yahoogroup in the last few weeks.

    1. Howdie. I did see that, and had already printed out a set. I like the better AA capability.... I have been getting a little tired of not being able to do anything about all those Harpoons :)