1/200 Nichimo Models
I built two of these beasts back in the late 1970's when there was no such thing as aftermarket parts
Since I doubt she will ever put to sea again I'll be removing the radio gear, motors and 40 or so pounds of lead inside the hull.
The first issue is the dirt, dust and grime. I cleaned the Secondary turrets with soap and water and they it still looked a little "weathered" so I might end up repainting the entire ship.
Products I hope to use in the Restoration
MASsm200004 1/200 Master Models IJN 10cm/65 (3.9in) Type 98 barrels
VTW20045 Veteran Models IJN Type 96 25mm Triple AA Guns
VTW20047 1/200 Veteran Models IJN Type 96 25mm Single AA Guns
And assuming I can find the
Gold Medal Models Photo etch set