|USS Saratoga CV-3 by Martin J. Quinn|
|Modeler:||Martin J. Quinn|
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Here are some pictures of my 1/350 conversion of the
Trumpeter Lexington to a 1939/1940 USS Saratoga. The island and 8
inch gun mounts are resin copies (for my personal use only!) from my
Blue Water Navy/Yankee ModelWorks Lexington. The flag level has been
modified to replicate the Saratoga's. The spotting top is from the
Trumpy kit. The photo-etch is a combination of the Gold Medal Models
Set for the Lexington from the YMW backdate set (yes, I have an
extra set of turrets now!). The additional ships boats were pirated
from an ISW Oklahoma in my collection, the planes are a combination
of ISW(Buffalos/Helldivers/Vindicators) and Trumpeter (TBDs).
Photos and text © 2006 by Martin J. Quinn
June 21, 2006