Trumpeter 1/350 USS Nimitz Converted to USS Carl Vinson build photos. These are the build photos of the website banner ship. I used Gold Medal Models and White Ensign photo etch sets for the ship, Tom’s Modelworks photo etch sets for the 86 aircraft, Veteran Model’s weapons for the ship, Black Dog resin deck tractor set, Shapeways 3-D printed accessories from BaconFist, over 500 feet of fiber optics, 40 LED’s, EZ-line for rigging, Model Master paints, Gold Medal Model’s ship decal set, and bags of Evergreen styrene stock in this build.
For more information on adding lighting to your model ship see my post in Tips and Tricks section. Lighting Model Ships
Need Hangar Bay decals for your 1/350 US Navy modern carrier build? Check out my decal section. Modern Carrier Hangar Bay Decals
You can see all the final professionally taken photos in the Gallery section USS Carl Vinson Project
And it is now featured in the IPMA magazine!