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Just finished - the 1/350 scale model of USS Parche (Early)........ from Mikro-Mir... In order to disguise her true role as a 'Spec Ops' boat she was fitted with a 'pretend' trials DSRV.... She had retractable skegs to allow her to sit on the seabed.... My attempt at reproducing the image above - using photos of my models....... Mikro-Mir USS Sturgeon (pretending to be USS Parche as first launched), USS Parche (Early) as kitted by Mikro-Mir and my (incorrec
Braving the lockdown, my postman Martin has just delivered this new kit from Mikro-Mir Having already built a model of the USS Parche.......... I was going to pass on this new kit - until I realised it represents the pre-stretch early version........ As the boxart shows - the sail is different, she carries a DSRV (as a cover for her covert ops) - and the hull is 100ft shorter..... The shorter hull is is two halves - split horizontally... The only other sprue carries the sail, diving