Diecastmates, diecast model database | stash manager
login | faq | facts | about us | privacy | advertise |
diecast model database | stash manager
Switch to SCM
Torben Ke (Torben)


USS TICONDEROGA 1969 Vietnam with CVW 16

When I started to build USS TICONDEROGA out of Trumpeters TICO kit I did not know that Gallery would release a kit of USS INTREPID just a couple of months later. Well, the hull was already blistered and many hours went into the necessary changes. I will use both the Trumpeter kit and parts of the Gallery kit to build TICO as the looked in 1969 during her last deployment as CVA off the coast of Vietnam.

Project summary

Title:USS TICONDEROGA 1969 Vietnam with CVW 16
Status:In progress
Timeline:Started on January 2, 2014

Project inventory



View album
Updated: May 15, 2016


Mathias Carl Looks promising.
I´ll stay tuned. :)
23. April 2016 at 10:32:03
Alex Das sieht spannend aus - viel Erfolg!
23. April 2016 at 12:33:01
Torben Ke Thank you, I will post some in progress pictures soon. :)
23. April 2016 at 16:03:18
Sven Schönyan Pictures pleeeeaaaaasssseeeee!!!!
24. April 2016 at 17:16:29
Torben Ke Hi mates, some progress shots as promised. I have blistered the Trumpeter hull and started with the photo etch design for the model. The bow is enclosed and some hangar details are in place. You will notice that there are some structures in place which will not be visible anymore in the next updates. What you can see is the status before Gallerys Intrepid went onto my desk. I will use several parts out of the Gallery kit so I have to remove some of the already build structure.
29. April 2016 at 19:25:23


© 2010-2020 diecastmates | about us | privacy | advertise | links

We use cookies to give you a great and free experience on our website. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

You can change your Cookie settings at any time. (Essential cookies are for: preferences, security, performance analytics and contextual advertising)

Privacy policy »     Continue