DD 974 USS Comte De Grasse 1/192 scale Model by Charles Matthews - This entire model was scratch built, with the exception of the some decals, the railroad chain and the photo-etched railings, stairs, ladders and doors. The model is composed primarily of sheet plastic, balsa wood, and brass rod and tubing. Some components such as the 5-inch guns and anchors were cast in rubber molds so that exact resin copies could be used on the model. Jigs were used to fabricate the masts from brass rod plastic.

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