1/144 Scale Submarines
Trumpeter Gato to Fleet Snorkel
Trumpeter Early Gato
Model displaying IBS
1/144 4"/50 cal deck gun.
USS Sea Cat
built by submarine modeler Frank Cinetti using the Trumpeter 1/144 scale Gato and
parts from IBS.
Built by modeler Ryan Labieniec. Ryan converted a 1/144 late Gato to the
Fleet Snorkel USS Sennet.
Built by modeler Kenneth LaPointe. Kenneth shares with us his build of the
early fleet snorkel PM USS Tusk conversion.
1/72 Scale Submarines
HMCS Rainbow 1/72nd scale build by Ryan Cameron.
Poacher 1/72 built by Bob Henry, USN Ret. He converted the model from a
RevellŽ 1/72 Scale Gato and used the IBS USS Torsk PM sail kit.
USS Remora: 1/72 scale built
by: Gary Hansen USN Ret. Gary was kind enough to share his newly converted
Revell submarine to the USS Remora using IBS parts.
RC Baya Conversion: IBS
re-fit with the new IBS short Balao style III conning tower. Two IBS
5" 25. cal deck guns. Sub body and bofors by Scale ShipyardŽ.
from Combat Model's vacuum formed kit. Fittings and deck gun are made by
AKA USS Tiger Fish "Ice Station Zebra" Modeler: Chris
Porter. Chris built this beautiful model of the USS Ronquil portrayed as
she appeared for the filming of the movie Ice Station Zebra. He
modified the hull into a Guppy shape and used the IBS Atlantic High Sail.
1954 Fleet Snorkel/Gun Slinger. Built by converting a RevellŽ 1/72 Gato kit
and using the IBS USS Torsk Gun Slinger PM set.
Lizardfish: Fleet Snorkel/Gun Slinger conversion built from converting the
RevellŽ 1/72 Gato kit with IBS EB Step Sail Gun Slinger kit.
Tribute to the USS Ling
Long Balao USS Ling was built with the IBS USS Ling set. The submarine was
converted from the 1/72nd scale Revell Gato for RC operations.
Phase II (Unweathered):
(Finalized model circa 1945 USS Ling):
with IBS 4" Deck Gun/IBS Parts
circa 1944 with IBS 5" Deck Gun/IBS Parts RC Mod
circa August 1945 Subic Bay End-of-War Decorations. Tower converted using
the IBS cut down Gato converter plug. This is an RC Mod.
Conversion: Circa 1945
Conversion: Circa 1942
Wahoo: Circa August 10, 1942
1/178 Scale Submarines
USS Bashaw SS 241 W/ SSK sonar. Built by Antonio Guerra.
USS Tusk 1963 BQR 3 variant built by Paul H.A. Ooi.
USS Sea Cat built by Frank Cinetti:
Guppy III USS
Corporal: Built using the 1/178 RevellŽ Lionfish kit with IBS Guppy III
Guppy I A Becuna EB
USS Tiru Guppy III 1969 San Francisco Overhaul
USS Sea Leopard #483
USS Cavalla SSK Hunter Killer using our exclusive Cavalla
Guppy III USS Trumpetfish hull is extended.
USS Cutless w/ early Limberline and w/out.
Migraine III USS Rock and USS Pompon
Electric Boat Step Sail USS Cochino
The lost submarine USS Lagarto. Diorama: Forever on
1/178 Sea Cat by Frank Cinetti: