Dave Mezera was not content to enter the HMS Hood from Trumpeter in 1:350 scale as an out of the box entry in the 2019 US IPMS National Convention. The kit is the 1941 fit but Dave back-dated it to the October 1940 fit. The changes included
adding the torpedo lookout platform under the control top, signal yard, foretop mast, flag pole, and adding steam pinnaces from Shapeways, A Lion Roar update set was used, as well as brass photo-etch from
Gold Medal Models, White Ensign Models
and Eduard. Crew figures are from Fujimi. Most of the rigging is stretched sprue, however, funnel stays and some major mast rigging is metal wire.