Nutmeg State's Ryan Labieniec started with the Trumpeter 1:350 scale kit of USS Nimitz and then heavily modified the kit to build the USS Abraham Lincoln CVN-72 as she appeared in 2002-2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ryan's Lincoln took
2nd Place Aircraft Carriers 1:350 Scale at the 2019 US IPMS National Convention in Chattanooga, Tennessee.