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Modeling by Michael Scott

Wingnut Wings Fokker Eindecker E-III Late

by Michael Scott on January 7, 2013 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Another outstanding Wingnut Wings model kit. This one was built out of the box as nothing else but rigging is necessary on these kits. Rotary engines in WWI used castor oil as a lubricant introduced into the gas/air stream. It […]

Wingnut Wings Junkers J.1

by Michael Scott on December 10, 2012 in Aviation -- 1 Comment

Keeping with the WWI theme, this is my first Wingnut Wings model. Another outstanding kit from the New Zealand modelers. I used Tamiya acrylics, as usual, for all of the colors. I paid particular attention to getting a ‘used’ look […]

Eduard Dr.1 1:48 scale of Steinhauser, Jasta 11

by Michael Scott on December 10, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

This is from Eduard’s fine 1:48 scale Dual Combo Profi kit of the Fokker Dr.1. The model was built out of the box. All color, except for the national insignia and ‘face’ on the cowl are painted. I used Tamiya […]

Tamiya A6M2 1:32 Zero

by Michael Scott on December 9, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

I built this shortly after the kit was released. It was my first foray into highly detailed 1:32 scale kits, although I had previously built a Hasegawa FW-109 G6 out of the box, which turned out pretty well. This one, […]

Wingnut Wings FE.2b Early

by Michael Scott on December 9, 2012 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This was my fourth Wingnut Wings kit, and the most challenging due to the amount of rigging required. I used EZ Line in both sizes. This was good, and bad. EZ Line does stretch well, eliminating the dreaded after-build line […]