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Mitsubishi A6M Zero

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1:48 Scale Hasegawa, Mitsubishi A6M3, Model 32, Type 0, Navy Fighter, (Hamp)

This is Hasegawa's 1:48 scale kit of one of the variant's of Mitsubishi's famous fighter aircraft. Because of the squared off wing tips, allied pilots thought they were facing a new Japanese fighter, and gave her a different recognition name, [...]

Part 4: Tamiya A6M2 Zero—Having some fun with the initial weathering process

I really should be building the engine assembly and the landing gear but just could not get motivated for more complex assembly work. So instead I decided to start the weathering process with some basic paint chipping and staining. The attache[...]

Build Part 3: 1/32 Tamiya A6M2 Zero—-Putting on Decals and Semi-Gloss Varnish

In the 3rd part of the build I applied the decals and then applied Tamiya semi-gloss varnish. The model kit comes with decent decals to make 1 of 6 specific Zeros, all of them part of the Peal Harbor raiders. My customer, who has commissioned [...]

1/32 Tamiya A6M2 Zero: Build Part: 2 Painting Phase

This is the 2nd article regarding my build of the Tamiya 1/32 Zero. The 1st article covered aspects of the basic kit, along with photo's illustrating my progress on the highly detailed cockpit assembly with fuselage halves. Since then I have b[...]

1/32 Tamiya A6M2 Zero: Current WIP

I recently started a consignment build for a friend of mine who wants 1/32 models of Pacific Campaign fighter planes. He has already taken delivery of the 1/32 Trumpeter P-40B in AVG colors, and the 1/32 Tamiya F4U-1A Corsair in VMF-214 colors.[...]

1/72 (Airfix) IJN Mitsubishi A6M2b (ZEKE) : The Battle of Midway (2)

Japan's fleet that makes a surprise attack on Midway is routed by an ambushed U.S. Navy. Japanese experienced pilots were mostly killed in the Battle of Midway, which gives them all the control of the Pacific Ocean afterwards. The Imperial Ja[...]

Mitsubishi A6M2b, Model 21, Type 0, Reisen or “Zero”

Finally finished this Hasegawa 1:48 scale A6M2b, Type 21, Model 0. I found the overall build to be decent. Great in some spots and a somewhat, pain in the arse in others. While detail in the cockpit, engine and wheel bay are very[...]

Tamiya 1/48th Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero (Hamp) PTO IJN WWII

After coming home from Desert Storm, I had the urge to get back into modeling in the early 90's. And I set off to just stick to building aircraft and equipment that participated in Desert Storm. Then Accurate Miniatures came out with the A[...]

ZERO A6M3, Tamiya 1/72

Hello everyone. Here’s another one ready for inspection. It is Tamiya ZERO A6M3 1/72, Nice little kit. I painted the model with Tamiya colors. I hope you like it Cheers. Mladen.

Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Fighter

This is my first attempt at a Japanese aircraft. This fighter belonged to 204 Fighter Group Rabaul 1943. I tried my best on the camouflage I hope you like it Tom