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Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude.

by Julian Shawyer on July 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

This is the 1/48 scale Finemolds Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude. Imperial Japanese Navy, INJ Kaga, 1939. The kit contained 67 parts, and apart from the seat harness, was built straight out of the box. It was painted with Alclad II, Aeromaster […]

Coral Sea, Part One: Mitsubishi A5M4, Type 96, Carrier Fighter…

With the Battle of Midway Group Build being close to it’s reveal, I thought it would be proper to also include the “Other” carrier battle that took place, only a month earlier, in the Coral Sea. Much of what occurred […]

1:48 Scale, Fine Molds A5M4, Type 96 Carrier Fighter, “Claude”

A beautiful little model by Fine Molds, is this A5M4 Type 96, in 1:48 scale. It has very nice detail in the cockpit and engine, and the surface detail on the exterior is excellent, especially on the wings. The model […]

1/72 Fine Molds KI-61-I “HEi” Tony

by Geoffrey Abreu on September 15, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Just finished the Fine Molds KI-61-I “Hei” Tony. The model was painted with Gunze and AK Extreme Metal Paints. Weathering with oils and pastels. Antenna rigged with Uschi rigging thread. Markings are from box.

Savoia S.21 SwAF

So, finally I´ve finished my Savoia S.21. The model is Finemold´s in 1/72, a really nice kit. The Savoia was starring in the Japanese animated film “Porco Rosso” as the leading caracter´s bright red mount. However, I chose to make […]

Fine Molds 1/48 Ki-10 “Perry”

by Paul Mahoney on February 15, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

This is another older build of mine – an absolute pleasure of a kit to build. If you are looking for a beginner’s biplane, give this one a try. Moldings are crisp, and fit is superb. I used a little […]

Some of my stuff for starters………….

by Ian Bartlett on December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 18 Comments

Hi everyone, As a newbie here, I thought I,d share a few pics of my models first before I get into doing a full build. All of the above have been completed in the last 18 months or so, mostly […]

MITSHUBISHI Ka-14 prototype 1/72 Fine Molds

by P.k on October 24, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Mitshubishi Ka-14 /prototip/ Kagamigahara test center Januar/Maj 1935 JAPAN Built from the box with some minor added details painting with colors Gunze C 3,8,327,126,125. All markings are painted. By: P.k

Fine Molds, 1/48, Mitsubishi J8M1 Shusui interceptor.

by Ulrich Schütt on November 13, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This little bugger was a birthday present from my brother. It’s the second Fine Molds kit I’ve build and I must say it’s not as good as Tamigawa stuff. Not a great fit of the parts, instructions leave much to […]

Fine Molds 1/48 D4Y3 “Judy”

by Bryan W. Bernart on June 9, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Not a bad kit from a deceptively named company. Represents an aircraft of the 752nd. FG, 16th Chutai, Luzon, Phillipines, 1944.