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Hasegawa 1/48 “Captured” Kawanishi N1K2-J

by George Henderson on March 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

This was is a great build for an old kit. No filler used at all, even the pesky fuselage/wing join. I used Rising Decals “Dying Sun Pt.III and they worked great. For chipping I first laid down some Tamiya Flat […]

1/72 Tamiya N1K1-Ja Kawanishi Shiden

by Geoffrey Abreu on March 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Just finished this one up today. It is painted with Tamiya acrylics and weathered a bit with silver pencil, oils and pastels. It is pretty much OOB. I drilled out the gun barrels and added an antenna wire from Uschi […]

Hasegawa 1:32 Kawanishi N1K2 Shiden “George”

by Ulrich Schütt on August 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Hello, It has been a while since my last post, almost one and a half year. I had a very rough time the last 1,5 years………. in a nut-shell; burn-out, divorce, got sacked after 17 years…… but I’m doing very […]

1/48th Tamiya Kawanishi Shiden N1K1 “George” PTO WWII

An excellent fighter in the hands of a skilled pilot. A design that has it’s origin from the Kyofu seaplane. Kawanishi saw the potential in it’s performance on paper and with that and without the authorization of the Navy decided […]

Hasegawa 1/48 scale N1K2-J George

by Ramon R. Lomeli on October 8, 2015 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

Hello all! Here is my Hasegawa Shiden-Kai, built straight from the box. The only add on was the EZ Line antenna wire. Once assembled, I sprayed Testors Metalizer Aluminum from a can as a primer coat, then I used Tamiya […]