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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tamiya 1/48 N1K1-J Shiden “George”

by Thomas Harper on October 4, 2013 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This was an enjoyable build start to finish. I built the “George” with only photo-etch harness straps for cockpit detail. My Paints were Model Master enamels and I weathered using pastels and a Prisma color silver pencil.