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Hasegawa 1/48 Kyushu J7W1 Shinden (Greased Lightning?)

by Gary Stevenson on February 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Another silly take on what could have happened…. This was an experiment in flaking paint as well as another captured trials aircraft. Cheers!

J7W1 Shinden

by Ricardo Dacoba on November 26, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Antique Hasegawa model kit of the legendary aircraft Shinden J7W1 in 1/48th scale.

In Box Preview/review: Zoukei Mura 1/48 Kyushu J7W1 Shinden

by Brett Peacock on June 23, 2014 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

The box (and its pretty dramatic “What-if” artwork) measures 30×21.5X7.5 cm (11.5×8.5×3 inches)so its not really overly large. (The Hasegawa box is about an inch longer and 2/3 as deep. Inside you will find it is very full with 5 […]

Zoukei-Mura J7W1 Shinden 1/32

by Rob Pollock on October 22, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Here is ZM’s Shinden. It’s a complex kit. Much of it builds without issues, while other areas require more focus. It builds like a cross between a Tamiya and Trumpeter kit. The complex shapes of the rear fuselage panels in […]

Zoukei Mura, 1:32 , Kyushu J7W1 Shinden

by Ulrich Schütt on September 21, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

My latest build. Learned a lot of new words, mainly swearing en cursing, during this build because it was a bloody PITA!!!! The engine doesn’t fit properly in the frame, nor does the parts for the cowling and guns. Did […]

Hasegawa, 1:48 Scale, Kawanishi N1K1-Ja, ‘Shinden’ (George)

Hey Folks, I’ve been away for a bit, but still building. Thought I’d post a few pictures of one of my latest builds. Loved the kit and it went together very well. A minimum of fit issues and the detail […]

Kyushu J7W3 Shinden Japanese “Jet Ace” 1947

by Gary Brantley on December 5, 2012 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Well, how about another “what if” history project? I hope you don’t mind. This started off as just a regular build of the Hasegawa Kyushu J7W1 Shinden. This aircraft had long fascinated me, with it’s unorthodox canard design and sort […]