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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]