A kit that gave me no issues at all. Any problems along the way were caused purely by me.
The fit was fantastic and only required the smallest amount of filler.
Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey,
Painted with Colourcoats PRU Blue, Medium Sea [...]
This was a nice little kit – engraved panel lines and some larger fastener details around the cowl/nose area. They were a bit like new Airfix kits, waaayyy over scale! I added a few additional missing panel lines and then riveted the [...]
I have been working on the second SBAT model, TGB 40 from 'Swedish Model Works. Yes, its a 1:87 scale, too darn small for my taste, yet interesting. 🙂 This is the 3-axle brother to the TGB 30 from the same company, I did awhile back. [...]
The counterpart of the British Tempest not only in performance, but also with a resolute stance which is well retained in the 1/48th model. Yet, maximum effect is achieved if the radiator flaps are in the open position.
I present here four [...]
A nice little kit but it also has a few disadvantages.
Here I also use the opportunity to reduce my inventory of conversion parts a bit;).
There are two options for the bogies included- a one-piece, simplified version and one to [...]
6:40 AM, December 7, 1941. "Captain, come on the bridge!". Lieutenant William W. Outerbridge had been summoned to the bridge of the U.S.S. Ward, straight out of bed and wrapped in a Kimono. He had taken command, his first, of the [...]
I don’t know what possessed me (okay, it was probably the cool box art) but I saw this in the local hobby shop and had to take it home. First issued in 1968 it shows its age with a very simplified cockpit (although I’m sure the real [...]
I’ve done a few “nostalgia builds” this year and interestingly (to me anyway) most of them were kits that I wish I had made as a kid but I didn’t. This Lindberg box scale XB-70 sort of falls in that category. I wanted a companion [...]
A reboxing of the Academy plastic with some lovely resin bits and transparencies from Special Hobby and surgical instructions to covert the Texan to the Harvard.
No real issues with the fit, my only complaint would be that the masking set [...]
Once upon a time, when I was in elementary school, my favorite game was a strategy board game called Hell in the Pacific. Each player took the role of an air force commander and tried to destroy the enemy fleet, primarily aircraft [...]