Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective - a look back at some of the notable articles posted at this site during September.
After the usual summer lull, we all went back to our workbenches - and this brought 131 new entries adorning[...]
I recently went to the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly Virginia, and saw a lot of historical aircraft; P-40, P-51, P-47, P-38, B-29, Ho229, Do335, F4U, SR-71, Concorde, Ar-234, Me163, Fritz X, F-14, F-35, MiG 15BiS, F-100, MiG 21, P-2[...]
Vintage kit from Tamiya which was sleeping for about 15 years in my basement.
After some days sick at home I have decided to restart building models. Wow what a great feeling to redo something with my hands.
I used Tamiya lacquers, dry brushing[...]
For your evaluation guys….
I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what the k[...]
One of my "older" models. I hope you like it. It was the old Tamiya kit and it got some modifications. It was my first model with "heavy weathering" also.
This is Bandai's excellent "snap time play time" as my son calls it. They do with snap fit what some companies can't do with traditional methods. They don't bake their plastic which means that it can be effected by some of the strong chemicals w[...]
My first attempt in metallic finishes, many lessons learned, many more yet to learn.
Didn't use rondel decals, line decals etc... I've made them by masks I've previously made.
Excellent fit and details.
Every comment is welcomed :)
For your evaluation guys....
Rebuild from an old-beaten up Matchbox kit from the 80's. Unpainted it, and did it again, just to test some techniques.