I have been extremely busy with all sorts of full scale life lately, and I have not had much free time available at the work bench. Because of this, I was not able to fully complete these models before the December 7th deadline. Sorry. [...]
My contributions to the “FL-19, Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary Tribute, Group Build” are based on two existing artifacts that were, so-called, “eyewitnesses” to the attack:
An icon to the attack on Pearl Harbor [...]
This is my minimal contribution to this big historical event.
Thanks to Louis Gardner and the small team of great friends who built subjects relative to this so important event.
More details to come!
I am posting this article at 8am, December 7th, Honolulu time. Exactly 80 years on from the moment of the first wave of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941.
The aircraft carrier Agaki was Vice Admiral Chūichi Nagumo's flagship [...]
From the author:
I would thank the group of "The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor [..]" to invite me to do some of the group build.
The time frame was very tight. Aproxymately I had two an a half week to complete [...]
The flight deck of USS Enterprise (CV-6) echoed with the command over the loudspeaker from the bridge: “Pilots! Man your planes!” Thirty-one year old Lieutenant Richard H. “Dick” Best Jr., operations officer of Bombing-Six, watched [...]
Hasegawa 1/72 scale kit
I assembled the 1/72 F-2 from the standard box.
I made some modifications to the nose cable, AOA sensor, pitot tube, wing tip cables and nozzles, but the rest of the kit is as is.
I also like heavy trucks and do a few from time to time. This was a cheap kit at the LHS that I decided to test my scratching and grafting skill level on...and it occupied the bench for a fair amount of time.
The dump box is from an AMT [...]