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Special Hobby 1/72 Harvard MkIIA

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 [...]

Eduard 1/48 Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero Type 21

I can't recommend this kit highly enough. I only had to use smears of filler in a couple of places and that was probably down to operator error. Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey. Painted with Mission Models Mitsubishi Interior Green, [...]

Airfix 1/72 De Havilland Mosquito masquerading as a TT.35

An exquisitely engineered little kit which went together without any fit issues. Primed with Tamiya Flat White, Painted with ColourCoats Interior Green, RAF/FAA Yellow, RAF Roundel Red, Tamiya Flat Aluminium, Nato Black and Rubber [...]

AIP 1/144 Thunderbird 1

Another nostalgic blast for me. A great kit with absolutely no issues at all. Primed with Tamiya Lacquer Gloss Black. Painted with Xtreme Metals Aluminium, ColourCoats Light Mediterranean Blue, Insignia Red. Citadel Nuln Oil for the [...]

1/72 Eduard Spitfire Mk.IXe.

My second build from "The Longest Day" box set. Having built the first one this was a little easier as I'd got the snags out of the way. Well, apart from the self-inflicted ones. :blush: Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey, Painted [...]

Eduard 1/72 Spitfire MK.IXc Early.

This is build one from "The Longest Day" box set. My first Eduard Spitfire and while it is beautifully detailed I think it may be a tad over engineered for 1/72. The wheels came in 4 parts each the underwing radiators were 7 [...]

Special Hobby 1/72 Short Sunderland Mk.V

A marathon run at this one as it was started on Christmas Eve last year. As with all Special Hobby kits there are foibles and challenges but the major issues with this build were entirely of my own making. I had got her to the stage that i [...]

Airfix 1/72 Hawker Hurricane MK.I

This was one that I just wanted to do as a bit of fun to take my mind off the other stuff on the bench. I've never built an Airfix Hurricane ever, so, it's a new experience. Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey. Painted with ColourCoats [...]

Sword 1/72 Avenger/Tarpon Mk.I

Another cracker of a kit from Sword. Yes there are slight fit issues but the detail is superb and it goes together with a little persuasion. Primed with Tamiya Neural Grey Painted with ColourCoats Dark Slate Grey, Extra Dark Sea Grey, Sky [...]

Trumpeter 1/48 De Havilland Sea Hornet NF.21

A nice simple fun build Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey Painted with ColourCoats Internal Grey Green, Sky S Type, Extra Dark Sea Grey, RAF/FAA Yellow, Tamiya Flat Aluminium, Nato Black, Semi-Gloss Black and a selection of poca pens. Washed [...]