I started this kit back in November 2016, when it was released.
As the Tomcat is a complex machine, so is every model kit of it. I worked on this off and on, fighting boredom and loss of interest for 3.5 months. It's a very, very good kit - the[...]
An old kit from the 1970s, but went together very well. No putty or filler needed anywhere.
Painted with Gunze-Sangyo acrylics, and markings are from an old Cutting Edge sheet.
The only modifications done were drilling out the gun barrels.
I finished this up last week, for am IPMS/USA review. It's a great kit.
The only additions I made was in the form of a set of Radu Brinzan's paper seat harnesses.
Although these aren't models, perhaps they will serve as inspiration? Worth a shot!
There are a few more in my SmugMug gallery that were too large to upload here.
I won the random drawing award for May 2016! WooHoo!!!!
Thank you Martin, and thank you iModeler - The best modeling site online.
(P.S. this one goes to the top of the "to do" pile...)
The Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun is a German single-engine sport and touring aircraft developed by Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (Bavarian Aircraft Works) in the 1930s. The Bf 108 is of all-metal construction.
Originally designated the M 37, the airc[...]
I've uploaded 105 pics from the Pittsburgh contest yesterday at this link:
1/32 Hasegawa Focke-Wulf FW-190A-8 built OOB, except for an Eduard PE seat harness.
AK Interactive acrylic paints, except for the RLM 74-it was a bit light, so I used Gunze-Sangyo.
The base is from Zoukie-Mura.
Weathered with oils.
I really man[...]
Finished this one up this a.m. Painted with Tamiya acrylics, as well.Excuse the spurious smoke rings, I claim artistic license and fun.
Some things I added were:
PE seat harness.
Drilled out the cowling guns.
Replaced wing cannons with blunt-t[...]