This was probably my longest build so far. I started in April with the crazy idea of building all 3 of Hasegawa's 1/48 Raiden (J2M3, J2M5, J2M6) at the same time, but that got whittled down to just the J2M3 (the other 2 are waiting on [...]
Just completed the superlative Tamiya Zero. it is a much more complex kit than I am used to building, but it went together without a hitch. this was my first attempt with multilayer chipping, and I have learned some lessons that I will [...]
Here is my build of the Hasegawa Ki-100_1 ko that I completed late last summer. there were some issues with the fit of the gun troughs and front cowl ring, but nothing that couldn't be solved be slight shimming and lots of dry fitting. [...]
Another great fitting Hasegawa kit depicted as an 85th Sentai plane flown by ace Captain Yukiyoshi Wakamatsu. paints used were MR Color SM206 for the bare metal and AK RC Midori Iro base and Cha Kasshoku (Tea Color) brown splotches.
Another fairly straightforward build construction wise. This unusual camouflage scheme took a few iterations to get right. Paints used were AK Real Color and Mr Color and weathered with a panel wash and oils. More details can be seen [...]
I finished this model a couple of weeks ago. I don't have much to add regarding the build, other than it was my first modern Tamiya kit and it basically assembled itself. the plane was painted to represent one of the Ki-61 that were [...]