Tamiya had released a bunch of Japanese WWII aircraft way back in the late 1970's early 1980's and, at the time, they were the cutting edge of modeling technology. Even today with all the advancements they are still pretty good and can be had f[...]
My kit from the February drawing arrived today and it is great. Believe it or not I can't remember the last time I built a 109, maybe as a kid? What a great week, finished my probationary period in my post-Navy job and got my white hard hat, a[...]
The Mustang did not gain it's immortal fame until this American airframe was married with the British Merlin engine. Providing long-range escort to B-17s and B-24s, the Mustang carried the air war to the heart of Germany. By war's end, P-51s h[...]
In the year 2112 (sorry about that I'm a bit of a Rush fan)with the arab/Israeli conflict still rumbling on the IASDF ,thats the Israeli Air and Space Defence force for those who don't know,needed a new ultra fast interceptor and decided to go w[...]
Just figure I would throw mine in for comparison....hmmmmm. No I'm not proud of it.
Also included are a couple of views from my climate controlled painting area, which explains my propensity for one-color armor building during the winters.
This is my Raiden which I 've build in the summer of last year.
Although it was a easy kit to build, I had some issues with the kit. Some internal parts in the fuselage and the wing spar made the join of fuse and wings very difficult.
I wrecked [...]
This is my rendition of the IAF's one and only Dh Chipmunk.When the IAF decided it needed a purpose built primary trainer they obtained an example of the Chipmunk and a Fokker s.11 to be evaluated against each other, after many flight trials th[...]
I built this straight from the box except I used Airway Graphix decals. This kit is in the markings of USAF Thunderbirds S/N 51-16720 Thunderbird 3 Right Wing piloted by Capt C.A. "Buck" Patillo. (1953–1954). Was a great build, parts fit like [...]
This is the last of my car posts until I get pics of my Batmobile. This is another highly detailed Tamiya 1/12 formula 1 kit built straight from the box. I believe this one is also piloted by Mario Andretti. These kits are not for the novice mod[...]
Still going with the automotive kits for a bit..This is Tamiya's 1/12 Lotus MkIII driven by Mario Andretti in I believe 1974..this kit is built straight from the box. These kits are fantastic but very expensive now.. I think I only paid about $3[...]