This is 1/32 Hasegawa Focke Wulf Fw 190F-8 with the markings of Black M – I (W.Nr 584 205) of III./SG 3 flown in Sweden May 1945.
Top surfaces are RLM 75/83 with RLM 02 patches and bottom surfaces RLM 76.
-Eduard Löök instrum[...]
I ordered resin gunbays for my Thunderbolt project and decided to build a phantom. The Revell 1/32 phantom I started last year had a lot of fitting problems so I put it aside. This time I tried building the Tamiya one and loved everything about [...]
With Spring finally here, I decided to do some outdoor photography. I rigged up a two-sided light tent on my deck. In shooting this model previously, a lot of the pre-shading mottling effect was lost in indoor lighting. In some ways, also, it[...]
Here is my Special Hobby Brewster Buffalo Mk. 1 in 1/32nd scale. I will say a few things about this high quality short-run kit later, but first I would like to give some historical background to the subject.
The History in Brief
P-38L-1-LO, s/n 44-23852, 'Beautiful B***h (let's see if the profanity filter snags this one)', coded 'B7', flown by Lt. John J. Kane of 96th FS / 82nd FG, Vincenzo, Italy, March 1945.
Decals from Kagero's P-38 Lightning at War Part II, wh[...]
Been a while since I have posted some progress on the P 166, so here are some pictures.
Please excuse the condition of my work table, it looks like I clean up with a hand grenade. I usually take pictures as I am building so not to to break the [...]
Just checked the site of SBS-model for their latest news, and lo-and-behold, they have added a conversion for Eduards 1/32 109E to their growing range of 109 variations.
From what I can see, they are of the same high quality as in the Ha-1109 [...]
The scale-down of the excellent H-K 1/32 Lancaster to 1/48 ships next month.
MSRP US$107.00 - the 45-year old Tamiya Lancaster lists for $130.00 according to the Tamiya America website.
For those who may be interested, Kits World Decals has a [...]
1/32 scale Tamiya Vought F4U-1A CORSAIR VF-17 US Navy military aircraft from World War II, February 1944 Bougainville, New Guinea. Flown by pilot Ira C. Kepford.
Technical data: Tamiya kit, aftermarket details: Eduard wheels, HGW seatbelts, Mon[...]
Seems like forever since I posted! Well here is progress on the cockpit, Barracuda Cast seat, and radios and battery. Eduard "Look" instrument panel. The seatbelts were a quandary. I had some Eduard PE ones from a failed Dragon P-51 build, b[...]