I received this kit for Christmas and I managed to finish it on New Year's Eve. It was a really fun build and very straight forward. The parts required minimal cleanup which is nice since there are so many tiny pieces. The only thing I added [...]
Built out of the box, the kit comes with optional PE parts which add good details. This is my first try on building the sea base with kitchen foil, cotton and water effect gel.
The last photo is a size comparasion to the Yamato I have in the sa[...]
P.E. : Pontos (Basic)
I'm not used to modern warships. I'm looking for a painting method that emphasizes panel effects.
This is the first step toward building the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer(1:350 scale) and the Nimitz-cl[...]
Finally done. Hull completed & painted 6 1/2 years ago in New Jersey, packed away for a move to Virginia, then a resident on the shelf of doom for several more years. Finally modeler-ed up about 6 months ago. When I finished the Z-25 in 2[...]
Well ... I couldn't keep the weekly updates because I meant too many things. Here is the second part of my slow work. I use Tamiya paints diluted with Tamiya Lacquer Thinner, the colour specification comes directly from the kit instructions. Nex[...]
For this project I'm going to build my first 1/350 scale ship, Prince of Wales. Kit is from Tamiya and it's quite simplified so I bought aftermarket parts from Eduard and metal gun barrel fram Aber.
I'm going to weekly post step by step progre[...]
Well it's been quite a long time, but I'm back! I've been very busy for the last few months and I just got back to modeling.
This model is my most recent build, taking me a few months on and off. This is the tamiya 1/350 scale Japanese Navy Y[...]
My latest Ship, the 1/350 Trumpeter Graf Zeppelin with the excellent KA Models upgrade
I think everyone needs to build a Yamato. The Tamiya 1/350 with Pontos