Hasegawa A-4F finished oob with a resin seat and Hasegawa weapon sets, Eduard RBF tags and kit decals for VA-22. Finished with Gunze acrylics and an oil wash. With a True details helmet.
Just built this for my neighbor who was in the Navy back in the 60's. Wanted to give him something from that era.
Hasegawa kit built mostly out of the box.I scribed it and only added resin seats. The paint was Gunze Mr. Color.....I added blues and whites to the paint to get the right "pop" out of it....I was trying to match a photo. The kit is an easy build[...]
Hobbycraft A-4, need I say more? I believe this was the result of a Christmas "grab bag", or something like that. Since it had been opened previously, there was no returning it, and it seemed sort of a challenge. There was no way I was goin[...]
Here's one of my older builds, the Monogram 1/48 A-4E Skyhawk, that I convertted to an -F. I think the Monogram Skyhawk is is second only to the Hasegawa A-4's, and is probably the best A-4 for the money. The biggest drawbacks are a very basic [...]
Here’s the 1/48 Hobbycraft Skyhawk, the A-4C ‘Vietnam’ boxing. The Hobbycraft A-4C is a decent rendering of the venerable Skyhawk, and will provide a fair example of the A-4 out of the box, with generally good fit. But it has some missing detai[...]
Here's my attempt at Hasegawa's A-4C Skyhawk. It's the best-detailed 1:48 Skyhawk available now, though quite expensive and hard to find now. It's an out of the box build, except for the True Details ESCAPAC aftermarket seat I added. I used kit [...]
I added a seat, scribed the bird, and added shrikes from a Trumpeter F-105 (which I had to fix).
Paint is Floquil, Decals are kit.