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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

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UPDATE – 1/32 Scale Italeri F-104G ASA-M Italian Air Force with real aluminum skin

Well here I am again in aluminum hell! I promised I wouldn't do another metal skin airplane for awhile but I got hired to do another one and I can't say no lol. 90% of the details are completed so it is on to all the metal work. I can tell you t[...]

1/72 Esci AMT CF-104 Starfighter 421 Red Indian Squadron Canadian Armed Forces

I am a big fan of the Lockheed F-104. My father flew the CF-104 with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) from 1961 to 1964. This model features a commemorative paint scheme for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) 421 Red Indian Squadron. In 1983 42[...]

1/32 Scale Italeri F-104G ASA-M Italian Air Force with real aluminum skin

Well I have started my second F-104 in less than a month! I was commissioned to do this kit for an Italian test pilot that flew this F-104, so here I go again! Cockpit and engine complete, now onto the hard part....the aluminum skin :( I will po[...]

Real aluminum paneled Italeri 1/32nd scale F-104C – Build in progress!

Hello stranded at home modelers! This is something I've wanted to do once in my life and because of this virus I decided to dive in! This is a F-104 with all individual panels made from real aluminum, not that bare metal c**p. I have individuall[...]

Hasegawa 1/48 F-104C Starfighter USAF

Hello!, This is my newest project, a cold war icon. It really brings speed to one's mind just to look at her. Nice kit, decals ok, one or two almost were ruined when leaving the film. Another one I did it myself, with some Tamiya extra thin glu[...]

1/72 Esci/AMT USAF F-104 Drone

The 1/72 Esci F-104 kits were re-boxed by AMT. The kits are pretty nice with extra fine recessed panel lines and the option to build the short tail A or C version or the more common long tail version used by most countries except the US and a fe[...]

Hasegawa 1/48 USAF F-104 Starfighter

Hello, This is my Hasegawa F-104 Starfighter. Nice kit to build OOB, although some of the decals were not that nice. First time using Gunze Mr. Metal Color Aluminum and I was not pleased. I mean, the color was beautiful, but it kept releasing[...]

I was looking at headlines and came across…

I was looking at headlines and came across Tommy Killander USAF 104 Starfighter. Like it very much so I decided to post mine own that I done about 4 years ago. By the way this is not to compete against Tommy's 104. This is when I first started t[...]

The Right Stuff – Bundesfighter goes to Hollywood

This build that I did as a tribute to one of my favorite movies - The Right Stuff, made by Philip Kaufmann in 1983. The Eduard 1/48 "Bundesfighter" kit (reboxed Hasegawa with some aftermarket) has the decals for the aircraft individual that wher[...]

F-104C Starfighter in Vietnam

Hi folks, This is a cool new site. It has inspired me to add a little article. I'm building Italeri's 1/32 F-104C. It's a decent kit but lacks the refinement and detail you might find with some other manufacturers. I was drawn to the scal[...]