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Boeing F4B and P-12

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Vintage 1/32 Hasegawa F4B-4 Pre-War Bi-Plane

I had this model sitting in my stash for over 20 years. Never gave it much of a look due to its age, and many other more modern models waiting to hit the workbench. But one day between projects, and commission builds, I needed to do something [...]

The F4B-4’s brother: the 1/32 P-12E

The Hasegawa P-12E, done with kit decals for the B Flight leader of the 6th Pursuit Squadron in Hawaii, circa 1932-33. Kit was modified with a tail skid, and the wingtip lights were changed from the Navy version.

1/32 Hasegawa F4B-4

Further proof of how good the Hasegawa 1/32 "Between the wars" kits are. The raised panel detail on this kit is dead-on, comparing it with the 1:1 P-12E (painted as an F4B-3) at Chino. My old friend the late Dick Best (the man who sank the Aka[...]

Hasegawa 1/32 F4B-4

Here are a few snaps of my latest completion, the old, but very good, 1/32 Hasegawa kit painted as the 4th section leader of VF-6's aircraft. I worked on this model on-and-off (mostly off) over the past 3 years and 9 months, and in that time [...]