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F-14A tOMCAT VF-84, Jolly Rogers. Fine Molds 1/72

Back again with a new project, ended in January for a collector. The Fine Molds Kits, is excellent, perfect fit despite complicate scomposition. It could be build oob, adding only seat belts. Unfortunately, as often Hasegawa does, no weapon incl[...]

How to make a convincing looking fabric covered interior using tissue paper

Most of you know that I have a soft spot in my heart for any aircraft that has two wings, and is mostly covered with fabric. Last night I had a good idea (at least I thought it was), and I wanted to share this with you all. A while ago I wr[...]

Bab Company: Misfortune Comes in Threes.

Some of you may see the model companies release multiple boxings of seemingly the same thing. You may wonder, "who buys all of these things?" I do. I'm that person. Welcome to another Whipple Special, in this case maybe a Whipple Deluxe. The[...]

1/48 Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude – Empire of Japan Group Build.

This is the 2016 Fine Molds kit. I can’t speak highly enough about its quality. It’s an outstanding kit in every way. Feel free to check out my build log in the EoJ group build section and you’ll see how nice it is. The Claude was the predec[...]

Fine Molds 1/48 Kawasaki Ki-10

Doi Takeo was an engineering school classmate of Horikoshi Jiro, and Doi went on to have an impressive career of his own. He apprenticed at Kawasaki under German chief designer Richard Vogt. After Vogt returned to Germany and Dornier, Doi became[...]

Yeah, I didn’t really paint that.

Yet another “to archive” kit (really, I have three projects that will be done pretty soon) from the past, the Fine Molds 1/48 Ki-43-II Hayabusa. This was my first Fine Molds kit. I had read good things about this company and decided to splurge o[...]

Eyes in the Sky…1/48 Mitsubishi Ki-15-I “Babs”, Imperial Japanese Army ” Tiger Squadron”

#21/2020 My dad´s next finished Imperial Japanese subject and fifth contribution to the Empire of Japan group build. After four combat aircraft, this time a recon plane. The very nice Fine Molds kit, fit is very good, except the one-piece canop[...]

Empire of Japan Group Build. 1/48 Fine Molds Nakajima “Kikka” Jet

75 Years ago today this plane took it's very first flight. It took a very long time to get airborne, so several days later another flight was made............. or at least attempted. They had installed RATO pods under the wings in an effort [...]

Banzai!…1/48 Yokosuka (Kugisho) D4Y1 Model 11 Suisei “Judy” Imperial Japanese Navy

#16/2020 My dad´s next contribution to the Empire of Japan GB. As far as I´ve read the Judy was Fine Molds first 1/48 release, dating back to 1993. So there are some fit issues. As you can see on the pics, the inner landing gear doors have atta[...]

Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka Fine Molds 1/48 for The Empire of Japan Group Build

A while back I started building Kamikaze machines for the 'iModeler goes to The Movies' group build. A thread can be found there that shares some views and history around two modern Japanese films (The Eternal Zero and For Those We Love) that r[...]