Just finished this one as a pretty quick build. Great kit - I really enjoy building FM stuff. Just wish they would make more kits :)
I build the FM Ki-10 "Perry" some time back, and this kit was just as enjoyable of a build. Nice to have so[...]
Wanted Boba`s Slave 1 for a while now, finally got my hands on one. Bandai 1/144, apsolute joy to build.
Sometimes you see something that piques your interest enough to make you want to do something about it, and so it was with this model. The inspiration came from an article here on iModeler posted sometime last year. Without it, I would never h[...]
This is the Savoia S21 Seaplane from the 1992 Japanese Animated Adventure Film Porco Rosso.
The film was written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The story is based on an Italian World War I ex-fighter ace, Porco Rosso, now living as a freelance [...]
This is the 1/48 scale Finemolds Mitsubishi A5M4 Claude. Imperial Japanese Navy, INJ Kaga, 1939.
The kit contained 67 parts, and apart from the seat harness, was built straight out of the box.
It was painted with Alclad II, Aeromaster & Ta[...]
With the Battle of Midway Group Build being close to it's reveal, I thought it would be proper to also include the "Other" carrier battle that took place, only a month earlier, in the Coral Sea. Much of what occurred during Coral Sea, had a dir[...]
A beautiful little model by Fine Molds, is this A5M4 Type 96, in 1:48 scale.
It has very nice detail in the cockpit and engine, and the surface detail on the exterior is excellent, especially on the wings. The model builds well, with NO fool[...]
Just finished the Fine Molds KI-61-I "Hei" Tony. The model was painted with Gunze and AK Extreme Metal Paints. Weathering with oils and pastels. Antenna rigged with Uschi rigging thread. Markings are from box.
So, finally I´ve finished my Savoia S.21. The model is Finemold´s in 1/72, a really nice kit. The Savoia was starring in the Japanese animated film "Porco Rosso" as the leading caracter´s bright red mount. However, I chose to make mine a bit dif[...]
This is a beautiful kit that exudes quality, from the box-art to the presentation of the instructions. Parts are moulded in a grey-green and exhibit beautiful sharp trailing edges to the flying surfaces, delicate recessed panel lines and very c[...]