A few years back I took catalog of my model collection. I had a lot of models. This did not surprise me. I did a rough estimation of how long it takes me to finish one model, and multiplied by how many non-completed models (started and [...]
The Savoia S.21F and Curtiss R3C-0 were two models I completed at the end of the first UK lockdown last year and shine brightly against the normal camouflaged warbird I make, both aircraft come from the brilliant animated movie 'Porco [...]
The same month I was arguing with that darned fire station I was also building a 1/48th scale FineMolds A5M-4 "Claude" for some much-needed relaxation. Like all recent kits from that manufacturer this one just fell together, [...]
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 [...]
Mitsubishi Ka-14 by FineMolds in 1/48 scale. One of the best model kits I've built recently. Comes together really easy and enjoyable. Highly recommended!
With this build I was experimenting again with the weathering and shading, so I [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 canopy [...]