I recently finished building a 1/72 Revell/Lindberg He-162. This should have been an easy build but I lost interest on it pretty early after I started the build. About 4 different builds got done before I got serious on this one again.
This was started at the same time as the Typhoon and has continued a bit longer being worked on whilst doing my Buccaneer.
Three kits in one really. The Trolley and the Arado were little gems that were a joy to build but the Salamander[...]
I'm finished with both the 162 and 190. I'm very proud of both of these models, especially the 162, because I feel like I got them both right! Yes, there was an emergency paint change on the 162, (long story, spilled and ran out of paints), but [...]
I really really really really like this kit. It was a blast to put together, and well worth the (rather low) price of $25 USD. I've loved putting this together to get it here to this point. I definately plan on getting more Tamiya kits in my fut[...]
I FINALLY received the Tamiya 1/48th scale He 162 A-2 "Salamander" almost three weeks late. I am REALLY pleased with it, too. From the test fitting I've done, it will not have any issues whatsoever.
It’s as finished as it’s going to get and it’s my first finished airplane in forever...and I had fun with a fast good build...life is good !!!
Still plugging away—-ready for sealant coat before decals...this is a fun easy kit to build (IMHO)
Right out of box and ready for mounting to jet a little later today....
Hi Everyone, here is my Tamiya He-162 Volksjager in 1/48 scale.
Colors and weathering effects by Ammo by Mig and Van Gogh's oils.
"Wood surfaces" were painted first with Ammo by Mig's New Wood color 037. then, with an old brush, I made the woo[...]
Hi All, Here’s my 1/48 Tamiya He 162. The build was mostly out of the box with added Eduard seat belts, additional cockpit wiring and canopy framing. The paint scheme was painted using Vallejo Model Air paints and the markings are the kit supp[...]