As the Dakota, the mighty Convair B-58 "Hustler" is a good subject to show how aluminium foil gives such birds an absolutely realistic metal finish. As all Monogram kits, the model is easy to build and I did it o.o.b. To foil the model with kit[...]
Hello friends, after a year of dedication, I finished what I consider to be my most challenging assembly until now, where I applied all the knowledge I have. This classic cold war bomber, the B-58 Hustler, on the 1/72 scale from Italeri, is a [...]
Here's one that I built last year. This thing was an absolute nightmare to paint. The kit has raised panel lines so I sanded them off and re-scribed them all back in. Next, came the assembly, and being an old kit, some of the pieces didn't line [...]
This is another favourite of mine, the B-58 Hustler. The Monogram kit is getting on a bit but still not a bad build and intersting in this scale. Pretty straight forward build, raised panel lines are a bit of a pain but you get over it and make [...]
The venerable old Monogram kit is still an accurate (accurate enough for ME, that is) and H-U-G-E model when completed. Gotta have a lotta space if you're gonna build this one.
Naturally, no airbrushes were damaged during the assembly of this s[...]
This build was one of my first forays into the NMF finish using those buffable metalizers. After spraying the base color, I Futured the entire thing and then set about masking with Tamiya's 'yellow' tape. By spraying different shades of Titaniu[...]