This is a model I built over 20 years ago inspired from a color (not colorized) photo I found on the internet of an Aichi M6A1 Seiran sporting a unique paint scheme. The plane was found damaged after the war by US occupation forces. The [...]
Dear friends, I just finished my last project, Tamiya IJN I-400 in 1/350 scale with the upgrade kit by Infini Model. These are the photos.
This is the completed 1/350 I-400 IJN Sub of WW2 fame. This is the first (I-400) of a three-sub class designed to carry out surprise attacks on the USA (I-400, I-401,I-402). One such surprise attack planned was an attack on the Panama [...]
I am still plugging away with this I-400 build and have made decent progress since last build update. I am happy to inform that the customer viewed the pictures on this site and is very pleased with current status of the sub. The biggest [...]
After a member reviewed my recent posting of my Revell 1/144 German U-Boat model he asked if I could apply same modeling techniques to build the Tamiya 1/350 I-400 Submarine for him. Of coarse always wanting to accept a build request I [...]
1st thing I would like to say is "These are not my models". They are the pictures of a model I-400 JPN Sub made by "Hyun Soo Kin". I am making the same model using the Tamiya 1/350 I-400 Sub model. I also have the [...]
I finished Tamiya's I-400 in february 2010. The idea for these giant subs came from Admiral Yamamoto. The plan was to take the war to the US by bombing the cities along it's coasts with submarine launched aircraft. The sub would have to be [...]
The I-400 class of submarines were the largest undersea vessels of World War II. They were designed to give Japan the ability to launch stealth attacks on distant targets and sneak away undetected. Speaking of which, it is even rumored [...]