The Kawasaki Ninja H2R was introduced in 2014, and was the company’s flagship motorcycle. Different parts of the Kawasaki engineering empire collaborated in achieving the aims of the designer, particularly the installation of the [...]
As it was a beautiful sunny morning I wheeled out the Ninja for a photo session.
Tamiya released this kit a couple of years ago. This is their description of the bike taken from their website www. tamiya.com.
And this is how they [...]
This is my Hasegawa 1/72 Ki-61 and it is a very nice kit that was first released in 1973. It is also one of the first kits that Hasegawa made with complete recessed panel lines in which as we closed in to the 80's Hasegawa, Tamiya, Otaki, [...]
I built a Hasegawa KH400.
The spokes of the wheels have been re-tensioned with metal wire, and the wiring in each section has been replaced with thinner ones.
The tank is painted with a gold base and clear red sprayed on top.
The kit is [...]
The Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (飛燕, "flying swallow") is a Japanese World War II fighter aircraft. Used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, it was designated the "Army Type 3 Fighter" (三式戦闘機). Allied [...]
This is the Tamiya 1/72 Kawasaki Ki-61-Id Hien.
KAWASAKI Ki61-I Hei HIEN (Tony) 1/32 scale model, Hasegawa kit. Built out of a box, except the aftermarket seatbelts, copper wire brakelines and MM gun barrels.
6th "Shinten Seikutai", 18th Flight Regiment, Lt. Mitsuo Koyake, [...]
Finished. Tamiya Kawasaki Ki-61-1 Hein "Tony" . 68th Hiko Sentai, New Guinea December 1944 flown by Susumu Kajinami. Surviving the war, he claimed 8 victories in New Guinea, with a total of 24, till the end of hostilities.
Probably one of the best models I've ever built. Tamiya has really upped the game with this kit, with the engineering being amazing. Very little putty is required, and the kit falls together.
The only complaint I can point at, are the [...]