The Tamiya 1/48 Rufe straight out of the box except for the sewing needle pitot. Painted with Tamiya rattle cans, weathered with chalks and pastels. I flat coated the cowl with a household brand clear-flat spray and that's how it turned out, tho[...]
#5/2021 My dad´s latest completion and final? addition to the Empire of Japan GB. Hasegawa kit, painted with AK Real Color IJN Amber Grey and IJN Green Black, EZ Line for antenna and Eduard seatbelts. Build thread here Aircraft of Takuma [...]
I finally finished my first model in 30 years! Getting back into building now that I will have a lot more time. Unfortunately my part time job turned into a full time job since summer, so it took me quite a while to finish this. Tamiya 1/48 Rufe.
Another obscure kit from the cheap seats. I found this in a hobby shop which sells older kits. Lodela's/Revell 1/72 Nakajima Rufe, the kit date backs to the late seventies and it's supposed to be Frog molds. A very basic kit, more basic then t[...]
It's been a little while since I have posted any of my builds here. I've been really busy with moderating the Midway Group build, while trying to get a few more planes built before the 75th Anniversary of Midway in June. Here's a little articl[...]
This model starts with a website I had a long time ago that was started as a place to store all the photos I had taken during my barnstorming airplane mechanic days. An email arrived one day from a gentleman in Japan named Kenichi Kimoto, who w[...]