I love Macross (RoboTech) kits, they really are nicely made and I had so much fun with this.
I was having problems with the AK weathering pencils and watercolour pencils so I challenged myself on this build to weather only with the [...]
I’ve done a few “nostalgia builds” this year and interestingly (to me anyway) most of them were kits that I wish I had made as a kid but I didn’t. This Lindberg box scale XB-70 sort of falls in that category. I wanted a companion [...]
It took 8 days to build. The markings on the vertical tail wings were masked and painted.
I painted it with the intention of making it look as much like a working aircraft as possible.
Hasegawa's 1/72 scale kit
I finished this limited edition Hasegawa kit with the S-type Strike Valkyrie.
This kit had a choice of S, J, and A types, as well as Strike, Super, and Normal fighters, so deciding which specification to use was [...]
In the early 1980s, the Harmony Gold Company decided to import the classic Japanese anime Super Dimensional Fortress: Macross series over from Japan and bring it to North American TV as an action adventure series for kids 8-15. However [...]
I finished building this model in March of 2012, then I took it to the next model meeting. One question came up and some guys wanted to know why I painted it "Pink?" I replied by saying: "I found a photo of the real jet on [...]
The iconic Japanese TV series Macross,...The kit, simply is excellent, detail enough good , nice union and fantastic decals, I gave to myself some freedoms in her, make the missiles AMM-1 completely scratch, mount them in base of the set [...]
Robotech (Macross in Japan) was my favorite cartoon to watch when I was a kid. It was different then anything else I had seen before it: GI Joe, Transformers, whatever. For the first time, I saw a cartoon that was actually somewhat [...]
What we have here is Ken West's 1/48 scale XB-70. It is a paper model and very impressive when done by a paper master. (Which I am not!) I saw one completed by Mr. West himself at the EAA museum and had to have one. I didn't care that it [...]
OOB "Whiffie" Air Show scheme