Just completed the superlative Tamiya Zero. it is a much more complex kit than I am used to building, but it went together without a hitch. this was my first attempt with multilayer chipping, and I have learned some lessons that I will use for[...]
The most iconic Japanese aircraft is easily the Mitsubishi A6M, and Tamiya's most recent tooling from 2008 absolutely does justice to such a plane. Before going any further this kit can be summed up as 'absolutely recommended', or 'one of the [...]
It's funny, but you will forgive me (I hope): since I returned to this hobby after more than 40 years of absence, I am amazed to retrace paths that others younger than me have already traveled. I have rediscovered a state of the art light years [...]
I like to think I know a fair bit about WW2 aviation, but I didn't expect how massive the G4M1 was until the box arrived in the post. At a wingspan of 41.6cm, and a fuselage length of 51.8cm, this model dwarfs anything else I've made and doesn't[...]
I found myself inspired by the many wonderful aircraft found on iModeler...so I dug this Zero from the stash thinking it would be a relative short build compared to some of my armor projects. I underestimated the "short build" part, low parts c[...]
This is my A6M2 zero built as part of the empire of japan group build. So many good models on that group. This is Tamiyas Quite old 1/48 zero. With raised panel lines and a few recessed ones, so I decided to get the scribi[...]
This is the Tamiya 1/72 Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero.
Had more than I thought.
1/48 Monogram P-51B with a hand painted “Tommy’s Dad”.
1/48 Otaki P-51D decals by MSAP
1/48 Hasegawa P-38 decals by Aeromaster
1/48 Otaki Ki-61 decals by Superscale
1/72 A6M3 wing tips from a 1/72 Monogram P-51b
Mabey some of you will find this post useful.
I have two very young sons and I am trying to infect them with modelling mojo. I found some Revell quick build car (Older boy loves it). This time I want to share with you guys some brick [...]
With Louis Gardner's article series on Japanese aircraft colors ramping up ( I thought I'd deliver my take on the early war Mitsubishi A6M2.
Hasegawa's Zero has been around for 25 years now, and it is still a very nice kit. It comes together [...]