Mitsubishi A6M2b (Model 21) - Akagi Carrier, Lead ship of Carrier Div. 1, flown by Lt. Saburo Shindo, Air Superiority Force, 2nd Strike Unit - Dec, 1941.
The kit: Tamiya 1:72
I think Zeke needs no presentation, but let me drop a few facts a[...]
One small Zero
I worked in some parts of the fold wings brake wire and some normal details.
Painted by White ensign colocoats "IJN" .
A6M2 type21 ZERO Pearl Harbor 8 dec.1941.
I didn't want to miss "Zeke week".
I decided to go all out on this one, with Eduard set belts, brake lines, built a copper wire antenna tension spring, wire the engine, cockpit. drill out the exhaust ends and gun barrels. However it didn't take [...]
This is the beautiful 1/32 Tamiya model of the iconic IJN fighter. The model is depicted as a toughnut veteran of Pacific sun and salt air, Rabaul Fighter Group, New Britain, 1943-44.
Principal paint finishes are White Ensign enamels, over Alcl[...]
One build When I'm teenage .. 30+ years ago.
Old Tamiya kit still good and deserve to build.
Ready to sell to new owner.
Now here yet shared with the rest of the world.
this is currently on YouTube, the inbox review and the final review, I really enjoyed this kit and with very little mishaps and filler. BTW this is the old 1970's kit!
Hasegawa's limited-release Zero prototype in 1/48th scale. Built this one a while ago when first released, an easy build. AFAIK there are no images in existence of this machine so we can only hope Hasegawa got it right. The engine/cowling was di[...]
Here's my new model, a Revell 1/48 Scale A6M5 Zero. This is a small, simple model, a grand total of 28 parts, 36 if you count the 9 decals I used! Of course it's rated for ages 10 and up, so I only barely meet that criteria, by the slim margin o[...]
This build represents plane flown by Tetsuzo Iwamoto, one of the top scoring aces among IJNAF fighter pilots.
After two months of work, this is the final result.
Used lots of aftermarket stuff: Eduard cockpit interior and flaps, True Detail [...]
Coincidental to Dmitry's earlier posting of his 1/72 Airfix Zeke, here is Tamiya's 1/32 A6M5 in surrender markings, completed this weekend. I bought the kit second-hand a year ago, sprues still bagged as new, and with two Eduard aftermarket etch[...]