Monday, March 6, 2017

Aoshima - Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle

Aoshima  1:25


March 2017

A visible ejection mark at the roof

Some molding lines that don't belong in the fender: sanding them off.


Sanding imperfections after 1st coat of primer. Filled them with green Tamiya putty.
1st coat of green



Sunday, March 6, 2016

P-47 Thunderbolt - Aztec Eagles

P-47 Thunderbolt - Aztec Eagles
Eduard 1:48


March 2016




1:48 P-47 Profi-Pack from Eduard

Target paint schema: EscuadrĂ³n 201- Mexican expeditionary force



Test-fitting resin cockpit
Priming resin parts with Vallejo Gray primer

Feb 2017

After painting with cockpit green and adding photo-etched parts
Cutting the cannons
ABER www.aber.net.pl

Cannons ready

Working on wing roots

March 2017

Disaster! Trying to remove some filler from the wing roots, I used too much lacquer thinner and 'erased'
a lot of detail in the wing root and the fuselage. I had to salvage the cockpit and request another P-47 kit on Amazon...



The Academy P-47 kit (this is the base kit used in Eduard's Jugs over Germany P-47)


Engine preparation. Before adding the ignition ring (photo-etch)







Monday, September 14, 2015

Mitchell B-25-J


September 2015
Box


Interior
Gluing both halves of the fuselage


Green putty on the seam lines (Added some lead in the nose)
November 2015
Masking windows at the cockpit
...and at the tail.

January 2016
Priming with a black glossy paint

First coat of Alclad2 - Airframe Aluminum

Second coat: Alclad2 - White Aluminum
February 2016

Painting guns, antenna and pitot tube
Adding decals and painting details
Model Fiesta 2016!
Just in time for Model Fiesta 2016 - San Antonio
Got the Best B-25 Prize: Sponsored by Lt. Col. Dick Cole
Doolittle Raider

Prize and Plane close-up




Monday, August 31, 2015

DeLorean

Aoshima DeLorean - From Back To The Future II.


May 2015

Box
Lower construction

Interior

June 2015


Painted Body
Time Circuits

July 2015

About to join

August 2015

Finished model - Top
Finished model - Right
Finished model - Back
Finished model - Left back



















Wednesday, May 6, 2015

P-47 Thunderbolt

A P-47 Thunderbolt - Razorback from Revell.

March 2015



Painting small parts

April 2015


Preshading and first coats of paint


After second coat

June 2015


Finished model - Left

Finished model - front

Front - detail








Thursday, April 16, 2015

F6F-5 Hellcat


A F6F Hellcat from Eduard.

January 2015





Detailing engine

Preparing gun barrels

February 2015

Masking


Vallejo primer

1st coat: blue


2nd coat: blue


March 2015

Masking to paint control surfaces in a different shade of blue

April 2015


Building bombs (really nice photo-etch details in Eduard's kit)

Bombs ready

Front
Cockpit

Full picture (before adding HVAR rockets)
HVAR Rockets
Almost there...