Heller 1/72 Mirage IV

It’s a late one for me tonight and with the family asleep I’m unable to do any spraying on the other projects I have on the go so to save falling asleep myself I’ve decided to make a start on the old Heller 1/72 Mirage IV.I’ve had this kit in the stash since 2001 (IContinue reading “Heller 1/72 Mirage IV”

Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang

The model is finally up to the spraying stage so tonight I gave it a basecoat of Tamiya X-18 semi-gloss black to prepare it for the Alclad paint that I will be using later. Current wisdom states that you should use gloss black for Alclad finishes but I didn’t have any in stock so X-18Continue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang”

Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang

I’ve begun to start getting this on the home stretch and today I sprayed the canopy and windscreen interiors, the wheel wells and gear bay doors. Once the windscreen is in place I can then start spraying the whole model; Edit; after painting the wheels well and gear doors with ZCY (Zinc Chromate Yellow) I’veContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang”

Takom 1/35 Leopard C2

This has been on the bench for long enough so it’s time to get it done; This will NOT be heavily weathered as from the photo’s that I’m basing it on Canadian Leopards (apart from being on exercise) seemed to be relatively clean. I did want to do an actual vehicle but the marking optionContinue reading “Takom 1/35 Leopard C2”

Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang

With the T-55 built I came back to the P-51 as it’s another I want off the bench as the queue of stuff I want to build is getting longer.I’ve managed to glue all the control surfaces on and although the fit of the tail wings looked OK on top, underneath the joints were prettyContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang”


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