Tag Archives: British

A really nice kit, as expected.  Also an opportunity to attempt to reproduce a build that inspired me to do better.

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For a kit that dates from the 1980s, Tamiya’s HMS Prince of Wales is surprisingly nice.  I backdated it to the ship’s May 1941 configuration at the Denmark Strait.

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The F-14 buildoff left me feeling rather drained, so I opened the kit I had kept the longest.  Like all Wingnuts it presented a curious mix of perfection and (self-inflicted) challenge.

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I built Tamiya’s big Mosquito.  It’s the latest tooling in Tamiya’s 1/32 aircraft series, and it is nothing short of fantastic.  I’ve built their Corsair and that is also superb.  One of these two must be the best model kit ever produced to date.

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These were built for the group build over at Topnotch Masks, both to represent specific aircraft as seen in reference photos.

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Left side

It’s time to rethink my opinion of Trumpeter.  This little frigate is a really nice build.

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