Revell 1/72 Me 262 A-1a – Paint Scheme: German Desert Spotted

I was a moron and I forgot to take any pictures of my model when building until I had painted the base coat and put on the masking tape; because of this, I will be dedicating this post to how I did the camouflage and what I learned along the way. I am using these pictures as reference for the pattern and I ended up making a combination of the two patterns. I know that the camo pattern is not historically accurate, I just wanted to do something a bit different. For reference, I use a Paasche Model Read more [...]

The X-Carve: 2-ish Months Later

NOTE: This article was meant to go live mid March, but medical issues delayed that until now. It has been 2 months since we built the X-Carve. It has been a very eventful couple of months, We have both done a lot and learned a lot since then. What we learned along the way: It is always best to go stock before adding anything to it, even if what you are doing has tons of evidence behind it. The "30 Minute Stiffening Mod", despite the 75+ posts about it, lead to our rails being improperly Read more [...]

Minicraft 1/144 P-51D “Old Crow” – Paint Scheme: German Captured Aluminum & Yellow

This is my brother and I's first model and our first time using an airbrush and we would greatly appreciate any feedback that you could give us. Step Zero - Taking note of the instructions and the sprue: This is the most important part just because how the instructions flow, how many parts there are, and how the parts fit together dictate how you will proceed. We noted that the landing gears were too tiny for us to reliably glue in and we also noted that we would have to paint the prop and Read more [...]