Revell 1:48 AH-64 Apache – Paint Scheme: Green W/ Minor Weathering and Damage

This kit was the most irritating model to put together. I had numerous issues with parts being warped, not fitting, or having terrible seams. I have tried my best to fix them, but it does not look great. As a result, this will be a short blog post because almost all of my effort was towards fixing issues with the kit. Step Zero - Taking note of the instructions and the sprue: The the instructions were surprisingly clear on what needed to be done, but the sprues were warped I sprayed the sprues Read more [...]

Monogram 1:72 P-82G Twin Mustang – Paint Scheme: FQ-377 W/ Minor Weathering

This was a fairly easy and fairly quick kit to put together, though it does have a few fit issues. It comes with 2 variants, the P-82F and P-82G. Step Zero - Taking note of the instructions and the sprue: The the instructions were mostly clear on where everything went, but I wish that there were a few images depicting how certain things were supposed to go together , like the fuselage and cockpits. There were 2 different variants to chose from, the P-82F variant with that had a large radar nacelle Read more [...]

Revell 1:48 P-38J – Paint Scheme: Damaged Bare Aluminum

This is actually the first model kit I bought, but I put it off until I had done several models and I had more practice under my belt. This kit, unfortunately, has several issues. Step Zero - Taking note of the instructions and the sprue: The the instructions were very fairly clear and they had 3 different variants to chose from, the Night Fighter, The Fighter Bomber, and the "Standard" P-38 flown by Richard Bong. This is the largest build I have done, but it only has about a half dozen more pieces Read more [...]

Sprukits Master Chief (Level 2) – Battle Worn Weathering

I saw this model kit several months ago and, being a longtime fan of the series, I knew I had to get it. I never got the chance until the holidays came around. I didn't take any photos of the construction since it was all color plastic and didn't involve any painting. If you want a review of the actual construction, here is a good article on it. I'm just going to go in depth about how I did the legs, since that is what I took the most pictures of, but I used all of the same techniques on the other Read more [...]