So I joined a modeling forum, ARC, and since then I've been building, buying, and selling models like crazy. I've wanted to do a 1/48th B-17 for a while now since I built one many many years ago but the kits all cost abour 45$ and I hadn't bought one yet. So on the forum a guy posts that he is selling 3 B-17Gs and 1 B-17f 1/48th kits complete with a bunch of upgrade sets as well. Mine for 67$ after shipping!!!
Box arrived today and I laid everything out in the living room and was blown away. I plan to build 2 of these and use the others for parts and or sell one back to the community.
Friday, November 12, 2010
Friday, November 5, 2010
The decals the decals the decals! There were over 100 for this lil bird and they went on beautifully. I did have one major F up though in that when completed I covered it with clear and set aside. Apparently it got knocked on it's side somehow and the HEER decal on the left side came off and was irreplaceable. Oh well.
1/72nd Hobbycraft F-86F Sabre. Had this lying around. Tried to sell it but no interest so am building it real quick. Actually a very nice model with great fit and good detail. I'm trying my hand at a metal finish for it so I have been in the buffing stage for a few days now.
1/144th CH-53 from Revell Germany. This is actually done (finished yesterday) but I haven't taken pics yet. Again a very nice model for being 144th scale and the decals were superb. There were over 100 decals for something not even 4 inches long. I screwed up one of the rotor blades trying to bend them down to simulate gravity's pull so I cut them all off and folded them back. Looks cool and saves on shelf space. Finished pics to follow shortly.