Tamiya’s “White Box” 1/48 P-38F/G – First Thoughts, Part 3.

Tamiya’s “White Box” 1/48 P-38F/G – First Thoughts, Part 3.

See part 1 and part 2 to get caught up to what has brought us here. This update took a little longer than expected as life and a drive for perfection got in the way. Most of the delay cannot be attributed to Tamiya, as the kit is as close to perfection as I have...
Tamiya’s “White Box” 1/48 P-38F/G – First Thoughts, Part 2.

Tamiya’s “White Box” 1/48 P-38F/G – First Thoughts, Part 2.

Last week I began the build of Tamiya’s new tool P-38 (see: Part 1). With only a few hours invested I had gotten the build to the point that it was time to start assembly of the twin booms, a place in the construction that makes most who have ever cracked the...
Tamiya’s “White Box” 1/48 P-38F/G – First Thoughts, Part 1

Tamiya’s “White Box” 1/48 P-38F/G – First Thoughts, Part 1

Last weekend at the IPMS Nationals held in Chattanooga, I was able to get my hands on a pre-release boxing of Tamiya’s new tool P-38. As a lover of all things P-38, I enthusiastically shoved everything on my workbench onto the floor and dove right in. Having...
2019 IPMS Nationals: Chattanooga Choo Choo!

2019 IPMS Nationals: Chattanooga Choo Choo!

961 people entered. They came from as far away as Japan. They came from cultures as different from Chattanooga as Argentina, Canada, or Palo Alto, California. They were young, old, men, women, and any variation in between. They brought over 3000 models to be judged....