REDDIT r/modelmakers: NORTH AFRICA GROUPBUILD – Part 3

REDDIT r/modelmakers: NORTH AFRICA GROUPBUILD – Part 3

In part 2, I left off just short of getting the fuselage together, and was waiting on some plastic sheet or plexiglass to fill in the waist windows I had to remove. It’s been slow going, and my sanding arm is now bulging like Popeye’s forearms. 20 August...
(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 2

(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 2

At the end of Part 1 (which you can find at this link), I had just finished up the construction of the bench seats. I’ll pick back up here with the priming of the fuselage halves and starting to button things back up. Things have gone much better than I’ve...
REDDIT r/modelmakers: NORTH AFRICA GROUPBUILD – Part 2

REDDIT r/modelmakers: NORTH AFRICA GROUPBUILD – Part 2

In part 1, I wrapped up with what I thought was projecting a very obtainable goal of getting the interior painted and weathered, and the fuselage together, on MPM’s frustrating but fun 1/72 A-20B/C Havoc. Due to some self inflicted wounds, and a kit that can...

Gap Filling with Acrylic Powder and Cyanoacrylate

I’ve admired Paul Budzik’s work for a long time. He’s hands-down a “master modeler” and I think everyone can learn from his construction and scratch-building techniques. Amongst all the things I’ve learned from his videos, one of...