REDDIT r/modelmakers: NORTH AFRICA GROUPBUILD – Part 1

REDDIT r/modelmakers: NORTH AFRICA GROUPBUILD – Part 1

Saturday was the official start of the North Africa Groupbuild on Reddit! I like to do at least one groupbuild a year as it provides some interesting community involvement and often pushes me to do subjects that I would not normally do. This groupbuild in particular...
(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 1

(Re)building the Kitty Hawk MH-6J/AH-6J, Part 1

A few months ago, Derek walked into a disaster. One of his girls had pulled his almost finished MH-6 Little Bird off his bench, busting it into an assortment of shattered plastic. I think he had intentions of fixing it, he even went so far as to buy a second kit to...

Kitty Hawk T-6, Pt. 5 – Paint, Decals, and Weathering

This is where everything comes together.  And, even better, it’s my absolute favorite part of this hobby.  After all the work involved with cutting and sanding and test fitting and gluing, the time arrives where a build comes to life.  The time...

Kitty Hawk T-6, Pt. 4 – Assembly

A smooth surface on a model that will have a natural metal finish is crucial and Kitty Hawk doesn’t make this easy with this kit.  The deficiencies here become pretty apparent rather quickly. In this section of the build review, we’re going to take a...