I’m burned out on 1/48 scale.
It’s strange. 1/48 is predominantly what I built as a kid. Of the thirty-two kits I’ve built since returning to the hobby around three years ago, seventeen of them – 53%.
But I’m tapped out on quarter scale.
It hit me as I was wrapping up assembly on Eduard’s beautiful new Spitfire(s).
Here’s the thing. They’re solid kits. But the whole time, I kept thinking “yeah, but they’re no 1/32 Tamiya Spit”.
I know, I know. That’s not really fair. I could count the number of kits that approach the bit Tamiya Spitires on one hand.
But fair or not, that’s what was in my head. If I really cared about what I was building, I’d do it up right with a 1/32 Tamiya Spit Mk.IX.
So I set the Spits aside to focus on Wingnut’s brilliant Sopwith Snipe. And when I rigged my last line and pronounced the biplane finished, I found that I just had zero desire to even contemplate 1/48.
Not sure where it goes from here. But look for the next several builds, at least, to be in scales that start with the number “3”.