X-Winging It

Saturday, October 7, 2017. My big 1/32 Trumpeter MiG-23 had been plodding along, and was nearly at the painting stage. But I decided to take a week off for a little sidecar project – a 1/144 Bandai T-65 X-Wing. Why? A few reasons. First, the MiG-23 has been a slow, steady project, but one that’s…

1/144 Eduard MiG-21MF Dual Combo, Part II – Paint

Part I | PART II With main construction out of the way, it’s time to move on to the fun stuff – paint! These two MiGs are among the smallest kits I’ve ever built – I think the only things smaller are probably the 1/350 aircraft I did way back when I built Tamiya’s Enterprise…

1/144 Eduard MiG-21MF Dual Combo, Part I – Construction

PART I | Part II It seems silly to start with a dedicated “cockpit” section for 1/144 scale, so instead Part I of the MiG-21 builds is going to be straight-up construction – or everything that comes between opening the box and being ready for primer. The Cockpit I’m going to skip the “test-fit” section,…

On the Bench: 1/144 Eduard MiG-21MF Dual Combo

I’ve recently been bitten by a desire to build a few things without propellers (or with propellers facing the wrong way), but I’m also kinda sorta engrossed in two big 1/32 builds. Conundrum! Don’t want to crowd the bench with another big build…so instead I’ve decided to veer wildly in the exact opposite direction and…