1/35 Tamiya Challenger 1, Part 3

The Challenger continues! In Part 1, the Challenger itself got built and received it’s initial paintjob. In Part 2, I shifted direction to work on the display base. This Part 3 has been a long time coming, as the Challenger got sidelined for a time so I could focus on finishing off the Me 262A-2a.┬áIn…

1/35 Tamiya Challenger 1, Part 2

I can count the number of bases I’ve built with one hand. Hell, with one finger. When I was a kit, I made a very poor water base for Monogram’s OS2U Kingfisher. It was my first and last foray into placing a build into its natural habitat. For 2014, I aim to change that, beginning…

1/35 Tamiya Challenger 1, Part 1

The last few months have been tough ones. After finishing off the Hasegawa Ki-84 toward the end of October, I hit a rocky patch marked by an ultimately losing battle with Academy’s 1/32 F-16I Sufa kit. The Trumpeter Me 262 lives on, but I’m currently stuck waiting for some materials before I can move it…