1/32 Trumpeter Me 262A-2a, Part IV

Part I | Part II| Part III | PART IV It’s time to wrap this puppy up! The 262 has been a long time building, and finally, in Part IV, it all comes to completion. Strap in – here we go! Picking Up In Part III, I walked through my technique for masking and painting…

1/32 Trumpeter Me 262A-2a, Part III

Part I | Part II| PART III At last, we come to the reason I cracked this kit open in the first place. When I first stumbled upon Me 262A-2a Wk.Nr. 111712, I was intrigued by the unfinished appearance of bare metal covered in a latticework of putty. I’d seen this on other late-war Luftwaffe…

1/32 Trumpeter Me 262A-2a, Part II

Part I | Part II| Part III It’s been some time since this blog has visited the long in-progress Messerschmitt Me 262A-2a. In Part I, I walked through some early test-fitting and the build-up of the cockpit. Part II is usually all about the construction, but honestly, the 262 built rather fast and uneventfully. So…

1/32 Trumpeter Me 262A-2a, Part I

Part I | Part II| Part III When the Academy F-16 build began running into roadblock after roadblock, I started searching about for something else to share the bench. And damn did I ever vacillate. Until I somehow stumbled upon this profile of a Messerschmitt Me 262A-2a: It seems this particular specimen was left abandoned…

H-K Models 1/32 B-25J Mitchell – It’s Coming…

Last year, I was eager to be one of the first out of the gates when Tamiya’s masterful 1/32 P-51 Mustang dropped. Between a layoff, other builds on the bench, and an impending move, I waved off. I still haven’t touched the glorious thing. Now, another glorious 1/32 release is imminent – H-K Models’ ginormous…