1/32 F-104G Part 2 – Painting a Distressed Finish

The worst part about working on a 1/32 scale F-104 is contending with its shape. The combination of a long, cylindrical body and short, stubby little wings makes maneuvering the thing to different positions a logistical nightmare. The complete inability to securely position it at anything other than an upright angle has led to plenty…

1/32 Italeri F-104G Part 1 – The Pre-Build

Two and a half years ago, I put the finishing touches on Italeri’s big F-104, which I’d built as an Italian F-104S ASA. At the time, I was not particularly kind to the kit. The kit has just enough charm to pull you through the early stages of the build, and once you’re closing the…