RestModels 1/48 R-5SSS Razor finished

Resin, wire, monothread…

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Eduard 1/48 I-16 type 24 - The winter "Ishachok"

«Ishachok» means «the small donkey» on Russian. Started his career as not-trusted, speed and capricious for control plane of new generation, for some years it stand over a very popular and loved fighter for Soviet pilots.
The  Eduard kit of I-16 in 1/48 is a very good material for building a model of this famous USSR fighter plane. 
After Eduard's correcting the main error of first series of this kit — wrong form of front engine cowl by new part, the model has two major geometry mistakes — very squared form of gagrot and very tall keel. 
First of those mistakes should be fixed by 5-10 minutes of sanding, but second should be rather hard task — after correcting the tall and geometry of keel we should remake all caving in surfaces. After some minutes of thinking I decide left keel as is — but on the next Eduard's I-16 I should solve this problem.
All part looks very good and impressive at sprues, but the kit has some hidden nuances in assembly ñ as write this some later

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Zoukei-Mura 1/32 Kyushu J7W1 Shinden

Have you seen reviews of a new Japanese model kit, the Zoukei-Mura 1/32 Kyushu J7W1 Shinden?

This is a truly marvelous model kit, with incredible detail.  But perhaps its most unique feature, is how it is built.

You build this model like a real airplane, parts are installed onto a skeleton like frame!

Also, there are many optional features available in photo-etch, white metal, and resin, as well as figures to complete the model.

If you are interested in seeing completed pictures, email me.

David Cooper

Masterbox 1/35 #3590 "Accident" is coming soon...

One next original set of figures from Masterbox. Three Russian figures, two dazed germans and the upturned bike.
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