Completed » Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced X1 [Commissioned]

A small quick build-up of the new 1/72 scale Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced X1 from Fine Molds for a client. I received two of these I had on preorder for months from HLJ last week. Their shipping has improved and the yen is much better now. The kit itself builds…

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FichtenFoo’s Implausible Long-Nose Submersible!

Hi guys! Not sure if I showed this off here or not, but I have a new Fish Sub I designed available for preorder today. This one is based on the long-nose butterfly fish. The body is slightly smaller than the original, but there’s a LOT more in the kit.…

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Completed » The Hornethopter

Here are the final images for the Hornethopter. It was a fun kit to design, build and paint and I hope the hundred of you that purchased one of the first edition releases enjoy building it up. Watch for the second edition to be on sale at Industria Mechanika.

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In Progress » The Hornethopter » More Paint

Since the last update I’ve been painting the little brass trim details. The Mr. Metal Color Brass hand-paints beautifully and buffs up to a nice sheen. I used the same toothbrush with the other metal buffing residue on it which actually makes for a nice tarnish. ponging on a little…

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In Progress » The Hornethopter

I received my initial copy of the Hornethopter this week and went right to work building it. Everything looks great cast-wise and once together with the photoetch, it’s a great-size and pretty impressive! I still have almost 20 copies left unreserved and have started taking payments from those of you…

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