Macross Plus YF19

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone has their juicy turkey. Having gotten my Thanks from Alien Bees, I’ve been having a good time taking pics. I’m hoping to finish up a few kits I’ve been working on for a while this long hoilday, and the first one is the YF-19 I’ve been working on for the … Continue reading

Macross Zero SV-51 gamma (Nora)

She’s been sitting on the floor, waiting for decaling… poor Nora. So I took a deep breath and finished her Anti-U.N. SV-51 gamma. Due to the pain involved I’ll classify this as a “never again” project 😉 With this kit I’m also testing a simple gallery I wrote – should’ve done this in the beginning … Continue reading

Macross Zero SV-51 gamma (Nora)

Macross Zero SV-51 gamma (Nora)

Introduction Scale 1/72 Maker Hasegawa Completed 05/14/06 Retail 2800yen Macross Zero is a prequel to my long time favorite Macross, and chronicled the struggle between UN and Anti-UN force. The SV-51 belongs to the Anti-UN force, and this variation with the flamboyant patterns is piloted by ace female pilot Nora Polinsky. The plane is inspired … Continue reading

VF-1S Valkyrie from Macross DYRL

VF-1S Valkyrie from Macross DYRL

Introduction Scale 1/72 Maker Hasegawa Completed 05/28/02 Retail 2000+1200+980yen The Hasegawa Valkyrie is every Macross fan’s dream come true. The plane had been represented by less-than-stellar offerings by Imai and Arii, and it’s up to the famed aircraft manufacturer to make it right! You don’t really appreciate the amount of details on this striker until … Continue reading

Decal hell

Decal hell

Now that I’m fed up with installing extensions and crap, time to get back to some modeling… One of the projects in my backlogs – SV-51 gamma from Macross Plus, which you can still get from HLJ. I really like the flamboyant patterns on it, but it was a lot of work getting them on … Continue reading