Fine Molds 1/72 X-Wing (Star Wars)

Introduction   Scale 1/72 Sculptor … Maker … Completed 07/03/08 Parts   One of the best rendition of X-Wing by Fine Molds. I mainly build this to accompany the Millennium Falcon. Since I chose to build the Falcon with the second Falcon trip configuration, I built the X-Wing as Luke’s.  

Macross Zero VF-0S Valkyrie with Ghost

Introduction Scale 1/72 Maker Hasegawa Completed 01/09/07 Retail 3200yen In the latest OVA series Macross Zero, YF-0 is the predecessor to the famous VF-1 in the original Macross. The design always reminds me of a mix between YF-19 (head area) and VF-1, which makes it look a bit awkward. The body isn’t as streamlined as… Continue reading Macross Zero VF-0S Valkyrie with Ghost

Endless Waltz Gundam Wing Zero Custom (Master Grade MG)

Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Bandai Completed 11/22/06 Retail 2800yen Before the advent of the Seed line of designs, Wing 0 from Endless Waltz had been one of my favorite. The semi-useless wings are so stylish, they almost distract you from thinking “why the wings?” 🙂 The MG rendition of this cool mech is particularly nice.… Continue reading Endless Waltz Gundam Wing Zero Custom (Master Grade MG)

Macross Plus YF-19 – 1:72 Hasegawa kit

Introduction Scale 1/72 Maker Hasegawa Completed 05/14/06 Retail 2800yen YF-19 is Macross Plus’ protagonist Isamu’s ride. The forward wings gives it a unique look, and is one of Kawamori’s best designs. Hasegawa did justice to the design, again came up with the best rendition of this turkey. This is perhaps one of the easier kits… Continue reading Macross Plus YF-19 – 1:72 Hasegawa kit

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 Macross Zero SV-51 gamma (Nora)

TIE Fighter

4901 Introduction Scale N/S Maker AMT/ERTL Completed 3/25/99 Retail $19.95 This is the TIE Fighter featured in the original Star Wars. This is also the first kit I bought after my “modelling revival”. Kit Review The mold of AMT is still as bad as it used to be 10 years ago. Fits are poor especially… Continue reading TIE Fighter

Sword Strike

Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Bandai Completed 04/2006 Retail 4200yen I like the Sword Striker pack a lot, its asymmetry is cool and the concept is just neat. So I modified the original 1/100 Sword Strike’s pack to fit the MG version. Kit Review n/a Building The mod is relatively straight forward, mainly the armor on… Continue reading Sword Strike

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 VF-1S Valkyrie from Macross DYRL