1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 3

I continued painting with the astronauts and the cockpit. The astronauts are Tamiya Fine Primer White. I painted the straps with Tamiya Blue and the visors were Vallejo Gold. The cockpit interior is Vallejo White Gray. I glued the cockpit assembly to the heat shield which had previously been primed and then the edge of … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 3

1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 2

This is a short update on the progress. I haven't had a lot of time this week. We've been busy with the closets in the master bathroom. I did get paint on the major sections of the spacecraft. The crew section got painted with Tamiya NATO Black. I also painted the umbilical/strap covers with Vallejo … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 2

1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 1

I was doing some dry fitting of the two adapter sections and found that the locator pin for the two sections is misaligned. If you build it stock the roll/yaw/pitch thrusters on the equipment section will not be oriented properly. They should be 45 degrees from the translate right/left/up/down thrusters that are on the retro … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build Update 1

1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build

While I was working on the Soyuz build I had been thinking about my next build. I finally came to the decision to do a 1/72 scale US spacecraft set. When it is done it will consist of a Mercury, Gemini and Apollo spacecraft. I've already built the Mercury part of the build back in … Continue reading 1/72 Dragon Gemini Spacecraft Build

BanDai 1/72 A-Wing Starfighter Final

To complete the model, I painted the base with Tamiya Light Gray Primer. In the future I'll probably add some panel shading on the base, but for now it is fine and matches the other BanDai Star Wars models I've done lately. I did paint the turbo lasers on the tower with Tamiya Metalic Gray. … Continue reading BanDai 1/72 A-Wing Starfighter Final