Horizon Models 1/72 Mercury Spacecraft Build

While I'm contemplating what to do about the fins on the Pegasus XST, I started building what should be a simpler kit that has been in the stash for a while. I bought the Horizon 1/72 Mercury Spacecraft kit when they were first announced back in 2015. The kit contains parts and decals for two … Continue reading Horizon Models 1/72 Mercury Spacecraft Build

Pegasus 1/72 Lockheed XST Build Update 1

Work is continuing on the XST build. I have painted the ejection seat. I didn't add any details to it since the cockpit will be closed. I did have to shorten the headrest section so that the canopy piece would fit. I've been wondering what I was going to do about the intakes on the … Continue reading Pegasus 1/72 Lockheed XST Build Update 1

Pegasus 1/72 Lockheed XST (Have Blue) Build

Since finishing the X-15A-2 I've been going through my stash looking to see what I might build next. I remember mentioning the Pegasus 'Have Blue' kit while talking about the shortcomings of the short run Special Hobby X-15A-2. I admitted that I have started and stopped working on the kit several times over the years … Continue reading Pegasus 1/72 Lockheed XST (Have Blue) Build

Bandai 1/72 Scale Millennium Falcon Perfect Grade Build Update 8 (Final)

I finally finished the Perfect Grade Millennium Falcon.  In case you hadn't noticed I've kind of been procrastinating on the weathering.  It always intimidates me a bit to weather a model.  I'm always afraid that I'm going to ruin it.  It usually turns out OK but the trepidation is still there.  The only real thing … Continue reading Bandai 1/72 Scale Millennium Falcon Perfect Grade Build Update 8 (Final)