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)

Bandai 1/72 Scale Millennium Falcon Perfect Grade Build Update 7

Decaling is finally finished.  Over 82 tiny decals beside the 112 panel decals.  Yes they are thick. Yes they are difficult to get to conform to the fine details on the model.  It does take a lot of Solvaset.  It does take using a needle and #11 knife blade and a small bit of paint … Continue reading Bandai 1/72 Scale Millennium Falcon Perfect Grade Build Update 7