SOPWITH CAMEL F1 (2nd Build) – HASEGAWA 1:8 (Part 3)

Well it’s been considerably longer since the last post than I intended, but I’ve been busy doing the ill thing again.

Progress on the Camel hasn’t been static for all that time though and it is now practically complete and I’m looking towards my next project which is of a more nautical nature.  Continue reading SOPWITH CAMEL F1 (2nd Build) – HASEGAWA 1:8 (Part 3)

SOPWITH CAMEL F1 (2nd Build) – HASEGAWA 1:8 (Part 1)

The blog has been quiet for the last couple of months, but not due to inactivity at MBIQ Mansions. I am in fact in the process of building a second Hasegawa 1:8 Camel F1, this time as a commission. I’ve been contemplating whether it was worth documenting the build as 90% of it is a straight repeat of my first build covered earlier. However, as I’ve progressed with the project I’ve been able to incorporate a number of changes and improvements that are absent in my first build, so I thought it might be useful to at least highlight some of them. Continue reading SOPWITH CAMEL F1 (2nd Build) – HASEGAWA 1:8 (Part 1)

FOKKER DR.1 – HASEGAWA 1:8 (PART 14) Rigging & Ailerons

It’s been a while since my last post, but I’ve been busy in the interim completing a lot of detail tasks on the Fokker as well as building a second 1:72 Hawker Hurricane and diorama, as I liked the one I made for my friend so much I wanted something similar for myself. There are still a couple of figures to complete for that, but I’ll put up a short post on it when they’re done. Continue reading FOKKER DR.1 – HASEGAWA 1:8 (PART 14) Rigging & Ailerons