Aug 26

1/48 Tamiya N1K1 Kyofu/Shiden

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Edited: Aug 26


Kawanishi Bro's

The Pits

The Build

Post black basing, Alclad Metalizer/Pre-shading

Initial Top coat, some basic chipping started

Ammo by Mig scratches fluid utilized on both birds for their chipping. It is very controllable.

I liked working the chipping and thought it looks good.


Sealed and Base washed

Shiden sealed and initial wash

One minor set back is the back-ordered Canopy from Tamiya, 4weeks.

Still some minor finishing touches on Kyofu left but i have till the contest.

These were the first WW2 Japanese anything I have ever built. I enjoyed the build. The kits assemble well, they were 1/48 scale and I got a vacation from RLM colors.

I will post-up the final pictures upon completion of these 2 kits.


Oct 5Edited: Nov 3

Update: Still waiting on replacement canopy from Tamiya.

11/2/19: Still waiting

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