Bandai 1/72 TIE Interceptor Part 2

Started work on the solar panels   The fit is quite excellent and very precise. In some cases, I had to sand away from where some paint had been sprayed to get things to fit. Here is one assembled with just the blasters to be painted. Since it is a very small area to be sprayed and I have to be precise, it is the perfect job for the Sotar 20/20 airbrush.    I could mask the area but the Sotar has such a tiny spray area, I won’t need too.  Both of them after painting.    

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Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018 Day 3

More great coverage from Shizuoka 2018.  The Modelling news has a great post with extensive coverage from all the manufacturers. Some highlights I noticed. A ton more photos of Tamiya’s 1/48 F-14D. Tamiya 1/35th scale Wespe SPG. Heller’s 72nd scale E-3 AWACS Sentry.  MPC is coming out with a new tool Hawk Mark IX from Space 1999. AV-8B Harrier II from Hobby Boss in 1/18!  (Garage to display it not included). Star Wars fans will like the Bandai 1:72 scale B-Wing Fighter. Have fun going through all the photos.        

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