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    Douglas SBD-2 Dauntless

    A review of Academy's kit of the Jake in scale 1/48.

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    Martin B-26 Marauder

    A review of ESCI's kit of the Marauder in scale 1/48.

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    Nakajima B5N2 Type 97 'Kate'

    A review of Hasegawa's kit of this aircraft in scale 1/48.

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    Douglas TBD-1 Devastator

    A review of Great Wall Hobby's kit of this aircraft in scale 1/48.

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2018-04-23 No Comments

75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 8

A bit frustrated at this point. But more about that in the later part of my post. The SBD-3 I have slowly started work on the final kit, the Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless. The kit is from Hasegawa and after I built the SBD-2 I have to admit that it’s not as good as Academy’s SBD-2. […]

2018-04-13 No Comments

75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 7

I’m beginning to reach the end of this project. Just putting the finishing touches to the SBD-2 Dauntless flown by Lt. Iverson. This will be the eleventh kit. Still have two to go so the tally will end at thirteen if not a conversion kit for making a B-17G Flying Fortress into a B-17E miraculously […]

2018-03-24 No Comments

75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 6

Just finished kit number nine, the Nakajima B5N2 Type 97 ‘Kate’. I’ve written a review of the kit here. This project has a tendency to grow under way. I started out with nine kits, including two Dauntless, so really eight. This was what I thought was reasonable as it was hard to find more kits of […]

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