Construction of Hasegawa Zero Fighter (Egg Plane)

In between two big projects, we have sneaked in this simple model build to save our sanity. Egg planes really are as fun as they look.

Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
Albeit the box art, this is one of those egg planes that does not include a pilot. Boo!
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
As you can see, this model is very straight forward. The decal sheet covers two options.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
We reached this stage within half an hour.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
After priming the model in matt black, the nose and wheels are masked off and the model is airbrushed Gray Green.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
We masked off the underside using a combination of masking tape and masking fluid. Straight lines are masked with masking tape. Large and hard to reach areas are covered with masking fluid.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
The canopy is also masked with masking fluid. The model is airbrushed IJN Green.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
Once the paint has dried, we began to peel off the masking fluid.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
All the masking products are removed.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
Decals are added to the model.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
The model is varnish. The panel lines are picked out using green/brown paneliner and the model is sealed again with varnish.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
This is what the underside looks like.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
The panel lines are more prominent on this side.
Hasegawa zero Space Craft Model Shop Dundee Scotland
Done!

Dundee Library Wargames Club is Back!

Great news young wargamers! The best wargame club in Dundee is back up and running! On every other Saturday, you can join in two and a half hours of tabletop madness at Central Library, Dundee. If blasting aliens and blowing up tanks aren’t enough to get you queuing at the door, you should know that Dave has been hoarding prizes for the club since last March! Come join in the fun and win some great prizes at: