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So here's one out of the stash. It's not the new Bandai release that everyone (well, Star Wars fans) have been clamouring over but I have it. I figure this will make a decent trial run for when I get to the 1/72 one in the stash. There's not a lot of parts in the kit surprisingly: One of the update sets I have is for the grills on the rear of the upper hull. You have to remove the existing detail first which I did using a r/c body reaming tool. Here's the first one done: And with all of them reamed out. I then installed the resin replacements from beneath. A
With all the recent modeler's block and frustrations surrounding a couple of my current LSP builds, I decided maybe I should find a simpler, less stressful build to work on. I decided on the Fine Molds 1/48 X-Wing fighter kit. Fine Molds is a Japanese model company and they have focused on mostly Japanese modeling subjects. Around 2000, they received a license to produce Star Wars models. Most have been in 1/72 scale with a couple in 1/48 and 1/44. The kits are so much better than the old MPC kits that came out at the same time as the original three films. This particular kit was released