Jump to content


Photo

Nakajima Ki84 Type 4 Fighter, Hayate (Frank)

Nakajima Ki84 Hayate Frank

  • Please log in to reply
19 replies to this topic

#1 Hartmann352

Hartmann352

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germantown, WI

Posted 18 December 2016 - 12:29 AM

Okay...been a LONG time since I have posted anything related to the assembly of styrene. Several WIPs, but the interest fades....been putzing with the 1/24 109...removing some paint....but now that soccer is done for awhile, and winter has reared it's Snowy Maned Head, it's easier to escape to the basement. So I gave myself the dilemma, "Finish a WIP, then treat yourself to a new one, or vise versa?" Well, after himming and hawing, the latter won out. So I have chosen the above mentioned bird. Because I am me....will be OOB, but hey, it comes with some PE.
Looking over the directions, I have my first issue right out of the gate....cockpit color. In the key for paint colors, there is "cockpit color (Mitsubishi)" and "cockpit color (Nakajima)". So wander out to the world wide web, over to Cyber-modeler, where I found their 'pit color reference. this reference chart shows only 3 brands that make this "cockpit color (Nakajima)", and 2 of them I have never heard of, much less seen. Now I'm not the type of person to go obtain a bottle/can of this for the 1 - 3 Nakajima planes that I may end up building. So right off, I need to tap into the wealth of knowledge here.....is there a more common color/Brand that would be a suitable substitute for this color? (I'm sure I'm late to the party as usual, but here's the site of the color chart. https://www.cybermod.../cockpit.shtml)
I thank you in advance for the assistance I will receive.

Obligatory opening shot.

DSC_02371_zpssrya53qa.jpg

Oh, and it doesn't help my having fun with this with Photobucket being painfully slow, and it forces me to move one photo at a time from my camera. :BANGHEAD2:

 

:beer:
Cheers Everyone!
Dave


  • harvey, AndersN, MARU5137 and 4 others like this

#2 Vandy 1 VX 4

Vandy 1 VX 4

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,566 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Baa Baa Black Sheeps back yard So. California

Posted 18 December 2016 - 04:23 AM

info on Ki 84 Frank interior, engine and armament and paint markings

http://forum.largesc...i84#entry193527

aero24.jpg

 

Some inspiration builds

 

  http://forum.largesc...c=63100&hl=ki84

 

http://forum.largesc...c=62677&hl=ki84

 

http://forum.largesc...i84#entry684079

 

http://forum.largesc...i84#entry520202

 

http://forum.largesc...c=44470&hl=ki84

 

http://forum.largesc...i84#entry195870


  • harvey, Uncarina, Hartmann352 and 4 others like this

Candy is Dandy but Liquor is Quicker :beer4:

 


#3 Hartmann352

Hartmann352

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germantown, WI

Posted 18 December 2016 - 08:45 PM

Inspirational indeed.

 

Just looked that book up on eBay...goodness gracious.

 

Thanks for the links Vandy.

 

Cheers,

Dave


  • MARU5137 and mpk like this

#4 Vandy 1 VX 4

Vandy 1 VX 4

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,566 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Baa Baa Black Sheeps back yard So. California

Posted 18 December 2016 - 09:00 PM

Check some of the online hobby shops and hobby link Japan for the book should be able to get it a little less
I think I pick mine up for $25

Kegero also does a book on the Frank Ki84

Edited by Vandy 1 VX 4, 18 December 2016 - 09:02 PM.

  • harvey, Hartmann352 and mpk like this

Candy is Dandy but Liquor is Quicker :beer4:

 


#5 Hartmann352

Hartmann352

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germantown, WI

Posted 19 December 2016 - 01:47 AM

:frantic: Poked around...just picked it up on Amazon for 25.


  • harvey, Vandy 1 VX 4 and mpk like this

#6 Shaka HI

Shaka HI

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,900 posts

Posted 19 December 2016 - 01:51 AM

Ya..that Kagero book's awesome...


  • harvey, Hartmann352, Vandy 1 VX 4 and 1 other like this

#7 Vandy 1 VX 4

Vandy 1 VX 4

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,566 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Baa Baa Black Sheeps back yard So. California

Posted 19 December 2016 - 02:33 AM

Also famous airplanes of the world Army Type 4 fighter HAYATE No.19 1989----11
From Bunrindo Co.LTD.
ISBN-89319-016-4 I paid 10 bucks for my copy at a kit collector show

Shaka liked the Kagero monographs 53 Nakajima Ki84 Hayate ISBN 978-83-62878-87-1

I also almost started my Ki84 a month ago.
But decided to go with F4U2 Night fighter Corsair like Harveys

It's funny I have quite a few books on the Frank it's the only Japanese aircraft I like except for the Rufe

Cheers
Danny
  • harvey, Hartmann352, Shaka HI and 1 other like this

Candy is Dandy but Liquor is Quicker :beer4:

 


#8 Bruce Hunt

Bruce Hunt

    Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Salt Lake City

Posted 20 December 2016 - 01:31 AM

Watching with great interest.

Have just started one myself.

 

Do you have a particular scheme in mind?

 

b


  • harvey and mpk like this

#9 Hartmann352

Hartmann352

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germantown, WI

Posted 21 December 2016 - 04:33 AM

Still on the hunt for the book.

As far as the colors though, this is what y'all have done to me....although there is a great deal of what I see on here that I cannot replicate/duplicate....I feel that I must do what I can, so I went and ordered the correct 'pit color. both for Nakajima and Mitsubishi...UGH...and I am not a rivet counter. oh well, Se La Vie.

 

Hey Bruce...scheme, at the moment, one from the box...my daughter is diggin' with the big white panels....47th Flight Regiment, 3rd Squadron, Narimasu Airfield, Feb. 1945. But I have seen some nice AM decals with some nice blue markings, so we'll see.

 

:beer:

Cheers,

Dave


  • harvey, Vandy 1 VX 4 and mpk like this

#10 The1971Show

The1971Show

    LSP Junkie

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 145 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto (East York), ON

Posted 21 December 2016 - 02:21 PM

Shaka liked the Kagero monographs 53 Nakajima Ki84 Hayate ISBN 978-83-62878-87-1

 

I second that, considering the low price there's a lot of handy info which will help you with your build.

 

Darren


  • Hartmann352 and mpk like this

On the Bench: Ki-61 Hien, Roland D.VIa (stalled), Various incomplete armour projects...

                        

"One of the serious problems in planning against Canadian doctrine is that the Canadians do not read their manuals, nor do they feel any obligations to follow their doctrine."  - excerpt from Soviet Army publication, date unknown.


#11 MARU5137

MARU5137

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 20,342 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling

Posted 21 December 2016 - 09:21 PM

Dave.... watching you..

should be awesome to follow.

:popcorn:
  • Hartmann352 and mpk like this

Res Non Verba .

La calma è la virtù dei forti !

Potius Mori quam foedari.


#12 Hartmann352

Hartmann352

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germantown, WI

Posted 25 December 2016 - 05:25 PM

Oh great.....now the pressure is really on....MARU is watching.
 
Okay, well these arrived in the mail in the last few days....

DSC_0241_zpsbkxdyegy.jpg

DSC_0238_zps7wkii1nc.jpg

No excuses now.
Get through the holidays...and we'll get going. I do plan on painting the 'pit parts w/i the next couple of days though.... :piliot:

 

:beer:

Cheer,

Dave


  • Vandy 1 VX 4 and mpk like this

#13 Vandy 1 VX 4

Vandy 1 VX 4

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,566 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Baa Baa Black Sheeps back yard So. California

Posted 25 December 2016 - 09:01 PM

Great start you have the paint and you have the book it's probably all you need
Eduard makes a photoetch set
  • Hartmann352 and mpk like this

Candy is Dandy but Liquor is Quicker :beer4:

 


#14 mpk

mpk

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,928 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sydney Australia

Posted 25 December 2016 - 10:57 PM

I have always loved the Frank. Its lines are so clean. I think it a beautiful aeroplane. In fact, I love virtually all the Japanese designs from that period.

 

Mine awaits some practice. I will watch this with interest. :)


  • Vandy 1 VX 4 likes this

My hat has a propellor.

10% faster. ;)


#15 Hartmann352

Hartmann352

    Senior Member

  • LSP_Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 953 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Germantown, WI

Posted 26 December 2016 - 01:45 AM

Just looked up the Eduard photo-etch....man that is tempting.


  • mpk likes this





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: Nakajima, Ki84, Hayate, Frank

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users