The Eagle Transporter is progressing well with most major sub-assemblies complete, so I decided to paint up some of the details pieces.
These parts go on the command module beak section and I sprayed them with Tamiya gunmetal followed by Alclad polished aluminium. Although I don't think the … Continue Reading ››
One thing I've struggled with for a while now is paint storage. You can see my wall hanging rack right next to my airbrush station, and although it works well enough, it was getting rather full.
Last week I noticed our local hobby shop was closing and also that they were putting everything up for sale, … Continue Reading ››
Continuing on with this build of the Eagle Transporter.
For a large section, the passenger pod goes together well. It's nice that you can assemble it without having the top and bottom to hold it together, which should make for easier painting, and easier for my roof magnets … Continue Reading ››
Continuing with the assembly of the Eagle Transporter, I glued the two halves of the command module "beak" together and then sprayed Alclad grey primer to help me see where to sand.
The two halves matched well, but there was still a line along the join that needed … Continue Reading ››
The front cockpit "beak" of the Eagle Transporter has some nice detailing on the back wall, which will never really be seen when the kit is complete.
However, the design of the beak is such that the back wall could be made detachable. I decided to put a … Continue Reading ››
When I was growing up in the 70s in England, Space 1999 was one of my favourite TV shows. I had the Dinky Toys Eagle toy (actually I think I had both the transporter, and the one with the nuclear fuel waste disposal section) and loved it. There have been many kits made over the … Continue Reading ››
I don't think I'm the only person enjoying the new Gundam anime - Iron Blooded Orphans, but it's taken me a while to get to the kits, not least after first seeing the Barbatos design I had ideas of what to do with it.
Upon seeing that even … Continue Reading ››