Tuesday, 23 August 2016

SH48177 Junkers Ju 88C-4 - decal options

For our forthcoming 1/48 Junkers Ju 88C-4 model kit we have chosen the following camouflage schemes.

Mirage F.1CE and Mirage F.1B - finished models

Our collaborator and highly accomplished modeller Martin Pfeiffer finished a duo of the Special Hobby Mirage F.1 kits, these being the Spanish F.1CE single seater version in a three-tone desert camouflage scheme and the two-seater F.1B version in French colours and retirement scheme.

SH32067 1/32 scale Yak-3 - the final sprue finished

I am very happy to be able to announce that today the very last of the Yak-3 sprues have been finaly checked and approved for production which means that our packaging department is about to be very busy ...

Monday, 15 August 2016

SH72306 1/72 Barracuda Mk.II - small parts sprue

Today we have begun to pack the new Barracuda Mk.II model (cat.no. SH72306) which is expected in distribution in coming days. The very last item of this model kit waiting to be finished was the sprue containing some small and delicately rendered parts of the model. Now please take a look at the photos below and enjoy the detail levels, we are pretty confident that our toolmakers put on a very good show.

- overall view

- fuselage construction bulkheads and undercarriage wheel bay sidewalls

- u/c wheels, a torpedo half and radar antennae

- spinners, instrument panel and the other half of the torpedo, also note the drive propellers

- radio equipment, armament racks and propeller blades

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

SH48157 Fairey Fulmar Mk. I/II Hi-Tech version - assembled model

We think you remember for sure amazing video of building SH48157 Fairey Fulmar Mk. I/II Hi-Tech version which german modeller Tom Grigat made for us. We totally love especially the final scene with assembled model, so Tom made a picture of it!