Tag: Korean War

Completed Builds

Completed : Academy 1/72 North American F-86F Sabre

Kit Info Brand: Academy Scale: 1/72 Media: Injection Plastic The Subject The North American F-86 Sabre is a single-seat swept wing transonic jet fighter aircraft. First entering service with the USAF in 1949, the F-86 was one of the best and most important fighter aircraft during the Korean War. Armed with 6 x 0.50 caliber …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Academy 1/72 F-86F Sabre Pt. 2

Finally onto decaling stage and the Academy decals are… crap. They take a long time to detach from the backing, are quite fragile, and doesn’t really react to Mark Softer. Since I don’t have Mark Setter I resorted to Future to stick some errant decals onto the surface. There were quite a few tearings so …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Academy 1/72 F-86F Sabre Pt. 1

While I struggle with bad fits on other builds, this particular bad fitting kit is finally up for painting. This 1/72 Academy F-86F will be my first ever BMF build. First up is base coating with gloss black. And since there’s no easy way to add a handle for easy er… handling, I decided to …...

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