1/48 Tamiya Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien

Gallery Article by Federico Kunz on Dec 17 2020



Here are some photos of my Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien that I built using the Tamiya kit in 1/48.

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Not much to say apart from making obvious the already known quality of these Tamiya kits. Simply superb. No filling, slight sanding & perfect fit. Decals may be a bit thick but with Solva set they get alright. I was inspired a bit by looking into a documentary showing a restored sample put together at Kawasaki in Kobe. 

The detail within the cockpit is quite good. I believe there is no need of aftermarket items for this one, except for the engine compartment if it is to be detailed. Cheers!

Federico Kunz

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Photos and text by Federico Kunz