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Italeri Macchi MC.202, 1/32nd Scale, Kit No 2518, Part 3

Italeri Macchi MC.202, 1/32nd Scale, Kit No 2518, Part 3

By Phillip Friddell on 17th Feb 2024

So here we are, folks, right in the midst of our final installment of what has truly become a never-ending story. This kit, which could and should have been able to produce the very epitome of MC.202 models, has been an ongoing disappointment in so many ways, providing an unfortunate degree of balance to what has been a series of mostly positive kit reviews here at LionHeart. Let’s do a quick summ …
Italeri Macchi MC.202, 1/32nd Scale, Kit No 2518, Part 2

Italeri Macchi MC.202, 1/32nd Scale, Kit No 2518, Part 2

By Phillip Friddell on 27th Jan 2024

Way back in the Way Back, a couple of weeks ago anyway, we threatened to reappear with the second installment of what could easily become our very own version of The Never Ending Story (a movie well worth watching, that one, but we digress) and it’s time to redeem our promise. We’ve already flagged a couple of polystyrene issues for you and it’s time to pin the tail on another one, keeping in min …
Italeri Macchi MC.202, 1/32nd Scale, Kit No 2518, Part 1

Italeri Macchi MC.202, 1/32nd Scale, Kit No 2518, Part 1

By Phillip Friddell on 12th Jan 2024

Italian warplanes tend to get ignored in the big wonderful world of plastic scale modeling, which is a shame since they were extremely prominent during the Second World War, and flown in multiple theaters of operations. On top of that, they were often beautiful airplanes as well. Macchi’s MC.202 Folgore is one of those beautiful airplanes, albeit one not all that well represented by the kitmakers …
Eduard Bf 109K-4, 1/48th Scale, Kit No. 11177-NAV1, Special Edition (3/3)

Eduard Bf 109K-4, 1/48th Scale, Kit No. 11177-NAV1, Special Edition (3/3)

By Phillip Friddell on 8th Dec 2023

And now, let’s jump right back into our segmented review of the Kurfurst and see what conclusions we can draw from the adventure:Although the newest of Eduard’s Messerschmitt offerings is an amazing piece of work on almost every front, there are a couple of things to watch out for should you choose to model the airplane.First, they’ve omitted any reference at all to the small antenna that sprouts …
Eduard Bf 109K-4, 1/48th Scale, Kit No. 11177-NAV1, Limited Edition (2/3)

Eduard Bf 109K-4, 1/48th Scale, Kit No. 11177-NAV1, Limited Edition (2/3)

By Phillip Friddell on 1st Dec 2023

Now that we’ve kept you waiting for what can only be described as an inordinate amount of time, let’s resume our thrilling journey with the new Eduard Kurfurst!We know the parts are good, highly detailed and accurate within the limitations of the scale, so how is the model from a building standpoint? One word pretty much sums that one up: Superb. Keeping in mind that this is a kit from Eduard we’l …