Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 28 (Paint start!)

Finally, I began painting Arcadia. I painted the deck first.Because it seemed easy for me to masking. I paint the Deck using the paint that was made by mixing Mr. Color 340( Field Green FS 34097) with black, green, red etc while watching t…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 27 (Electrical work)

It was already long time ago, I finished base coat paint. Before I start painting, I have to finish electrical work. First, I attached the optical fiber. If I attached the fiber before I did base coat, there is some risks to break the fibe…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 26 (3rd coating)

Following the last time, it is the base paint. On the second layer of gray, I did panel masking again. After finish masking, paint the gray of the third layer. Then, after the third layer gray is dry, peel off all of the masking. Now, pain…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 25 (base paint 1st and 2nd coating)

Finally fabrication of Arcadia will enter the base painting. This time, I will paint several times of the layer for base using gray with different darkness. When stacking a layer, by masking as of the exterior panel every time, to represen…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 24 (Skull remake)

I still have something to do before I start painting. Basically, I have not changed the form of the kit. But I have only one thing I would like to modify the shape. It is the skull and crossbones of the big features of the Arcadia. This is…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 23 (Assembly of the hull 3, base painting)

Finally, it will begin a base paint. But before that, eliminate the seam of the hull. Using the Tamiya putty, remove the step of the left and right , prepare the surface with sandpaper. Panel line that disappeared in the sand paper, re-car…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 22 (Assembly of the hull 2)

The work of the Arcadia has advanced only slightly. I glued the parts around the bridge. You can see optic fiber and wires from LED from the bottom. Finally it was bonded, so it is not possible to fix even if it will bebroken inside Also, …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 21 (Assembly of the hull)

Hello, there. I have not done up date for long time,,, So, I think that many people forgot about the brog, or what is next. I finished basic work for bridge last time, and I am going to build the base parts of the bridge. I did not change …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 20 (Work of the bridge 3)

Today I will update after a long time. It is the assembly of the bridge, but,,, I forgot to take pictures of the middle of the process. Bridge was finished in this way. Next, I must think of the idea to deliver light to the radar on the br…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 19 (Work of the bridge 2)

Today's topic is about the illuminations of the bridge. Below the skull mark, it is the window of the bridge. I will illumination this window. First, I will open the windows of the slit. Method is the same as the radar. On top of the main …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 18 (Work of the bridge 1)

Today, it is the work around the bridge. Since the antenna of the kit of parts slit is closed, I was hollowed out there. In the left is a non-working state, the right is the state of being hollowed. I opened a lot of holes in the slit usin…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 17 (Illuminations of rear deck)

The following is the work of the rear deck. In order to illumination of the rear deck, installing the LED. Before that, in order to diffuse the LED light, I pasted aluminum tape on the inside of the deck. I made floor with plastic sheets, …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 16 (Window of rear deck)

It will return from the base to Arcadia. The next step is illumination of the windows at rear deck. Window parts of the kit has been molded in plastic of clear yellow. So, after you have hollowed out part of the window of the rear deck, it…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 15 (Display Base 2)

I am going to finish the display base and check wire connection and power supply. I disassembled the temporarily assembled base and opened the hole for mounting the switch and jack. (the base that was trial fitting in the past) The left si…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 14 (Installation of a control system)

Today, I will set up the Arduino and AtTiny into the Arcadia. Since AtTiny is sensitive to heat, it is not soldered directly, use a dedicated socket. (Socket) Also, the wiring of this project are not many, I did not use a circuit board, I …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 13 (AtTiny-85)

Around this time, I was just doing electrical work. In the previous article, I wrote that to control the LED using with the Arduino and another new device. This is it. This small tip is named AtTiny85, and this is also a programmable micro…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 12 (Installation of LED)

it is the time to shink about electrical work. First, I covered LED with aluminum pipe and put glue gun to the both ends. this is going to be LED unit for fiber optic. Some is still single, but I put some LED together like below. With red …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 11 (Rear mast-tip light)

Today's work is almost same as the last time. It illuminate the tip of the rear mast. This part also in the same manner as the main wing, and assembled by bonding a part to the tip of the wing. Although the work is the same as the main win…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 10 (Wing-tip light)

Today, turn on the wing-tip light. I will make a small light spot at the tip of the wing. Basically, this is the same way as the work that went before at small wings attached to the top of the bow. I thought it was easier to make it lit fo…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 9 (Pulsar Cannon Turrets)

Today I will write about the a little work about the Pulsar Cannon. In the kit, three cannon are formed in one piece.Insert the Cannon from the back side of the body, and assembly. But, it is not seen in the characteristics of Reiji Matsum…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Sace Pirate Battleship Arcadia 8 (Display Base)

I started to make a display based. Since the Arcadia of the kit is small, it's difficult to install the power supply in.Therefore, the installed power to the display base, and then be routed to Arcadia. The kit comes with display base, but…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 7 ( Luminescence of window of the hull)

Today we will write about the Luminescence of window of the hull. Four square windows that lined beside the the hull. Actually, I am not clear if this is the window or not. In instructions, this place only have been instructed to paint yel…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 6 ( The rear deck room : lantern)

When I saw this kit, I really would like to illuminate the lantern on top of the rear deck. But, this kit is smaller than I thought, It became difficult work. So small... Because it is impossible to put the LED in it, I made a small light …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 5 ( The back wall of the rear deck room)

Today, it is about the back wall of the rear deck. In this kit, because the back wall is made in one piece, it is not able to illuminate a window in this state. So, I was hollowing out the part of the window. Because I wanted to use a skul…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 4 ( The illumination of the main engine)

The following is the illuminations of the engine. Fortunately, there are enough space in the engine unit.So, I would be easily the illumination of work. The first thing to go about is the engine nozzle part.I have split the one-piece parts…

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 3 ( The illumination of the bow part)

I tried to illuminate another part at the bow. There is very small tree lines need to paint the color of yellow at the bow. I am not sure but in the movie, I think the liens was blighter than the other surface, and I am thinking the liens …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 2 ( The illumination of the bow part)

Since the temporary assembly has been completed, I started the work. I use the optical fiber, in order to illumination this kit. Although we will be able to buy the optical fiber in the craft shops and online store, I used the objects for …

Hasegawa 1/1500 Space Pirate Battleship Arcadia 1 ( temporary assembly)

The new project is bigan. As always, I started from temporary assembly. The first impression of the kit when I opend the box was,,, There are too many gaps. Because I'm familiar with Gundam a lot, I thought that there is little parts in th…

My next project

I am going to start next project. Next my project is,,,not creature figure, not Gunpra. The new project is a Space Pirate Battle Ship name is Arcadia. The kit is from Hasagawa. I would like to get this kit for while, but it was soo hard to…

Halcyon 1/1 AlienQueen Chestburster 7 (Finish!)

Today, I will post the complete photo of Chestburster.When I finised basic paint work, I took some pictures before I do weathering. Because, this is my first creature figure work and I was not sure I could finish some effects well. So, I w…