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Hasegawa's 1/72 scale
Nakajima Ki-44-II Shoki

by Asao Shirai


Nakajima Ki-44-II Type 2 Shoki (Tojo)

Hasegawa's 1/72 scale Ki-44 is available online from Squadron.com




Here is my 1/72 scale Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki (Tojo) from Hasegawa.

This project took around six months.

The detail and improvement parts are all handmade by me - no aftermarket sets were used.

Markings were mostly applied using stencils over an oil-base paint finish.


I use the point of a retractable knife for the straight line engraving of panel lines, and a needlework needle for the curved panel lines.

Landing gear doors and similar parts were fabricated using metal from a beer can.

I enjoyed photographing my model. The propeller is spun with the hand-held hair drier. The sky and the background are sceneries near my home.

The photographs were taken in natural light between 10am and 11am.



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Model, Images and Text Copyright 2006 by Asao Shirai
Page Created 04 May, 2006
Last Updated 03 May, 2006

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