Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: Well, It’s A Tempest

Eduard 1/48 Tempest Mk. V (New Tooling)

As with most pre-teen boys, I was quite awkward around girls. I’d not fully departed from the “girls are icky” stage yet, but I’d seen glimpses of “maybe they’re not so icky” too. Regardless of where I stood at any particular moment though, I was consistently goofy whenever I had to deal with them. Yet… Continue reading Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: Well, It’s A Tempest

Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: Getting Beyond The Rough Part

One of the many lessons I learned from my time in the Army was the simple notion of “keep going”. Almost daily, there were challenges that required some obstacle to be overcome. It might be doing pushups at PT, or sorting through a conex full of equipment to satisfy an inventory request. Sometimes things just… Continue reading Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: Getting Beyond The Rough Part

Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: This May Sting A Little

Recently, I was quite sick with a respiratory infection. At first, I thought it was just a cold, and for a few days I stayed home, whined about my condition, and enjoyed plenty of chicken soup and Gatorade. However, on the third day I was sick, things changed. My breathing became a bit difficult. The… Continue reading Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: This May Sting A Little

Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest Mk. V: Optimal Office Solution?

Over the last few years, Eduard and Tamiya have really stood head and shoulders over other aircraft manufacturers. While there are certainly quite a few others releasing high quality kits, those two seem to be the ones to be chased.  Still, it’s interesting to note the differences in the approach each takes.