This is a Tamiya kit in 1/48
and was my introduction to what is know as
the salt chipping technique to replicate the effect of peeling and
chipping paint that was common to many Japanese aircraft in the Pacific
Theater. The cockpit was enhanced with some photo etche details.
The kit went together quite nicely and is another of my
These last two show a Tamiya
1/48 Kurogane four wheel drive