hello fellow modelers,
i have my hands full with a new project and i thought i would share the progress with you. this diorama will feature the Dragon Late Production model with CMK interior kit and will have a Miniart building added to the mix. I am just at the stage where i have completed the interior and the inside will need to be painted before any further construction to the model can be done. i will try to get the building assembled while i wait for the various paint stages to dry.
the CMK interior is marked as "made for Dragon kit" but the instructions refer to the Tamiya model. nicely cast resin and fairly decent fit made it work but there are some issues. the racks are too tall to get a good fit of the hull roof. the gun breach is a bit to long too long to fit inside without warping the upper hull during my test fits. i usually build interiors from scratch so these points are just minor. CMK allowed me to create a good interior in a fraction of the time it would normally be.
i can see the plus and minus of aftermarket interiors now that i have tried one. i also got my hands on Griffon's Full Detail Set (5 frets of brass) and was really impressed. some of the hinged pieces are SOOOOOO small it was an act of incredible patience to construct them.
hope you enjoy and happy modeling.