James Barrett

ASM Member Since:2020
Division:Intermediate
Day Job:Software nerd
Online Profiles:Scalemates, Instagram
Modeler of the Year Winner:No
Model of the Year Winner:No
E-Board (current/past):No

Background

How/when did you get started?
I don’t remember, I think I saw my brother doing it and wanted to try.

What do you like to build?
Everything

How many years have you been modeling?
Got back into it a few years ago after a long (10+ year ) hiatus.

How many models have you built?
40-50 or there abouts.

Bench

What are your favorite tools?
Nerd glasses/sexy goggles (magnifiers).

What are your favorite paints?
Mostly work with AK acrylics, and Tamiya.

What is your airbrush of choice?
Iwata Eclipse – the workhorse.

Stash Management

What’s your favorite build?
The next one!

What haven’t you built yet that you want to?
Kubelwagen.

How large is your pile of shame (unbuilt kits)?
Gunpla – 20
Figures – 15
Aircraft – 5
Armor – 2
Ships – 2
Sci-Fi – 6

Do you have a build horror story, accident, or mistake that haunts you?
Dropped a gunpla head down the drain, it was not in the trap… made finishing that one a bit difficult.