BP Models

Build Logs

Build logs or "Blogs" represent a step-by-step progression of an individual scale model build project from the moment the shrink wrap is removed and the first part is cut from the sprue all the way through to the final weathering and painting touches. Build logs are provided in a forum-post type narrative format with each "work in progress" or WIP post dated to show the total build time chronology. The logs include high-resolution detailed photos of each stage of the build and any assembly issues, traps, instruction pitfalls, or builder-induced errors encountered along the way highlighted. The goal is to make it easier for other scale model builders to build the same kit or at least be aware of what they are in for before they start. The logs are organized by year of completion with the most recent listed first back through 2009. If you would like to jump straight to the full list of all available Build Logs from 2006 to the present, click Here.

2017 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Trumpeter 05316 1/350 German Pocket Battleship (Panzer Schiff) Admiral Graf Spee Complete


2016 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
GWH S4802 1/48 Northrop P-61B Black Widow Complete
Encore 85001 1/232 Protected Cruiser USS Olympia Premium Edition Complete
Trumpeter 05771 1/700 USS West Virginia BB-48 1941 Complete
Tamiya 61070 1/48 Vought F4U-1A Corsair Complete
Tamiya 35348 SU-76M Self-Propelled Gun Complete
Cyber Hobby (Dragon) 6335 Gruppe Fehrmann Tiger I Complete


2015 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
MENG DS-003 1/72 F-102A Case X Complete
Trumpeter 05340 1/350 USS Texas BB-35 Complete
Bandai 0194870 & 0191407 1/72 TIE Fighter and TIE Advanced x1 Complete
Dragon 6397 Jagdpanzer IV L/70(V) Complete
Hobby Boss 82442 Sdkfz 222 Leichter Panzerspahwagen 2cm Complete


2014 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Bronco CB35053 Seehund Type XXVIIB/B5 Midget Submarine Complete
Meng TS-011 French FT-17 Light Tank (Riveted Turret) Complete
Trumpeter 05328 1/350 HMS Dreadnought 1907 Complete
Dragon 6644 StuG III Ausf. F/8 Late Production Complete
Bronco 35143 Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf. F (VK 18.01) Complete
Trumpeter 02293 1/32 Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4/Trop Complete


2013 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Moebius 915 Battlestar Galactica 1/4105 Battlestar Galactica Complete
Dragon 6253 Sdkfz 181 Pzkpfw VI Ausf. E Tiger I Late Production 3 in 1 Complete
Dragon 1049 German Z-38 Destroyer (1/350) Complete
Bronco 35097 Panzerjager II fur 7.62cm Pak 36 (Sdkfz 132) Marder II D Complete
Dragon 6690 Neubau-Fahrzeug Nr.3-5 Complete


2012 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Dragon 6185 T-34/76 German Army Beutepanzer Complete
Dragon 6248 Sdkfz 251/22 Ausf D Complete
Dragon 6460 Sd.Kfz. 166 Stu.Pz. IV "Brummbar" Mid Production Complete
Dragon 6440 Bison II 15cm s.IG 33 (sfl) auf Pz.Kpfw. II Complete
Dragon 6291 Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf C Complete


2011 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Trumpeter 366 German Pz.Kpfw KV-1 756(r) Tank Complete
Dragon 6540 Sd.Kfz. 161/4 2cm Flakpanzer "Wirbelwind" Complete
Dragon 6030 Sd.Kfz. 138/2 "Hetzer" Early Version Complete


2010 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Dragon 6393 Jagdpanther Late Production Complete
Dragon 6606 Pz.Kpfw. III Ausf N w/Winterketten s.Pz.Abt. 502 Leningrad 1943 Complete
Tamiya 35200 le FH18/2 auf GW II (Sd.Kfz. 124) Wespe Complete
Italeri 35371 Demag D7 with Flak 38 Sd.kfz. 10/5 Complete
Dragon 6520 Sd.Kfz. 164 StuG. IV Early Production Complete
Dragon 6314 Sd.Kfz. 164 Nashorn "Premium Edition" Complete
Dragon 9032 Pzkpfw. III Ausf G "Afrika Korps" Complete


2009 Build Logs
Brand Kit# Full Title Status
Dragon 6210 Sd.Kfz. 181 Panzerkampfwagen VI (P) Complete
Tristar 35026 Panzer Kpfw 38(t) Ausf. B Complete
Dragon 6256 Sd.Kfz. 234/2 Puma Complete
Italeri 355 RSO with Pak 40 German S.P. Anti-tank Complete
Dragon 6233 Sd.Kfz. 251/9 Ausf. D w/7.5cm KwK 37 (L/24) Complete
Tamiya 35299 Panzerkampfwagen II Ausf. C (Polish Campaign) Sd.Kfz. 121 Complete
Dragon 9015 Pzkpfw. III Ausf. M/N Sd.Kfz. 141/2 Complete
Dragon 6470 Sd.Kfz. 138/1 Geschutzwagen 38 H fur s.IG.33/1 (Grille H) Complete
Tamiya 35248 Marder III 7.62 cm PaK 36(r) Sdkfz 139 Complete
Dragon 6360 Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf F2 (G) Complete