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2017 build plan

by David leigh-smith on April 27, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 4 Comments

So, taking a leaf from Greg’s book – I have decided to commit to a model plan. I think it’s an interesting idea to set out what you hope to do and see where you get to at the end […]

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Moson Model Show 2017 – Part 7 (aircraft 1/72 and smaller, contd.)

by Editor on April 27, 2017 · in Show Reports — 4 Comments

Correcting my mistake from the previous part of this series, this is our final aviation gallery from the 2017 Moson Model Show. Still to come are the ships, diorama and military classes, stay tuned for a lot more viewing enjoyment! […]

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1/48 ESCI AB-205 SAR

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on April 26, 2017 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

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Bell AH 1W Super Cobra, 162532, USMC.

by Allan John Withers on April 26, 2017 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I replaced the three barrels of the gun with thin piano wire, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM FS30000 acrylic over kit decals, built previous to 2004, all my US service helicopters posted now […]

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Hobby Boss 1/48th F-14A Tomcat

by Boris Rakic on April 25, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

Having been brought up on a healthy diet of “Top Gun” and “The Final Countdown”, the F-14 Tomcat to me is *the* icon of modern military aircraft. And some time ago I decided to finally start on the Hobby Boss’ […]

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Frank Luke’s SPAD XIII

by Tom Cleaver on April 25, 2017 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

In 1910, Armand Deperdussin founded the Societe Provisoire des Aeroplanes Deperdussin (SPAD). The company built racing airplanes designed by Deperdussin; a monoplane designed by Chief Designer Louis Bechereau in 1913 set a world air speed record of 125 m.p.h. that […]

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Moson Model Show 2017 – Part 6 (aircraft 1/72 and smaller)

by Editor on April 25, 2017 · in Show Reports — 8 Comments

Continuing the review of the 2017 Moson Model Show, here is a selection of models competing in the 1/72 and 1/144 aviation categories. Feel free to comment on and discuss your favorites. Don’t forget to check back at iModeler for […]

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Thank you iModeler! Lucky draw prize arrived!

by Greg Kittinger on April 25, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 17 Comments

My first Airfix new-tool kit arrived today, as the random draw award for March. I’m going to have to modify my 2017 build plan to slip this one in, as I’m eager to tackle my first Airfix new-tool kit! Thanks […]

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IPMS Race City Modelers April Meeting

by Bruce Lewerenz on April 25, 2017 · in News — 5 Comments

Here are pictures of the IPMS Race City Modelers club April meeting. We had 15 members attend in spite of the heavy rains in our area, which is still falling by the way. Hobby Town USA in Mooresville, NC where […]

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North American B 25J Mitchell, A47-26, 2 Sqn 79 Wing RAAF Hughes NT 1944.

by Allan John Withers on April 25, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I thinned the cockpit armor plates, drilled the landing light lenses, corrected the nose gear door position and added some antennae wires, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 + X21 over Aussie decals, built previous to 2004.