After a member reviewed my recent posting of my Revell 1/144 German U-Boat model he asked if I could apply same modeling techniques to build the Tamiya 1/350 I-400 Submarine for him. Of coarse always wanting to accept a build request I replied [...]
I thought you'd like to see some shots of my current project. Revell's X-Wing fighter kit is the largest injection molded iteration of George Lucas' iconic spaceship. While big is cool, the kit leaves a lot to be desired.
1. It's a snap-tite k[...]
I thought you may be interested to see my latest 'work in progress' - Sanger's 1/48th scale B-52 vacuform. I've been plodding on with the engines and wings, and the accompanying pictures show my progress so far. The basic engine na[...]
Nothing was done in four weeks. It's too hot to work.
I made a small diorama that I could easily make for practice before starting my next project.
I was impressed by the picture of the captured u-505. I made it into a small diorama now, but I[...]
The final display, upon which all three kits are nested, needed to be planned to be separated for transport.
My initial idea was a circle with a chevron cut out to resemble the wall at the actual location in D.C. The base would cut into sectio[...]
I wanted to render the last kit as the statue on display in D.C.
The actual statue is not a monotone bronze color, but instead has the uniforms, equipment and weapons colored with epoxy paint. Bare skin areas are left ‘in the rough’ though the[...]
Second of the models (all Gold), I just rushed, trying to accomplish a one day build, resulted in improper fits and the necessity to reposition the mid character on the base - not according to assigned holes. Yep - had to drill my own positionin[...]
Dedicated to my big brother.
My model showcase is a tribute to my brother and other Vietnam Vets. Just like the original statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, each kit depicts a sense of unity and sacrifice; I wanted to depict alternate menta[...]
Hello! I represent a fresh model, still the paint has not dried up)) - Ansaldo Balilla from Karaya. The model is not bad, but it's going to be a little more complicated than, for example, their Martinside. Mainly because of the braces. The opti[...]