Modeling by Brian Riedel

1/25 AMT Model T Farm Truck

by Brian Riedel on October 15, 2014 in Automotive -- 11 Comments

Howdy, Made this out of one of the many umpteen reissues of the venerable AMT Model T kit. About the only changes I made was to construct a bench seat and bed from various wooden stir sticks. Weathered with graphite, […]

1/48 Pfalz D-VIII

by Brian Riedel on October 1, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Howdy, The Pfalz D-VIII is probably my favorite plane of World War One. It’s stubby fuselage was a radical departure from the elegant shark like fighters that the Pfalz factory produced before. This is the Tom’s Modelworks resin kit. Most […]

Revell 1/28 Fokker Dr.1

by Brian Riedel on August 8, 2014 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

I’ve always loved these big planes by Revell. This is probably the fifth triplane I’ve built since the sixties. Details include etched brass from Tom’s Modelworks, decals by Americal Gryphon (crosses only, the rest was painted on). Streaking is done […]

1/48 Otaki P-40E converted to P-40N

by Brian Riedel on July 16, 2014 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Thought I’d join in the P-40 fest. One of my older ones, hence only two pics. Converted Otaki P-40E using the Medallion Models resin P-40N set. Decals are War Eagle for P-40M and P-40N. It’s been so long since I […]

1/48 Hasegawa Bf-109F-4B

by Brian Riedel on March 5, 2013 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Howdy, I built this almost out of the box a few years ago. I added etched seatbelts, decals from MSAP for a Me-109F4-B of Frank Liesendahl of JG 2. The ETC 500 bomb rack and bomb are from a Hobbycraft […]