Just finished this one up today. It is painted with Tamiya acrylics and weathered a bit with silver pencil, oils and pastels. It is pretty much OOB. I drilled out the gun barrels and added an antenna wire from Uschi […]
Modeling by Geoffrey Abreu
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I am 52 years old and live in the SF bay area. I mostly build in 1/72 aircraft and will sometimes do something in 1/48 if the subject strikes my interest. I am also a volunteer aboard the USS Hornet CV/CVA/CVS-12 in Alameda, CA helping run the radio room and amateur radio station on board callsign NB6GC.
1/72 Airfix Douglas A-4B Skyhawk completed in the markings of VMA-324 “Devil Dogs” flying off USS Independence in 1963. Added most of an Eduard Zoom set, Quickboost gun barrels and ejection seat. Painted with Gunze Mr Color. I don’t usually […]
Just finished the Fine Molds KI-61-I “Hei” Tony. The model was painted with Gunze and AK Extreme Metal Paints. Weathering with oils and pastels. Antenna rigged with Uschi rigging thread. Markings are from box.
I am calling this one done. Monogram 1/48 Hawker Typhoon Mk IB. The molds for this oldie were dated 1967 or 68 I cant remember now. I remember building it with my dad over 40 years ago. The model is […]
Eduard F6F-5 in 1/72 VF-87 on USS Ticonderoga. Used the prop from a Tamiya Corsair, Added a seat harness bracket made from fine wire, Eduard PE in cockpit, Gun sight glass replaced with clear plastic sheet, Quckboost guns and drop […]
This is the Hasegawa 1/200 P-8A Poseidon. It was built OOB using Gunze Mr Color and Alclad paints. This model was built on commission from the Moffett Field Museum in Mountain View,CA and will be delivered to them this upcoming […]
This is the new tool Airfix Hurricane Mk I. The kit was great and I think is arguably the best out there in 1/48 of the Hurricane. I added resin exhaust and wheels from Brassin by Eduard and stole a […]
Just finished my Airfix 1/72 Spitfire MK II LR. Used the new tool Airfix kit with the 3D Kits conversion kit which provides the extra wing mounted fuel tank and markings for Spitfire P8448 “Counterattack” of 152 Squadron. Added Eduard […]
I just competed this one today. This is the Tamiya Spitfire Mk I kit. I used the Ultracast Rotol spinner and prop and Ultracast Exhausts. PE was used for the seat armor. I used Uschi rigging thread for the first […]
Here are some photos of my recently completed 1/48 Airfix Spitfire Mk. XIX. The model was painted with Model Master enamels. I added several items from Barracuda Studios which include the prop, wheels, exhausts, sliding portion of the canopy, carburetor […]