Modeling by Dennis Meyers


Tamiya, 1/48 scale Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf. E/F

by Dennis Meyers on October 3, 2016 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Tamiya’s quarter scale armor kits are awesome. This one is no exception. The fit is great and builds up like a dream. leaves lots of time for painting. I used everything in the toolbox to paint and weather…AK primers, Tamiya […]


Jadgpanther 1:72 Dragon

by Dennis Meyers on August 29, 2016 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Besides wanting to add one of these beasts to my display, the “Die Cast Metal Parts Included” intrigued me. The well detailed hull, tub/suspension are cast metal, already primed. Fitting the two pieces together require some filing and adjusting–not easily […]


Dusty Dragon 1:72 Pzkw III

by Dennis Meyers on July 31, 2016 in Armor -- 6 Comments

Can’t let my friend Scott’s great Sumoa go unanswered. I just finished a Dragon Pzkw III Ausf. J. Great little kit. Plenty of detail for the scale. Painted predominantly with Tamiya German Gray and Deck Tan applied in washes and […]


Eduard 1/48th Spitfire Mk.IXc

by Dennis Meyers on June 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

This is the January Random Award Prize from iModeler. Thanks Martin! It is also my answer to the Airfix 1/48 Hawker Hurricane shot my friend Scott sent my way in April ( This is a great kit with great molding […]


Big Sandy

by Dennis Meyers on June 14, 2016 in Armor -- 10 Comments

A classic. Tamiya’s 1:35 M60A1 with reactive armor. The kit built up nice but showed its age. This was a kit that could have been motorized so the rear end needed lots of filling and sanding. The biggest challenge was […]


Airfix 1/72 Hurricane stirs a rivalry

by Dennis Meyers on March 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Note that this article is the next episode of a friendly rivalry between myself and my good friend Scott Nelson (see Painting a Spitfire on March 8) centered around new Airfix 1/72 kits. These are great models that stand up […]


Something for everyone at SilverCon 2016

by Dennis Meyers on February 23, 2016 in Show Reports -- 9 Comments

The 2016 IPMS- Sacramento Model Club had a great turnout and something impressive to suit everyone.


IAF Fouga Magister Airfix 1:72

by Dennis Meyers on February 15, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

This was inspired by an episode described by Steven Pressfield in The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War in which newly minted IAF pilots were dispatched on close support missions in Fouga trainers. Compared to […]


3ft P-51

by Dennis Meyers on February 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

1:72 Hasagawa P-51 Mk. III. Did this kit to try out low tech techniques. All bush painted. The outside camo was done by painting on multiple coats of thinned acrylics with two wide flat brushes. No extra detailing, PE or […]


Thank You from January Random Winner

by Dennis Meyers on February 2, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

Thank you Martin for the great prize. I don’t have a good track record of winning random drawings. So, this was a special surprise and a really beautiful kit. Haven’t built a plane bigger than 72 scale for a long […]