Modeling by Paul Mahoney


1/72nd Mosquito diorama

by Paul Mahoney on August 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

It’s been quite a while since I posted anything on here, but I have attempted to do some modeling! this is Tamiya’s 1/72 Mosquito. I modified the landing gear to the raised position (closed the doors, blended them in and […]


Corsair chasing a shadow… or a zero… or… in the clouds

by Paul Mahoney on July 19, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Mid 1943 – a lone Corsair pilot has chased an unidentified aircraft into a cloud, and is now frantically searching for it. It is a fellow Naval Aviator? Is it an enemy aircraft? Or maybe just his own shadow? “I […]


Thank You iModeler!!

by Paul Mahoney on March 26, 2015 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

I was the very lucky recipient of the random selection award for February… and now I have a brand new Airfix 1/48 Spit Mark V in my possession. I’m hoping to do it in a Malta scheme at some point, […]


Fine Molds 1/48 Ki-10 “Perry”

by Paul Mahoney on February 15, 2015 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

This is another older build of mine – an absolute pleasure of a kit to build. If you are looking for a beginner’s biplane, give this one a try. Moldings are crisp, and fit is superb. I used a little […]

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Tamiya 1/48 Me 262

by Paul Mahoney on January 28, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Did this one a while ago – pretty much OOB, with Eduard seatbelts, and some added antenna wires and brake lines. Decals are from EagleStrike. Paints are Gunze Aqueous and Tamiya. Like any of the newer Tamiya kits, it was […]

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Tamiya 1/48 Do 335 – in captured markings

by Paul Mahoney on December 30, 2014 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

I have been working on this kit off and on for several months now, and finally pushed through to completion. it is pretty much OOB, with Eduard seatbelts and a few other little details added. My main goal on this […]


1/48 Harrier GR.3 (from Monogram and Airfix kits)

by Paul Mahoney on November 23, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

The recent beautiful 1/24 Harrier builds made me dig back and think I should post my own Harrier build of a few years ago. I built this for a friend’s father who flew them with the RAF (among his many […]


My Only Build Without Wings – Tamiya 1/48 Flakpanzer Mobelwagen

by Paul Mahoney on September 20, 2014 in Armor -- 16 Comments

Ok – I had been noticing this series of 1/48 scale armor kits that Tamiya has steadily been releasing, and reading a lot of favorable reviews. I wanted a ‘quick’ fun build, so when I saw this i thought I […]


Hobbycraft 1/48 P-26

by Paul Mahoney on August 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Well, after a small absence due to family things (and a trip to the IPMS Nats), I thought it was time to contribute something. This is Hobbycraft’s 1/48 P-26 built many years ago using Aeromaster decals. I have since learned […]


Eduard 1/48 Fokker DVII

by Paul Mahoney on July 20, 2014 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

This is one I did a while back – my first 1/48 WW1 subject. One of Eduard’s (then) new and improved line of WW1 kits. I think it was released in 2005 or so. I recall this one just coming […]