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Modeling by Frederick J Seitz III

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Happy New Year, Everybody! Starting 2017 by finishing stalled 2016 projects.

by Frederick J Seitz III on January 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hey Folks, I’m going to start 2017, by finishing up a couple projects that I had begun, in 2016. Last part of the year was hectic, and time at the bench was just not an option. However, as the new […]

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Completed for 2016..

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hello Folks, Expanding on a theme by Tom Cleaver ,Here are the kits I managed to complete over the past year. While not as many as I had hoped, it’s what I had time to tackle, in between life’s little […]

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WILDCATS, WILDCATS and MORE WILDCATS

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Here are a few of the F4F’s that I’ve built over the years. As one might guess, Grumman’s F4F is one of my favorite fighter aircraft, (Followed close by the P-40 and P-47). There is one 1:32 scale Trumpeter, two […]

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Hellcats, Hellcats, Hellcats, and MORE Hellcats…

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

A few of the F6F Hellcat models I’ve built over the years. All are 1:48 scale and they list as follows: 1st two pictures are Otaki’s F6F-3/5 kit, built as a -3, flown by Lt. Alex Vraciu of VF-6, off […]

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Tamiya 1:48 scale Bf-109E-4

by Frederick J Seitz III on August 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Finally got back to the bench here in uber muggie New York!! Tamiya 1:48 scale Messerschmitt Bf-109E-4, flown by Oblt. Gerhardt Schopfel, France 1940. Oblt. Schopfel was assigned to the 9th Stfl, 3rd Grp, Jagdgeschwader 26 during the Battle of […]

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Finished! 1:48 Scale, Nichimo Ki-45, “Toryu”

Well, it’s finally finished….except for the aerial, which I’ll add tomorrow, because I’m tired and I’d just screw something up right now. I used two detail sets by Lone Star Models, one for the cockpits, and the other for the […]

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Finished! – 1:48 Scale, Airfix Hawker Hurricane

I got this one done, my third for this year! A honey of a kit, loaded with detail and great fit!! Loved building this model and I’m gonna have to pencil in another one, just because! I hope you like […]

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Messerschmitt Me-410B-1, “Hornisse” (Hornet)

This is the Pro-Modeler kit in 1:48 scale. I built her a few years back as an OOB project, and if memory serves me correctly, overall it was a pleasant experience with a few hiccups. Hiccup number one, was the […]

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Hasegawa, 1:48 Scale, Macchi MC.202, “Folgore” (Lightning)

Another Axis bird! I built this one, after seeing my friend Bill Koppos’ build of the same model. I like the way his came out so well, I got busy on mine. I see many of these at shows, and […]

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Hasegawa 1:48 Scale, Aichi D3A1, Type 99, Carrier Bomber, ‘Val’

After seeing Terry’s beautiful D3A2 model posted yesterday, I thought I’d stick my neck out with one I had built a few years back. It’s a terrific model, that fits well, and a subject that really needed to be updated, […]