Modeling by Scott Nelson


A Wyvewhat?! That’s not a real Plane!

by Scott Nelson on March 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

I had never heard of a Wyvern until I saw an add for the Trumpeter kit. It’s what I call “ugly cool” looking, like the F-4 Phantom. As soon as I saw it, I wanted one. The 1/48 scale kit […]


Yoo-hoo?! No, Uhu.

by Scott Nelson on March 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 32 Comments

My newest archiving addition is the 1/48 Tamiya He-219 Uhu. I got this kit pretty cheap from a vendor at a local contest. A couple pieces were broken but, nothing too difficult to fix. I am a modeler after all […]


Duryee’s Zouave

by Scott Nelson on March 13, 2017 in Figures -- 20 Comments

One of my larger figures, this is Warriors Scale Models’ 120 mm Officer, 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, Duryee’s Zouaves. This is a resin figure, except for the sword. I modified the figure slightly by adding the sword and re-sculpting […]



by Scott Nelson on March 12, 2017 in Figures -- 5 Comments

Continuing the building of my model archive, today I present my Elite Miniatures Norman knight in 54 mm. It’s a metal casting. I used oils for the entire figure. The shield and tunic design are made up. That’s the beauty […]


Now For Something Completely Different

by Scott Nelson on March 10, 2017 in Figures -- 16 Comments

Some time ago I decided that I wanted, little by little, to archive photos of most of my completed models here on iModeler. So if you will indulge me, I’m going to start with my figures. This first one is […]


Airfix 1/72 Beaufighter

by Scott Nelson on February 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

I was going through my posts here on iModeler and realized I never posted about my first build in 2016! During construction I cracked the gunner position canopy. I was able to continue building the kit since the canopy could […]


Just Under the Wire

by Scott Nelson on December 31, 2016 in Armor -- 14 Comments

My last completed kit for 2016, making it 13 finished models for the year. That’s the most I’ve completed in a year for many, many years. I present the Tamiya 1/48 JGSDF Type 10 Tank. As I and many others […]


Airfix Spitfire F Mk. 22

by Scott Nelson on December 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Here’s my version of the Airfix 1/72 Supermarine Spitfire F Mk. 22. For this project I wanted to go for a pristine post-war finish so I did very little weathering. I also used the AK Xtreme Metal polished Aluminum. I […]


A Nice Pair of Juuu… Thunderbolts.

by Scott Nelson on November 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

I’ve read a number of good reviews of the Platz 1/144 kits and at a recent contest I ran across a good deal at a vendor table so I decided to give one a try. In the box you get […]


Blue Tube Attack Sub

by Scott Nelson on October 16, 2016 in How-to -- 12 Comments

This year I decided to start up a model club at my school. With the help of a local hobby shop and modeler who was selling off his collection of unbuilt kits, I was able to get enough stuff together […]