Modeling by Jim Watts


Two Italian Indians..

by Jim Watts on November 28, 2012 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Ok ok, maybe not, how about a couple of 1/72 Italeri AH-64D Longbows… with a touch of modelling applied. Just finished these two, and they were jolly good fun. The camo one is my effort to model an Israeli Saraf, […]


Lindberg 1/200 Snap Fit Space Shuttle..

by Jim Watts on November 15, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Yes another Lindberg, a kit that took a bit of work, as it’s got the boosters moulded to the external tank, but a bit of sawing, filling, refining and scratch-building and she came close enough for me. I know the […]


Airfix 1/72 Bird Dog

by Jim Watts on November 14, 2012 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

The Airfix Bird dog in the scheme of a NZ owned aircraft ZK-NAM. I replaced the ill fitting cokpit roof clear parts, and removed the horrible ejector pin marks on the tail and wings, but left everything pretty much as […]


Lindberg 1/72 Me-410

by Jim Watts on November 13, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Yes the old Lindberg Me-410, I do like Lindberg kits, rivet coated, thick canopies, one piece tailplanes, funny shapes here and there, but they are fun to put together.. I didn’t do much to this one, just polished up that […]


PM 1/72 TA-154 Moskito

by Jim Watts on November 10, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Hi All, Here is my PM Models TA-154, a kit that I really enjoyed building, probably as I was prepeared for being a bit of work. It definitley needs lots of test fitting, sand paper, plastic card and the occaisional […]