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Modeling by Jaime Carreon

A Gooney Bird tale – Douglas C-47B – Monogram 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on October 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

When I got back into plastic modeling a few years ago, I set a couple of goals for the projects I would do. The first was to model subjects I had never done before, which has proven to be successful […]

Convair XFY-1 Pogo, A What-if – Lindberg 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on June 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

In another universe not so far away… Marine Lieutenant Wally Warren was not a happy camper in the spring of 1968. His plan to avoid being sent to Southeast Asia by becoming a flight instructor had come to a screeching […]

A visit to a PT boat

by Jaime Carreon on June 9, 2017 in Ships -- 18 Comments

I had an opportunity to spend a day at the Museum of the Pacific War / Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas a few days. For those who haven’t been, I recommend you make a stop there; it will be worth […]

Vought F4U-4 Corsair, Hasegawa 1/48

by Jaime Carreon on May 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

First completed build of the year. It wasn’t supposed to take this long! Having pulled this one out of the stash last November thinking it would be a quick build, I wasn’t expecting life to intervene as much as it […]

Water Wings group build recap

by Jaime Carreon on March 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The Water Wings Group build has ended, so here is a quick recap of the models that have been submitted so far. 22 members in the group built the 11 models you see here, though I suspect there are a […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Deadline is upon us, so start posting those builds! It looks like we had a pretty good turnout for this one and I’m pretty excited to see what turns up, even after keeping up with the build logs. Again, no […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Ok, everyone, we have a week left until the deadline, so let’s get those models finished! If I counted correctly, there are 14 builders, some with multiple models, in the group right now and there may be a few surprises […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on February 5, 2017 in Aviation

Ok, here’s a quick reminder that you have just a little less than a month to get your seaplanes off the bench! No worries if anyone misses the deadline, just keep them coming. This one was just for fun, after […]

Water Wings group build

by Jaime Carreon on January 2, 2017 in News -- 3 Comments

Happy New Year, everyone! This is just a friendly reminder that the Water Wings group build, dedicated to seaplanes and flying boats of all types, is still going strong. Deadline is March 1st, so you still have a few months […]

Water Wings group build – Cessna 172 floatplane, Arii 1/72

by Jaime Carreon on November 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Here’s my warmup for the group build. This is the Arii Cessna 172, which contains parts for both wheels and floats. The model represents a late 1970’s Skyhawk equipped with Wipline floats. Fit was ok but not great, and the […]