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life long model maker of all subject matter

Italeri 1/48 Sea Hurricane: Fresh Off the Bench

1/48 Italeri Sea Hurricane. This is a continuation of my build article published last week on same model. Fresh off the work bench. I never new much about this kit and did not perform any research on it. My kids […]

1/48 Eduard Mig-21 SMT/MT in Cold War Theme (USSR)

I built this Mig-21 about 2 years ago, maybe a bit longer. I apologize for the terrible photographs but they are the only pictures I have of this cool model and wanted to share. I actually sold this model on […]

Work In Progress: 1/48 Italeri Sea Hurricane in FAA Theme

This is the current build on my workbench. It is the Italeri boxing of this nicely featured and detailed 1/48 scale aircraft model. I didn’t know much about this particular model and performed no research prior to purchase. Basically I […]

Training Scooter: 1/48 TA-4J Skyhawk (Hasegawa and Classic Air-frame)

As a child I only wanted to do one thing in life from the earliest age up until early adulthood and college graduation. That one thing was to be a “Naval Aviator” flying jets off of carriers in the US […]

Project Complete: 1/35 MENG Norwegian Leopard-1 A5-NO

This is a follow-up article to the “WIP” article submitted last week for the MENG 1/35 Leopard-1 A5-NO. The project is now complete. The build was commissioned by a veteran of the Norwegian Army currently living in Norway. I live […]

1/35 MENG Norwegian Leopard 1-A5-NO2: Work In Progress

A customer who purchased my Norwegian 1/35 AFV NM-116 Tank from an auction site requested some more work from me. He is a veteran from the Norwegian Military and wanted to have some models of the military vehicles he worked […]

1/48 Airfix English Electric Lightning F1A: Cold War Warrior

1/48 Airfix English Electric F1A Lightning: Just finished this today after about a week and a half of working on it. It is OOB except for the detail in the cockpit, seat, and behind canopy. Also added a few bits […]

Wing Nut Wings (WNW): 1/32 Bristol F.2B Fighter

Despite being in awe of the WW1 fighters I had stayed away from building them for many years due to the lack of decent kits in my preferred scale of 1/32, as well as, the inherent challenges of the breed. […]

Work in Progress: 1/48 Airfix English Electric Lightning F1

Recently Airfix has released several new mold model kits which I was told demonstrated significant improvements in every aspect over the older Airfix kits. It had been a while since I had built any Airfix kit due to my dissatisfaction […]

1/72 Tracker with Major Modifications and add-ons.

I grew up near a large Naval Air Station, Quonset Point NAS in Kingstown, RI. Prior to its shut-down in late 1975 I would get to enjoy the many Naval aircraft, which where stationed their, fly over my house. Some […]