Modeling by Maurits De Ridder

Revell 1/83 Mayflower 1620

by Maurits De Ridder on May 18, 2017 in Ships -- 12 Comments

The Pilgrim Fathers ferry.. I bought the kit in a bag second hand with as much flash as there was kit plastic. I do like the results. Including three little Fathers! It’s not as colorful as other Mayflowers but I […]

Revell 1/96 Cutty Sark

by Maurits De Ridder on December 28, 2016 in Ships -- 13 Comments

Hello all, My second build of this huge sailing ship. I finished her in a late career not so fast moving freight moving sailing ship, a little bit forgotten by her crew.. Allmost full rigging! I’ll get there some day.. […]


by Maurits De Ridder on March 23, 2016 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

Belgian flag colored Javelin – repost. My deepest thoughts are with the victims. Maurits

SMS Emden Revell 1/350

by Maurits De Ridder on July 31, 2015 in Ships -- 12 Comments

Hello all, Time for a ship! I’d like to present the SMS Emden from Revell. I bought the duo package with SMS Dresden and one day I’ll build the Dresden in mat grey. SMS Emden had quite a sail in […]

Colorful Javelin

by Maurits De Ridder on April 1, 2015 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Hello, I’d like to present the Airfix Gloster Javelin FAW.9 1/72. I found this kit in my stash and with some free time on my hand decided to build it. A flawless build by the way – no problems at […]

1/144 weekend modeling

by Maurits De Ridder on March 5, 2015 in Aviation -- 1 Comment

Hello all, I’d like to share with you some thoughts about modeling. I think most of us are aware of the restrictions placed upon us concerning modeling. With restrictions I mean modeling space, financial things, family things, CATS, modeling time, […]

Revell whaler Charles W. Morgan 1/110

by Maurits De Ridder on January 22, 2015 in Ships -- 10 Comments

Hello all, I’d like to present my Revell Charles W. Morgan. I read a lot about this model on the dedicated modeling sites before starting. Wrong sailplan, wrong colours… I just started building and painting according to my vision of […]

Some coloring advise for the real thing!

by Maurits De Ridder on December 9, 2014 in Ships -- 5 Comments

Hello all, I need some advise from all you color-experts at Imodeler. I have a lot of modelships and model flying things but I also have a real boat. It’s called ‘Lotus’ after the Lotus flower and the reason I […]

Revell 1/350 Amerigo Vespucci

by Maurits De Ridder on December 1, 2014 in Ships -- 12 Comments

Hello, I found this model in a garage sale and immediately went back to my memories as a child in the ’80: Sail Amsterdam, Sail Rotterdam, Sail Antwerp… The Amerigo always was a sight to be seen. I also visited […]