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P47n Thunderbolt Revell 1/48

by neil foster on March 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Hi guys,well here is my latest offering it is Revell’s P47n, “2 big and too heavy / Short snorter”.The P47n is the one with the larger wings to accommodate internal fuel tanks. The kit went together nicely with no real […]

Eduard Polikarpov I-16 Type 24

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

If anyone read my post about the Eduard Spitfire I posted in Egyptian markings recently you will remember my griping about the poor quality ,now it’s time to eat my words because this little kit went together without a hitch.I […]

Tamiya “Follow me ” Willys Jeep 1/48

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Automotive -- 15 Comments

The kit is very easy to assemble and quite well detailed , it makes a nice addition to any WW2 U.S. aircraft. I have seen lots of pictures of these follow me jeeps adorned with home made timber structures and […]

Tamiya P-51 D Mustang 1/48

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

What is there to say a superb kit of an equally superb aircraft ,the stunning Mustang. For those who don’t know this is one of those kits for everyone from a total novice with his first kit to a serious […]

Academy Sherman tank dio 1/48 “Fury-esque”

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Armor -- 13 Comments

Last year I saw the utterly dreadful “Fury” starring Brad Pitt(s) and although the movie was so awful I did like the tank and decided to have a little change from what I normaly build,I don’t know if I used […]

Revell Bell X-1, 1/32

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

I bought this kit at a club day just as everyone was packing up ,why ?,because I didn’t want to go home empty handed and instantly regretted it ,so anyway it came home with me and sat on the shelf […]

Eduard Mk.9e Spitfire 1/48 Royal Egyptian Airforce

by neil foster on August 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

This is the Eduard kit and to be honest I found it a bit of a pain in the arse to build, the wing to fuselage fit was dreadful requiring the removal of about 1mm of plastic on each side […]

Trumpeter Supermarine Seafang 1/48

by neil foster on August 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

I bought this kit at a club day because I liked the artwork on the box,it shows the Seafang in typical postwar FAA colours, extra dark sea grey over sky and black and yellow Suez conflict stripes to put a […]

HMS Victorious/ HMSFearless 1/600 Airfix

by neil foster on August 6, 2016 in Ships -- 14 Comments

My intension was to build the Airfix HMS Victorious to indulge my passion for re doing the kits I built as a kid and also because my dad served on this ship,I knew it was a basic kit the moulding […]

Airfix H.P. Hampden 1/72

by neil foster on August 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

When I was a kid in the early 1970’s I loved the Hampden and built (at least) one very badly but loved it all the same, I decided for a bit of nostalgia to have another go and this time […]