Modeling by Merrill Anderson


Thought I’d share this, it’s an accidental photo,

by Merrill Anderson on January 6, 2016 in Armor -- 6 Comments

The reflections are of other club members models at a meeting, but the effect is kinda neat.


My Work bench

by Merrill Anderson on December 27, 2015 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

My workbench while I was making minor repairs to my 1/48 Fokker E.II, included is a shot of the Fokker, for reference. My workbench is probably pretty typical, I know some of the really good modelers have near operating room […]


The Yanks Are Coming (Run Away)

by Merrill Anderson on October 22, 2015 in Armor -- 13 Comments

The Meng FT 17 (Riveted) using the supplied base as a ‘base’ for the dio, I added some details to show more story. It represents the ‘5 of Hearts’ at Saint Mihiel, September 1918. This was the first battle of […]


Meng FT-17 (Rivet) “Rode hard and put up wet”

by Merrill Anderson on April 7, 2015 in Armor -- 11 Comments

A WIP, no mud (yet) for that I’ll use tube watercolor, Paint by AK, acrylic washes.The full dio will take a while.


Takom St Chamond, 1917

by Merrill Anderson on March 10, 2015 in Armor -- 7 Comments

A fussy kit, but worth the effort, the running gear/suspension is very complete (and complex) the base shows a mostly level, dry spot, where the St Chamond was at it’s best


Tamiya Mark IV in a French town 1917

by Merrill Anderson on February 10, 2015 in Diorama -- 12 Comments

The excellent Tamiya Mk IV (made without motorization) with two Verlinden figures


Meng Char 2C 1/35

by Merrill Anderson on March 12, 2014 in Armor -- 11 Comments

This is the Meng kit, I can’t say enough about the engineering of the kit, it’s the best I’ve ever encountered. I haven’t weathered or decalled it yet, (weathering will be ‘severe’, the upper run tracks make a real mess, […]


Tamiya 1/35 Panzer ll F

by Merrill Anderson on March 1, 2013 in Armor -- 2 Comments

These are the photos that came out, I’ve been having focus problems of late The 1970’s Tamiya Pzll, with Alan Pzll roadwheels and idler, spares box tools and paper tarp, with Wespe tracks (shortened)

Canal Dio_1439

Guadalcanal Marine 75mm Pack Howitzer, @ October 1942

by Merrill Anderson on February 3, 2013 in Armor -- 8 Comments

The Howitzer is the excellent Vision Models injected kit, the figures are conversions of Dragon Guadalcanal Marines, with some Tamiya mortar crew parts. The sandbags are from Italeri, with epoxy putty blending. Painting is with acrylics, my firtst serious attempt […]

Dolphin 008

Copper State 1/48 Sopwith 5F1 Dolphin

by Merrill Anderson on January 22, 2013 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

The Dolphin is the ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ of Sopwiths. Not famous like the Camel, or even the Snipe, Triplane of Pup, it was ‘different’.It was fast (131 mph) and agile, but it had ‘backstaggered’ wings, the idea was to give the […]