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Modeling by Gábor Szabó

Christmas came a little earlier this year (review on Modelcollect’s new tool 1:72 B-2 Spirit)

by Gábor Szabó on December 19, 2017 in Reviews -- 13 Comments

Hi Mates, I could not miss this commonplace title but this “little” kit just arrived from the manufacturer. I made a pre order (in 2016) practically when they just formed as a future manufacturer and annunced their plan to make […]

Tips and tricks: how to work with acetate canopies and windscreens – part one: glue

by Gábor Szabó on December 15, 2017 in How-to -- 8 Comments

Many people asked me how even possible to glue clear parts especially the vacformed or just plain acetate ones onto a resin (or any other type of) kit. I see the difficulty as a resin kit can be glued only […]

Miles M.2F Hawk Major 1:72 – scratchbuilt

by Gábor Szabó on June 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

Hi Everyone! This is my scratchbuilt 1:72 Miles M.2 Hawk Major, more specifically an early „F” version. I have a plan – near on the top on my modeling „bucketlist” – to collect all the „Macrobertson” entries (and maybe a […]

Caudron’s little eagle: Caudron C.600 Aiglon, 1:72 SBS model

by Gábor Szabó on May 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

And here it is: the SBS Caudron 600 – finished within a week. I’m a slow modeler so I say wow! When I came home from the Moson Show I was so full with modeling experiences that I thought I […]

Caudron C.600 Aiglon 1:72 SBS Model – first look

by Gábor Szabó on April 29, 2017 in Reviews -- 10 Comments

Oops, they did it again! As may everybody knows in the scale modeling world (or at least on this site) the Moson Model Show just finished last weekend. Beside the extraordinary exhibition, competition and exchange (model market) this is the […]

The can opener: Hawker Hurricane MKIID, Hobbycraft 1:48

by Gábor Szabó on April 18, 2017 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

Hi All, This is my attempt to make a decent Hurricane MKIID from the venerable Hobbycraft kit I bought on evilbay – how appropriate – from Canada 🙂 . I always liked the Hurricane „Fury without the second wing” look […]

Have You got enough Comet at home?

by Gábor Szabó on April 14, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

Hi Everyone! This is my 1:72 DH.88 Comet collection as part of my “Grand plan” to collect all Macrobertson race participant airplane. Two of them are made from the old Airfix kit (with lot of modifications) and the green one […]

Fiat G.50 Finnish Air Force (Ilmavoimat) 1942 – Secter/Hasegawa 1:48

by Gábor Szabó on August 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hi Everyone! Another “spaghetti” fighter, this time Fiat’s attempt to produce something more modern for the “Fighter I” competition than their earlier biplane designs. The “Freccia” (Arrow) in fact was the first serie produced all metal fighter plane in Italy […]

Reggiane 2000 serie III. 1:48 SMER (ex Artiplast) + scratch

by Gábor Szabó on May 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Hi Everyone! I started this kit as an experiment as I always wanted an 1:48 copy af this little fighter, but beside SMER (Artiplast originated in the early ’60s) the only kit in this scale is from CA. I saw […]

Updating an old Iwata HP-B

by Gábor Szabó on February 13, 2016 in How-to -- 4 Comments

Hi Everyone! I had only little little time to build anything and this post isn’t about finished plastic either. I’m an airbrush guy and fond of airbrushing in general and – as I suppose happens frequently such people – I […]