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Here’s one for G.Ley Landing Gear check! Or as we say in the USN Drop Check!

by Rob Anderson on December 27, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 7 Comments

I thought Mr Ley’s jack stands were just wonderful and for those that may not have seen the real think in action here is one of my C-2 getting raised up on jacks for comparison. on C-2s you always start […]

Seasons greetings, a year in review and more!

by Rob Anderson on December 17, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 16 Comments

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and all that to all in iModeler land! I like doing year in review, so maybe you guys could post your years out put as well. Also I have made progress on my Devastator, scratch building […]

Modeling time capsules, unboxing a classic Monogram kit

by Rob Anderson on December 13, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 24 Comments

I have a thing for Monogram kits. Not just the nostalgia, which there is a great deal for me, but because they are still decent kits at a good price. I frequent a local hobby shop here in Seattle called […]

Devastation continues in the cockpit…and apparently Kate will be here for Christmas….

by Rob Anderson on November 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Ok, maybe that was a stretch…nah…As I continued on my Monogram Devastator my Hasegawa Kate kept calling me from my stash, so I decided to do a dual build with both being Coral Sea birds. I will need to modify […]

COD in the water……….

by Rob Anderson on November 22, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 16 Comments

The C-2 Greyhound community is small in the US Navy, and today we learned that an aircraft from my old squadron VRC 30, Det 5 lost an aircraft on the way to the USS Ronald Regan. 11 aboard, 8 rescued […]

Seats please….

by Rob Anderson on November 13, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 5 Comments

Continuing with my Devastator, it became apparent that the seats were not going to cut it. They are actually ok, very good for the era, but I chose to scratch build the pilots and radio operators seats, I’m still deciding […]

Next up an old friend The Monogram TBD

by Rob Anderson on November 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

I built this kit as a teen, my late brother was always good about getting me a kit for my birthday and I still remember getting this one when it was the hot new Monogram pressing. A while back I […]

Autumn Mist

by Rob Anderson on October 30, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

So here he is, Verlinden’s 120mm SS Trooper in the Ardennes. As I said in my build article I chose to do this guy different than was intended. He is in the M44 Camouflage uniform in Dot pattern on the […]

Figures, I’d start a new project quickly…..

by Rob Anderson on October 16, 2017 in Figures -- 9 Comments

Ok another bad pun from Rob! This is one of Verlinden’s excellent 120mm SS figures, this one being a fellow from the Ardennes counter offensive. He wears the M44 field jacket and late war boots with leggings. Most all of […]

Dagger!

by Rob Anderson on October 14, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 13 Comments

Monogram’s venerable F-102 Delta Dagger. I was able to pick up an original boxing from my local hobby shop and the fit was actually quite good. A few spots were the canopy fit and missile bay door fit if you […]