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Modeling by Rob Anderson

Hi, I’m Rob and I have a Monogram problem….

So I suspect we all have a favorite manufacturer, for me it is Monogram, especially the mid 70s to early 80s Monogram aircraft kits. Though the 1960s classics are also wonderful. they are not the best kits, but I still […]

Window on the world….

by Rob Anderson on April 21, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 18 Comments

Still plugging away at the B-17G. I have chosen a rather odd combination of non staggered waist windows and a retrofit Cheyenne tail turret. While unusual pictures can be found of this set up in both OD and bare aluminum. […]

Insides, turning out!

by Rob Anderson on March 10, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

Ok, so I wasn’t going to go hog wild on stuff you can’t see. I only added a few things besides the wooden floors. Resin seats fro Resin2Detail, a lamp some odd details here and there and a couple of […]

Wooden it be nice……

by Rob Anderson on February 10, 2017 in How-to -- 15 Comments

To have some really thin wood to do the plywood flooring of a B-17? My daughter gave me some thin wood samples after she graduated industrial design school and they are perfect for replicating things such as the flooring of […]

By any other name…….

by Rob Anderson on January 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

A Monogram kit is a Monogram kit, is a Monogram kit, regardless of whether you put Revell on the box or not! My lovely wife bought me the classic Monogram B-17G for Christmas. Still widely regarded as the best B-17 […]

Flying Sub inbound!

by Rob Anderson on January 13, 2017 in Sci-fi -- 15 Comments

Well it was a bit of a struggle, but mostly a lot of fun. It took 2 cans of Tamiya fine white primer and 2 cans of Tamiya Camel Yellow spray, so the paint cost about 1/2 what the kit […]

Santas’ Little Helper and a Flying Sub

by Rob Anderson on December 23, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 5 Comments

It’s amazing what a good Imperial Stout will do for you when building something! I figured I had better take some pictures of the interior before I closed it all up. I did do the option where I can pull […]

Merry Christmas! My year in review and SCi Fi Shenanigans!

by Rob Anderson on December 11, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and all that to my model building friends! I actually completed 4 models this year, well in fairness I built most of the C-2 in 2015 and just finished it this year. Then there is my […]

Arrrrgh she be done!

by Rob Anderson on November 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Fredrick “Big Jim” Streig was one of the original member’s of “Blackburn’s Irregulars” The Jolly Rogers of VF-17. Born in Sacramento California he earned his wings of gold and was commissioned as an Ensign October 1, 1942. He was with […]

Corsair build, some tips, and what a great fit

by Rob Anderson on October 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

First, the beer. I am not in general fond of Pumpkin beers, especially ones from larger breweries. As often as not it is like they tried to stuff a pie in a bottle with some alcohol. But here in the […]