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@roofrat Robert Royes

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Retired transit worker from NYCT. ,phormer phantom phixer f4j, low tech,low budget modeler. mostly a/c.

Curtiss Helldiver SBC-4,1/72 Heller

I was reluctant in building this, knowing that I wouldn’t be able to rig it, my manual dexterity not what it used to be. but It’s been in my stash for so long. It’s done up as in the overall […]

Bandai 1/48 M13 Gun carriage,halftrack, Tarkas IV

I always had a soft spot for the US halftrack, not being an armour guy I limit my ventures to 1/48. I picked this up at a model show on the cheap. I thought I could build it for the […]

Macchi C.202 Folgore Tunisia 1943,Battle of Kasserine Pass Group build.1/72 Supermodel

The ancient Supermodel Macchi fighter, I used equally ancient ESCI decals markings of A/C #3 374 Squadrilia,153 Gruppo, Tunisia 1943 and Print Scale Italian aircraft camo. sheet. After applying the decals, I realized that the paint was probably the wrong […]

P-40F ‘Dammit’,33 FG Operation Torch, Battle of Kasserine Pass

MPM’s 1/72 P-40F ,I replaced the kit’s vacuform canopy assy. with one from a hasegawa ‘E’ kit. Used kit decals of Dammit , one of the P-40’s of the 33FG ferried to North Africa on the USS Chenango CVE-28,To take […]

1/72 Hawk 75, frankenstien conversion.

Combining the unused landing gear from my Ryan float plane kit, With one of my dads survivors- a Monogram P-36, and with decals from Print Scales f8f sheet. We have[more or less] a Hawk 75 of Thailand of which they […]

F9F-2 Panther,VF-31 USS Leyte,Year of the Cat,1/72 Hasegawa

Not another Panther? Yes, Killing two birds with one cat, I add to the group build and further presenting VF-31aircraft, used since WW 2. I used the latest Hasegawa boxing, It’s still a great little kit, I got the Felix […]

Tupolev Tu-95 Bear D, DML 1/200

Maritime recon. version of the Bear, Caused the carriers I was on to launch many an Alert Five while cruising the Med. or transiting the Atlantic.

Year in review 2017

I finally figured how to do this, Still working on my Revell Enterprise and a Macchi C.202.

Jacked up

This was a tire change to our plane before flying on it to the Caribbean in 2013

Seasons greatings to all!

Not a review but ,a little cheer here!