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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.

Hasegawa 1/72 T-34A Mentor ,From the before time.

Another survivor from the before time, before I joined the Navy,or before I got married, I don’t remember which, either way model production decreased after both. As I recall the kit included a tow tug which I never completed, I […]

More from the Museum of American Armor, Old Bethpage L.I. N.Y.

This is for all the armour guys. A nice museum. I think most of the equipment runs, They’re having a WWII reenactment I beleave the weekend of May 19th.

NOREASTCON 47 scale model show. Sat.April 28

Some photos of the event held at The Museum of American Armor In Bethpage Long Island NY. One diorama looks remarkably familiar, although I didn’t run into its creator.

Revell 1/72 F-4B VMFA-531,Forrestl/Ark Royal

While deployed on Forrestal in the Med.in 1973 A/C 207 of VMFA 531 broke down on board Ark Royal while cross decking, port call to Malta was coming up, part wasn’t readily available and being that Malta and the US […]

1/72 F-4G[B] Phantom VF-213,Early Hasegawa.

Ten F-4B’s were equipped with an automatic carrier landing system and a data link system which both ended up in the F-4J. They were designated F-4G’s. They deployed to the far east in 1966 on Kittyhawk,with VF-213, some wearing experimental […]

Fujimi 1/72 RF-4B Marine Recon Phantom,VMFP-3

Exclusively used by the US Marines,46 built, based on the Navy’s F-4B , with the thin tires and wings[the last 10 having the wider tire/wing] , in service from 1965-1990. Saw service in Vietnam and numerous detachments where needed usually […]

USS Enterprise CV-6, Revell 1/480.

Here’s my low budget Big E, I have gone as far as I can with this so here’s the post. I got this original 1967 issue off the net. I picked the old gal because of the full hull, fairly […]

British Phantoms

I wasn’t looking for this but I couldn’t pass it up, an excellent over view of the F-4 in British service, with great photos and phacts about the Phantom. published by Key Ltd. 98 pages soft cover. A great reference […]

Random award prize!

Having selected the Defiant for my award, Martin said there’d be a bonus included. and what a bonus! I’d like to thank all that make this site great! I have now in the Defiant a great selection for the RAF […]

Scoooore!!!!!

Just when I thought I was safe, it pulls me back in again[armor builds]. The right scale, the right subjects, the right price, more or less, from the net. The Tarkus line continues.