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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.

Modern Army Rail

These diesel units as utilized by the army and navy. This was my last military association. Utilizing an old Micro scale decal sheet and using Athern HO models I converted these diesels into military machines.

John Mills Movies,Ice Cold in Alex, Dunkirk.

A local cable station had a mini marathon of John Mills movies, first was Ice Cold in Alex, a group of soldiers in an ambulance cross the desert to get to Alexandria, the second was the 1958 version of Dunkirk. Both a bit dated but I think they[...]

1/72 Revell/Matchbox T-2C Buckeye VT-19 NAS Maridian 1975

Entering service in 1959, utilizing the wing design of the FJ-1 Fury and controls similar to the T-28, over the years the Buckeye trained thousands of naval aviators. finally being phased by the T-45 Goshawk in 2004. Revell's 2009 reboxing, the [...]

F-82G Twin Mustang ,4th[AW] squadron, Okinawa.1950,Nose art group build.

This is Revells 1994 boxing of Monograms 1/72 N A F-82G. The G was an all weather model used with some success in the early days of the Korean war. The first aerial victories are attributed to the F-82, it also was used for ground attack mission[...]

MBT 70, a cold war mistake, Aurora, 1/48

Having recently arrived with their new tanks, the crews were confident yet apprehensive about their ability to confront the new tanks from the East. They hadn't even been on maneuvers yet when the alert was sounded, they made it to their positio[...]

Identity crisis! Monogram FW-190

I recently picked this kit up at a model show, the kit doesn't specify what model FW-190 it's supposed to be, As I'm not to familiar with the 190 I wonder If the experts out there could lend a hand in identifying it. Thanks.

Random blast from the past

About finished with two builds, got to get them in the photo booth, meanwhile photos of my yout. First four, in and around Nimitz 1977, #5- Me and a Sherman, Marseilles Fr.1978, #6- berthing, 03 level, Saratoga 1976

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 think I still ha[...]

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.