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General Dynamics F-16XL,Monogram 1/72

by Robert Royes on February 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Got this online awhile back, I think its been in my current stash the longest. Always liked the aircraft, built it wheels up because some of the gear pieces were broken , replaced missing wing tip missile rails ,loaded out […]

Ryan STM S2 Dutch seaplane

by Robert Royes on January 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

While researching for the water wings group build I happened upon this video, hope you like it.

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M-109 S.P. Howitzer,1/48.

by Robert Royes on January 13, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Another attempt at armor, this I’ve had around I don’t know for how long. It’s Aurora’s last issue[1976] of the M109, where they added the long gun option, I added rudimentary recoil spades in the rear, the kit provided one […]

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2016, some thoughts

by Robert Royes on December 27, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

I was contemplating reviewing my builds I’ve shared with you this past year but I’ve realized between the old builds, rebuilds and strictly new builds that I’ve posted a lot, maybe to much, and I’ve only been on the site […]

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Fleet’s In.

by Robert Royes on December 23, 2016 in Ships -- 6 Comments

First up Airfix’s Rommel converted to USS Richard E Byrd 1/600 scale. Both were of the Charles Adams class DDG, with differences in radar and mast layout. Second- Zvezda’s November class nuclear submarine.1/350 scale Third- Revell’s reissue of Renwal’s toy […]

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Final checker, and more.

by Robert Royes on December 9, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 4 Comments

Some shots I took on Kennedy CV-67, in the late eighties. and a view of a F-4 you don’t want to see in your rear view mirror.

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Tarkus II, M60A1 1/48 kit bash. Kitech & Monogram

by Robert Royes on December 2, 2016 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Not knowing what was in the Kitech kit ,it was supposed to have reactive armor per the USMC [ it did not] it also was a motorized kit, which made the running gear less accurate than the snaptite kits. I […]

E-2 slides on Saratoga from youtube

by Robert Royes on November 28, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 6 Comments

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Another mid week filler -Monogram 1/72 F-15A

by Robert Royes on November 15, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

I was trying to revive this old kit but fell short, I didn’t get the colors right . The kit represents the prototype with squared off wing tips, of which I rounded off. I used super scale decals of the […]

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Mid Week Filler, Airfix Me 262 whatifer

by Robert Royes on November 15, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Airfix’s venerable Me 262 in US Navy scheme, did a few year’s back.