Modeling by René Hieronymus

Grumman F9F-3 Panther with Emerson turret BuNo.122562 Patuxent River 1953 1:72

Hi there well my job is keeping me busy and due to this I cannot spend that much time with other work, so I hope you’ll understand that I reserve my precious free time for building models. Fortunately I still […]

Hellcats, Hellcats nothing but Hellcats

by René Hieronymus on December 12, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Hi there, a few days ago it seemed as if all Hell had broken loose, nothing but Hellcats were seen right here. So I thought let’s wait a little while until hey all think there are safe again and then…. […]

No place for mistakes

by René Hieronymus on November 27, 2016 in Diorama -- 24 Comments

Hi there well it’s about time for me to post some pictures of one of my latest projects. This is a rather big project where I took photos from the very start till the finish and finally my good friend […]

See you in Telford….

by René Hieronymus on November 7, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

It’s only 2 more days until I will start this years tour to Telford, which is about to start next Saturday. Since I’d like to put some models on display and since I live in Salzburg/Austria this is quite a […]

Oooh S**t!

by René Hieronymus on August 28, 2016 in Diorama -- 16 Comments

Something like this can ruin your whole day… Scale 1:72 nothing else matters I think the title for this little dio doesn’t need any explanation The inspiration for this build came once again due to a picture which I found […]

“Almost at home” Vought Corsair F4U-1A, 1:72

by René Hieronymus on July 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Hi there The idea for this little dio came up when I ran across a product called „prop blur“, a photo etched propeller, depicting nothing else but a rotating props. AA very simple but veeeeeeery clever product, I just loved […]

Grumman F6F-5 Target Tow “One Hell of a ride Cat”

by René Hieronymus on July 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Here is my next cat, this time I’ve chosen a Hellcat in a rather unusual livery. During WWII several Hellcats, mostly refurbished models were used in the most exciting role as a traget tow aircraft. To give their pilots a […]

Grumman XF6F-1 Hellcat, the “Copycat” 1:72

by René Hieronymus on July 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Hi there, this week I will start with a little series of one of my favorite aircraft, the Grumman Hellcat. During the years I have built several versions of this aircraft and I will show you a few of them, […]

Grumman A-6E Intruder VA 36

by René Hieronymus on July 4, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hi there again, I want you to show another model of my growing collection. This time it’s the Italeri A-6E kit in 1:72. It took me about 3 weeks to finish this beautiful kit. With the exception of those 2 […]

Curtiss XF14C-2 1:72

Oh the joy of building a model – or welcome to the dark side! You all know the story of how bad vacu kits or other short run kits can be but today I can tell you, I have seen […]