Modeling by Chris

1:540 USS Discovery One from 2001: A Space Odyssey

by Chris on March 9, 2015 in Sci-fi -- 5 Comments

This is my Discovery One form 2001. It’s one of my favorite movies, and I always wanted a model of the Discovery. Ones on the market are big and very expensive, so I designed my own in 123D from Autocad. […]

Airfix 1/72 A-4 Skyhawk

by Chris on February 2, 2015 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

This is the Airfix 1/72 Skyhawk. The only change is the addition of a Pavla seat… not really necessary the kit one is good, and aftermarket decals. Painted with Acrylics thinned with windex and Future Took me about 3 weeks […]

Emhar 1:72 A7V Panzer Sturmpanzerwagen

by Chris on September 10, 2014 in Armor -- 12 Comments

A nice easy build. I converted the main gun to a socle mounting. I was happy with it until I had to paint the name and side numeral. Surprisingly, the name was easier than the number, but I wasn’t in […]

Airfix 1/72 A6M2 Model 21 Zero

by Chris on January 22, 2014 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

A nice kit. Horrible wheels…get yourself some resin ones if you build this. I used Eduard canopy mask..and will never NOT be able to use them in this scale again…I likely would still be masking the canopy without them!

1/35 Hobby Boss VK45.02

by Chris on February 12, 2013 in Armor -- 2 Comments

Added a Brass barrel, machine gun, and fruil Tracks..the rest is out of the box.

Hasegawa 1/48 Japanese Zero a6M2

by Chris on November 26, 2012 in Aviation

Out of the box. Did the canopy with decal strips that I had sprayed to match the rest of the plane. Painted with Floquil Concrete for the IJN grey-green.

Digital Artwork… A6M2

by Chris on November 26, 2012 in Aviation

Done several years ago on Corel Draw

F-4J Phantom Build

by Chris on November 26, 2012 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

Straight from the Box…

Monogram 1/72 F4B4

by Chris on November 26, 2012 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

Scratchbuilt interior, decals from starfighter.