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Revell 1/48 P-38 Lightning

by Tom Bebout on December 30, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

A blast from the recent pass. This kit has been around forever so I thought I would try my hand at a natural metal finish. Used Tamiya TS-17 gloss aluminum from a rattle can. Then added some True Detail wheels […]

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Revell 1/48 F-101B Voodoo

by Tom Bebout on December 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Built this strictly OOB several years ago. Always liked the looks of the Voodoo which was part of the Century Series of jets used by the USAF., in the 50’s and 60’s. The Voodoo was usually armed with two externally […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 F6F-3 Hellcat

by Tom Bebout on December 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

My first Hellcat since I started building models again..Lots of little flaws on her and they were all self inflicted. Fit overall was very good and the only issue I have are the kit decals, the white portion appears mostly […]

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1/52 Grumman J2F Duck

by Tom Bebout on November 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Not a water wing group build but my first attempt at building a bi-plane that just happened to be amphibian as well. First flown in 1933 this reliable old bird was sturdy and remained operational for over two decades. Argentina […]

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1/48 AMT P-70 Nighthawk

by Tom Bebout on October 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Finally pulled this off the shelf to complete my A-20 series of aircraft. I discovered that working with black is about as difficult as working with NMF. This model represents a P-70 that was with Detachment A, 6th Night Fighter […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 Willys Follow Me Jeep

by Tom Bebout on September 4, 2016 in Automotive -- 5 Comments

My first attempt at a military vehicle completed several years ago and before owning an airbrush. Had some vague idea about using it for a diorama.but do to “sometimers” the idea has been lost. This kit was a bit of […]

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Revell 1/48 P-40B

by Tom Bebout on August 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

While others at another modelling site are having hyper fits over the release of the new Airfix P-40B, I proceeded in trying to improve the old Monogram/Revell kit from my stash. At a show I purchased the Medallion Models upgrade […]

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Academy 1/48 T-33A Shooting Star

by Tom Bebout on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

So once in a while I’ll do a jet or two depending on my interest. This kit is pretty much OOB, with the exception that I added some True Detail seats and wheels. The kit decals represent the 67th FBS, […]

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Revell/Monogram 1/48 P-47D Thunderbolt

by Tom Bebout on August 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

I seem to be stuck on building old Revell and Monogram kits of late. Here’s my latest effort at trying to build an old uncomplicated kit so that it looks well. Copyright on the box is 1998 and it appears […]

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Monogram 1/48 Hawker Typhoon

by Tom Bebout on July 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Bought this kit several years ago before it’s recent re-release. Used it along with other Revell and Monogram kits as test beds for developing some sorely needed modeling skills. When you haven’t built a kit in over 50 years, things […]