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Red Baron is done!

by Rob Anderson on June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 6 Comments

An enjoyable build! Almost decided not to make the little Tri-plane, but decided what the heck. The body of the car is Tamiya flat red coated in multiple coats of Tamiya clear red. The chrome was mostly all re-done with […]

MM Park in Watzenau

by Ulf Lundberg on June 24, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 6 Comments

The MM Park in Wantzenau, some 12 km north of Strasbourg in the northwestern corner of France, is a recently opened military museum, dedicated mostly to vehicles and uniforms. I took the opportunity of visiting it, when I took part […]

Monkey Business.

by jim wasley on June 18, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 14 Comments

This is a True Story my wife and I always go for a walk on the beach,and sometimes we have silly people who drive their cars on the sand,well this day we had this mad man drive his car a […]

Next up, back to 1968………..

by Rob Anderson on June 16, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 4 Comments

Well, I think I probably built this kit about 69-70, second run that had the Tri Plane in it. The first issue did not include it, and modelers especially the target age of 8-12 year old boys, wrote in to […]

April awards, random award 04-2017.

My 1/72 Airfix Beaufighter 10, thanks to Martin and iModeler for this gift, keep watching for more on this kit, not sure yet how it will end up ! but Aussie something !

The Solar System

Something a little bit different! My mate bought this for his four year old son who is developing a keen interest in space. I got the job of painting it! Something completely different, but it’s also an interest of mine […]

Hasegawa 1/48 SBD-3

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 18 Comments

It’s been so long ago that I built this kit I can only be sure that it was before Y2K. As punishment for my sins I decided that I would see if I could add enough detail to a Hasegawa […]

Airfix Dogfight Double 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat vs B5N2 Kate

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

This display represents the factual interception of LT Tomonaga Joichi, commander of the Hiryu’s Air Group by LCDR James Thach commander of the Yorktown’s Air Group. LT Tomonaga led the Hiryu’s second strike force of 10 Kate’s and 6 Zeros […]

1/72 Fujimi D3A Val dive bomber

by Rick Wilkes on June 7, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

This model is marked as the aircraft of the commander of the dive bomber squadron on the IJN Hiryu, LT Kobayashi Michio. He led the Hiryu’s first attack of 18 Val’s & 6 Zeros that launched at about 1045. After […]

TAMIYA 1/6 scale KAWASAKI KZ1300 B TOURING

by Harry Brogan on June 1, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 8 Comments

The model of the Kawasaki KZ1300 B Touring motorcycle finally arrived. Needless to say I wasted almost no time in opening the package. I did a visual inventory before opening the plastic bags. The, one by one, I opened them […]