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Old Friends and a New Place

With the boy child moving out of the nest, the need to renovate the upstairs became a topic of discussions initiated by my wife, She Who Must Be Obeyed. Since my Camera/Office room upstairs was the biggest space and often never used for anythi[...]

Flinstone Stool

It's not a model, but I used all the same skills - why not? Scratch built for sure. Using my sculpting abilities I was able to somehow produce this baby for a $7 stool and foam. No reason why. It got me 1st in Sculpture category Nat'l Vets Creat[...]

Nose Art Group build

The Nose Art Group Build is still in progress, so I thought I'd throw in a little inspiration for those looking for a subject. These are modern aircraft that may not be for the faint of heart, but they are pretty cool! https://www.msn.com/en-u[...]

April Random Award Winner

Just wanted to say thanks to Martin and crew for this awesome kit! I had been wanting to add a clipped wing Spitfire to my stash so this win was a great opportunity to do just that. Figured I'd post a picture of myself with the kit and the Mill[...]

On The Bench Podcast.

I don't know if anyone on iModeler has heard of On The Bench Podcasts before. I discovered them on Hyperscale. It's a fortnightly Podcast which last for approximately an hour. So far there have been 28 Episodes all dedicated to the scale mode[...]

Going Backward to Move Forward

I have a short tale of woe and misery, but this story does have a happy ending. I think some of you may identify with this tale. I started plastic modelling when I was a kid in the 1950’s. I remember buying the box-scale Revell B-47 in the Po[...]

F-4 Phantom Monogram

I like old models and this is old Monogram with decals from french Syhart models

Friends, Americans, iModelers…(with apologies to Will Shakespeare).

As part of my 'Higher Call' diorama I was struggling with the process of making realistic working propellers (a real holy grail of aircraft modelers). The estimable David Thomas sent me a private message asking for my postal address and just a s[...]

Johnny Desmond with Glenn Miller AAF Band

More music to model by. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbdSO3kSN9c

‘Best in Show’ – iModeler April Awards 2018 (Thanks!!)

I just want to give my thanks to the jury that voted my burnt-out Cab to be ‘Best in Show’, for the April Awards. Like I stated earlier, I was completely unaware of this prestigious moment. I was sent a p.m., congratulating me on my win. I was c[...]