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Lighten up

by Rob Pollock on October 20, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 7 Comments

There was another photo that I now can’t locate, an air-to-air photo of three Eurofighters, with the caption, “The Royal Air Force – like the Army, but for smart people.”


“I’ll be in the garage if you need me, honey….”

by Rob Pollock on October 15, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Film of EDO floats on C-47 1942 from factory

by Robert Royes on October 14, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

This might be of interest to all. I found this on you tube while researching my water wings build. The film was made by the grandfather of the person who posted it on you tube,Robert W Martens, although my father […]


Re-scaling a life boat. From 1/48 to G scale

by California Steve on October 8, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 21 Comments

I needed a better looking lifeboat for my Bristol Bay trawler (see my earlier posts) and the hull shape had to be just right for my purpose. That’s when I happened upon a Glencoe U.S. Coast Guard rescue boat at […]


A few First Editions left

by Tom Cleaver on October 8, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 13 Comments

Frozen Chosen has sold out its First Edition in 60 days. Something new for me, the publisher is very happy. The Second Edition will be twice that. I have 10 copies left of the First Edition. If you would like […]


What was the first kit?

by Simon Whitney on October 3, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 7 Comments

Well the long standing question of when the first model kit was produced can now be put to a date long before we thought. Extensive research has found this carving on the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh Modelshopoli. Which shows […]


VF-17 national insignia, red, white and blue, or?…

by Rob Anderson on October 1, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

As I continue on with my 1/32 Corsair project I have spent a great deal of time researching VF-17s F4U-1As used during their two tours in the Solomon Islands. Much has been written about US national insignia during 1943 and […]


Engine, engine, number……..

by Rob Anderson on September 28, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Small update on the Corsair, as has been noted elsewhere the engine is not quite the correct version for an F4U-1A, but it is close enough once enclosed in the cowling. I did add a prop control from the Vector […]



by Thomas Sweeney on September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 10 Comments

A while ago I made a blue flight deck that was used early in the war. That’s why I made this Wildcat Thanks for looking Tom


Water wings 1/24 Spitfire floatplane.

by Steve Naylor on September 25, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 7 Comments

Well folks got to do a little more on the spit and I have to admit its going together really well the way fit of the parts of is excellent and I’m r Enjoying the build, I’ve got a lot […]