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Fw-190S-8 (conversion) – 1/32 Hasegawa

This is the assembled test shot (and only example) of the drop-fit Fw-190S-8 resin conversion for the Hasegawa 1/32 Fw-190A-8, created by the amazing Dave Thompson (test shot built by me). The former President of the Erie PA Hells Angels, and a [...]

Tiger Tank Collection & Fury Exhibit

I took these photos of The Tiger Tank Collection, and the Fury Exhibit during the TANKMOD Model Show at the Tank Museum in Bovington last October. In a worlds first, the museum has brought together every member of the Tiger Tank family in one d[...]

Announcing the Nose Art Group Build

The iModeler Nose Art Group Build is now officially on. This is for out of the ordinary paint schemes and nose art from any nation and any scale to cover aviation, automotive, armor or naval subjects. New or in progress builds. Deadline is Oc[...]

Nose Art Group build – update

Just a friendly reminder that the Nose Art Group build will officially start in a few days on March 1st. It's open to all iModeler members and covers pretty much everything - any era, any scale; aviation, automotive, armor or naval subjects. [...]

Rest Models 1/48 Polikarpov I-5

A nice resin kit no longer in production but worth picking up if you run across it. From March 2005: Following the success of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, and the consolidation of power in the Soviet Union in the early 1920s, the Russian a[...]

“Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the dogs of war”… Kasserine Pass Build Group A-20B Havoc

First, a thanks to all who've participated in the Kasserine Pass/Tunisia Campaign Group Build, which has been a blast and has already seen some remarkable submissions with more to come. Before I get into my own contribution, I would like to of[...]

Friendships, tanks…and chocolates.

iModeler makes more than scale kits, scratchbuilt projects, and dioramas. It builds friendships. By nature I think we modelers can be an insular tribe (do we become more self-contained because we are modelers or find modeling because we tended t[...]

Nose Art Group build – update

I've received several questions about the March 1st start date for this build. I selected that day arbitrarily to give people some time to choose a project, but the response has been pretty good already, so if anyone participating would like to[...]

Kasserine Pass-Tunisia GB Update

Well, it has been about 4 months since we started the Kasserine Pass Group Build (http://imodeler.com/groups/battle-of-kasserine-passtunisia-campaign-build-group/), and the Group has been graced by some remarkable work-in-progress threads, by so[...]

Judging interest – Nose Art group build

Ok everyone, I was sitting around watching it rain and looking at my pile of projects, all which have some great nose art to them so I decided to post and see if there would be any interest in a Nose Art Group Build. My thoughts are - any scal[...]