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2018 – a Happy new year for every modeler I hope, here is what I finished in 2017.

My Year of the Cat GB, the first four in order of finishing, 1/12 Tamiya Ducati, 1/72 Hobbycraft / Tasman Sabre, 1/72 Revell Tiger, 1/72 Hasegawa F11A Tiger,--------------- Water Wings GB, three in order, 1/144 Arfix Boeing 314, 1/72 Hobbycraf[...]

My 2017.

I finished fewer models this year than I usually do. My competing hobby, woodworking is the guilty party here. The build year started with Mirages Flower Class Corvette HMS Zinnia. A really nice kit. An article in English is coming up in F[...]

My Modeling Review 2017

Well, this year has been crazy. I started two new jobs, got to know incredible people, went to Telford for the first time... so when I started compiling the list of builds I got done this year I was convinced it would be a rather short one. Yea[...]

Jacked up

This was a tire change to our plane before flying on it to the Caribbean in 2013

Here’s one for G.Ley Landing Gear check! Or as we say in the USN Drop Check!

I thought Mr Ley's jack stands were just wonderful and for those that may not have seen the real think in action here is one of my C-2 getting raised up on jacks for comparison. on C-2s you always start with the mains then raise the nose. His[...]

2017……………. A modeling Year in Review.

This year was a great building year for me..........better than most, and quite possibly the best ever.............. This was thanks mostly to several Group Builds that were part of this year. I want to take this time to thank everyone invo[...]

2017, a look in the rear view mirror…

Hello fellow plastic-hedz!! Merry Christmas to everyone!! 2017 has been a better year than I thought it was going to be. Six completions, and one at about 95%. I hope to have her done too, bringing the total up to seven. However, "Almost" o[...]

Xmas Greetings.

Well , just to wish all you out there a wonderful holiday period. My build rate this year has been non existent, due to all types of things happening. But there are 4 on the go now, so hope to post some pics over the Xmas break. Take care all,[...]

HAPPY HOLIDAYS ALL

The first Xmas card, 1843.

My 2017

This has been one of my best years for modelling with many projects comming to fruition. It has been a year of experimentation and leaving my comfort zone way in the distance. I have to say, it's been fun! I would encourage all of you to try [...]