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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 […]

Idea for Group Build ‘Scene or Subject from your Favourite War Movie’

Just think about the possibilities; a Group Build that crosses every genre; aircraft, armour, figures, ships, sci-fi, diorama. The creative license is almost endless and bound only by our love of modeling, passion for movies (I am pretty sure every […]

Hasegawa 1:48 Scale, Nakajima B5N2, Type 97, Model 3, Carrier Attack Plane.

Another kit that was really a great time building. Typical Hasegawa quality product, and one of their fairly new Japanese subject line. I think these are a labor of love and a source of nation pride! Even the horrible decals […]

My iModeler Best in Show prize arrived…I’m so happy!!!

by Marvin Reyes on May 22, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

I want to thank Martin and the rest of the judging team for picking my Hobby Boss Ka-29 “Helix-B” as the February award winner; I am still surprised that my model won. Martin provided me with a list of kits […]

1/48 Academy Hughes 500D…OR….Does Anyone Want Some Reese’s Pieces?

Here is a model I’ve been wanting to try for a while. I have always loved the little Hughes 500. Fast, agile and very smart looking, especially when painted up like a box of Reese’s Pieces! I have a hard […]

Workshop, one more

Though there is an extremely promising article from Christian to read, I’m first following in George’s footsteps and here comes my workshop. It’s much smaller (things are always bigger in America). I do all the painting on the work desk, […]

Additions to my Workshop

I uploaded a few pictures of my workshop a couple of years ago and have made a few additions to it since then. I’ve added an air conditioning unit, a Paasche paint booth, LED Lighting, and an Espresso machine.

Hi, I’m Rob and I have a Monogram problem….

So I suspect we all have a favorite manufacturer, for me it is Monogram, especially the mid 70s to early 80s Monogram aircraft kits. Though the 1960s classics are also wonderful. they are not the best kits, but I still […]

And now our Featuure Presentation—“Out & About” with Roger Martin

VALLEY CON 2017 at the Petersen Automotive Museum Los Angeles CA