Chevy 15CWT.. Now this is how I would have done it..

by California Steve on September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 34 Comments

Well it seems we are back at the factory again. The order was in for a all terrain, sand/mud vehicle that could transport between ten troops or a crew of five plus a heavy load of cargo, using the existing […]


Matchbox 1/48 AD-5 Skyraider

by Joe Caputo on September 19, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

I chose the AD-5N (A-1G), VA(AW)-33, USS Forestal, USN, as my first attempt at this ancient kit. At the time I built it, we were lucky enough to even have it, let alone aftermarket parts… During it’s “lifetime”, I’ve seen […]


Revell/Matchbox 48th AD-5/A1-E Skyraider

by Craig Abrahamson on September 19, 2014 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Well, here it is – for better or worse (mostly worse), but I did the best I could with what I had to work with I certainly wasn’t gonna spend any more money on after market stuff for THIS kit. […]


Hasegawa’s 1/48 P-51D Mustang “Arkansas Traveller”

by Tony Prince on September 19, 2014 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

I’ve built quite a few Mustangs in my time (hasn’t everybody?) but this remains one of my favourites. The only alterations I made were to the nose/spinner profile to ensure a smooth upper curve, which called for a little sanding […]


1/48th Monogram SNJ-4 In The Markings Of MAG-11

by Jim Sullivan on September 18, 2014 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

Although the 1/48th Monogram SNJ / T-6 Texan kit has been around for several decades, it’s still a fine kit to work with. I built this model several years ago in the markings of Marine Air Group (MAG) Eleven. I’ve […]


“Spirit of St. Louis”

by Morne Meyer on September 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 40 Comments

In 1926 Charles Lindbergh, as a young airmail pilot for Robertson Aircraft Corporation, dreamt of flying the Atlantic in order to capture the elusive Orteig Prize of $ 25 000. This prize was sponsored by the prominent New York Hotel […]


Gabreski’s Thunderbolt. HobbyBoss 1/48

by Emmanuel on September 17, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Hello This is the Hobbyboss’s P47D in the Easy Assembly range. I was so curious to see what it could be done with 30 pieces of plastic. Finally, it look fine (to my humble opinion) and allow to spent more […]


Tamiya 1/48 Sherman Firefly Ic

by Scott Nelson on September 16, 2014 in Armor -- 16 Comments

This is my seventh completed model this year. I painted it with Vallejo acrylics and weathered it with a mix of Vallejo colors, enamels, oils and powders. The kit was a very fun build. Construction only took me two evenings […]


The little Woodie from H#@%*

by Frank Cronin on September 16, 2014 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 23 Comments

This is a study of what not to ever do and I did it. I almost took a trip to the GG Bridge, not for me, but to thrown this POS over the side and into the Bay. I got […]


iModeler July Awards

by Bernd Müller on September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 35 Comments

Hi, received my award today. Thank you for voting, all the kind comments, not only for this particular model. The idea to share my hobby here on iModeler is pure fun, thank you:-) Cheers Bernd