RCAF Sabre Mk. 6 – Kinetic 1/32

by Tom Cleaver on September 26, 2013 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

The Kinetic 1/32 F-86F done as an early RCAF Sabre Mk. 6 (hard leading edge wing) with Harold Offield’s cockpit set and Leading Edge decals (which include the resin “sugar scoops” that are the visual difference between a Sabre 6 [...]

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1/72 KP Convair XFY-1 “Pogo”

by Joe Caputo on September 26, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

No floats ! Not much “landing gear”, either. Basically this was a simple little kit, with not much detail. No major fit problems, but not much to look at when you’re done. I felt that it filled an interesting void [...]


48th Scale Monogram F-102

by Jack Mugan on September 25, 2013 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Just wrapped up one of my club project commitments. Our club is working on a ongoing display of aircraft as they relate to Florida. Our plan is to use the collection to represent our club when asked to display at [...]


Yamaha YZF R1

by Richard Mcstay on September 24, 2013 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 14 Comments

Hi everyone, this is my Yamaha R1. It’s a Tamiya 1:12 kit, and the kit had been sat in my wardrobe still in the box for about ten years! It was originally the Taira racing kit but I haven’t really [...]


Trumpeter Hurricane Mk IIc Trop 213 sqd.

by Paul Wilsford on September 24, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I received this kit from a friend a while back and I started it then. That was about a year or so ago. Since then I lost some pieces, had a really bad time with my skills on the pit [...]


GI Joe’s Toys Into Art

by Mike Maynard on September 24, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 7 Comments

First off, I had nothing to do with these exceptional figures. The workmanship is so good I want to share it with our group. Since I can’t model a decent figure, in any scale, these G I Joe upgrades blew [...]


1/24 (or 1/25) Revell ’53 Corvette Roadster

by Joe Caputo on September 23, 2013 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 7 Comments

For those expecting another seaplane, surprise ! This is the Revell ’53 Corvetter Roadster, (the instructions do not clearly give the scale) which I’ve wanted to do since I saw the Panamericana version was an option. This was the first [...]


Monogram TBD Devastator

by Craig Abrahamson on September 23, 2013 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Next off the old Monogram ‘assembly’ line is the Devastator. I had built one some time back as the torpedo version, so I opted to assemble this one with the (100lb.?) bombs. Again, the previous build was open canopy, therefore, [...]


Coulda been a contender-Trumpeter’s so close 1/32 P-40B….

by Bill Koppos on September 22, 2013 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

So close….it almost looks like a P-40B. That beautiful, pointed-nosed Curtiss fighter, the best looking of the line, and bearer of the “Sharkmouth” to perfection. BUT something is wrong here, looked at from the front low, it’s best angle, that [...]


Time for some Sci-Fi When Worlds Collide

by Mark Fidler on September 22, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 10 Comments

This is the Pegasus kit of the Space ship from the movie When Worlds Collide. It was a great 50′s movie. The kit goes together very nicely and comes with the base and launch ramp there is a photo etch [...]