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1/48 HobbyBoss Early F4U-4

by Jim Sullivan on March 15, 2017 · in Aviation — 28 Comments

More often than not I now find myself building a model based on some photo that grabs me. Such is the case with this Corsair build. I used the HobbyBoss F4U-4 with the curved windscreen or as HobbyBoss calls it, […]

SAAF F 51 Mustangs over Korea

by Morne Meyer on March 15, 2017 · in Photo Collections — 25 Comments

War broke out in Korea on 25 June 1950 and on 4 August 1950 the South African government announced its intention to place an all volunteer squadron at the disposal of the UN. On 25 September 1950, 2 Squadron “Flying […]

1/72 Super Model Cant Z 506

by Joe Caputo on March 14, 2017 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

This is another old one from the stash. While several versions can be built from this kit, I tried to choose what I thought was the most colorful. I enjoyed the build, and thought the little research I did, most […]

Lockheed P 38E F4 Lightning, A55-3, 1 PRU RAAF Coomalie NT 1943.

by Allan J Withers on March 14, 2017 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

1/72 Airfix, I modified the nose, fitted brass tube and wire to the prop’s, added antennae and just enough weight for it to sit, finished in Polly Scale acrylics and MM enamels with MM acrylics over Daves decals, Aussie and […]

Noorduyn Norseman, A71-6, 4 Communications Unit RAAF Archerfield Qld 1945.

by Allan J Withers on March 14, 2017 · in Aviation — 20 Comments

1/72 Matchbox, almost OOB, I replaced the intermediate wing struts with sprue, replaced the engine and fitted 0.010″ brass tailplane bracing wires, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Aussie and Ventura decals from the […]

Duryee’s Zouave

by Scott Nelson on March 13, 2017 · in Figures — 20 Comments

One of my larger figures, this is Warriors Scale Models’ 120 mm Officer, 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, Duryee’s Zouaves. This is a resin figure, except for the sword. I modified the figure slightly by adding the sword and re-sculpting […]

Tamiya 1/48 Ki-61i Hien

by Frank Steffens on March 13, 2017 · in Aviation — 22 Comments

Here is Tamiya’s 1/48th Scale Hi-61I Hien finished as “Blue 24”, Captain Teruhiko Kobayashi’s mount from February to April, 1945. Of the six victories depicted by the kill marks, one is for ramming a B-29. The 244th Flight Group at […]

Norm!

by Scott Nelson on March 12, 2017 · in Figures — 5 Comments

Continuing the building of my model archive, today I present my Elite Miniatures Norman knight in 54 mm. It’s a metal casting. I used oils for the entire figure. The shield and tunic design are made up. That’s the beauty […]

1/35 Tamiya Panzer IV Ausf. J, Sd.Kfz. 161/2

by Louis Gardner on March 12, 2017 · in Armor — 23 Comments

Here’s an older build of mine. It’s Tamiya kit number 35181, and uses the kit decals from an “Unknown” German Armor unit. This model was built using Dragon individual track links and the crew members were sourced from the kit, […]

Harrier Gr.7 – ZG-501 (1996)

by Christian Ristits on March 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Dear Mates, here my recent finished build, a Harrier Gr.7 from Eduards Ltd. Edition. I have to say that this kit was my personally nightmare, I had a lot of troubles with it (was not always the fault of the […]