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Matchbox/Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D Skyservant

by Joe Caputo on March 6, 2016 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

This was an old, simple Matchbox kit, that I threw together, for a change of pace. I thought a “civilian” paint scheme would look decent, compared to the other Skyservants I’ve done. It’s a decent kit for it’s age, and […]

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Airfix 1/72 Beaufighter TF X

by Tom Cleaver on March 6, 2016 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

Originally conceived as a heavy fighter development from the Bristol Beaufort torpedo bomber, the Bristol Type 156 was submitted to an RAF as an “interim” alternative to the Westland Whirlwind, which was experiencing development delays in 1937. Developed in accordance […]

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Tamiya 1/6 Scale Harley FLH Classic……POW/MIA Tribute Bike

by Harry Brogan on March 6, 2016 · in Automotive — 21 Comments

Well, yet another 1/6 scale bike. But I wanted to do something completely different. I went with the white frame….. And I chose to completely light this one with LED’s. Construction was the same as the other 1/6 scale that […]

Pictures of Americans in England in WWII

by George Williams on March 5, 2016 · in Uncategorized — 4 Comments

I thought some of you guys would be interested in this opening of a new Amerian section of the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, it includes some fascinating pictures as part of the exhibition: http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-35699521

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Mig-23 Part Deux. How to beat a dead horse

by George Johnson on March 4, 2016 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

Not trying to be repetitive here, but I shot some better photos of my 1/48 Trumpeter Mig-23.

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We get by with a little help from our friends………

by Ian Bartlett on March 4, 2016 · in Uncategorized — 10 Comments

Hi Everyone, This is Jess, one of our two cats, and yes, curiosity may well kill her one day……….. Whenever I am man caving she joins in, either trying to “help’ as she is in the picture (“what about pink […]

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Box scale oldies

by Robert Royes on March 3, 2016 · in Aviation — 20 Comments

Here are a pair of box scale oldies I recently completed, the A-5A Vigilante from Monogram and the A-3D Skywarrior from Revell, I tried tweaking both of them with a little detail. I used the kit decals from the A-5 […]

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1:48 Scale Eduard, F6F-5, “Hellcat”

by Frederick J Seitz III on March 3, 2016 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Not going to get in too much of a chat with this one, as I already have written about their F6F-3. Same build experience with this one. Great overall detail most of the time, and could be improved upon in […]

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Peugeot 206 WRC – We Are The Champions! Tamiya 1/24

by George Williams on March 3, 2016 · in Automotive — 21 Comments

Back to safe ground, four wheels, and wings for keeping it on the ground. This is Tamiya’s 1/24 kit of the Peugeot 206 World Rally Car which won both the drivers’ and manufacturers’ world championships in 2002. Having had much […]

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Monogram 1/48 A6M5 Zero

by Kipling Mitchell on March 3, 2016 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

The Monogram A6M5 Zero is a very simple model. It has no real cockpit detail, a one piece canopy, and you can see through it looking from below through the wheel wells, when the landing gear is down. But when […]