Fairey AS 5 Firefly, N1-VX-385, 817 Sqn RAN HMAS Sydney 1951.

by Allan John Withers on April 12, 2016 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

1/72 Special Hobby, my first Firefly, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in Model Master, Xtracolor X5, enamels with Halo decals, Future and Xtraflat


CAC CA 30 MB 326H Macchi, A7-014, Roulettes, CFS RAAF East Sale Vic 1981.

by Allan John Withers on April 12, 2016 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

1/72 Supermodel, my first Macchi, with Pavla MB WY6AM seats, I added some detail to the cockpit, modified the nose wheel, tail bump and jet pipe, finished in Model Master, Tamiya X6 over Floquil reefer orange enamels, Roodecal and Future. […]


iModeler March Awards

by Editor on April 11, 2016 · in Uncategorized — 14 Comments

Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective – a look back at some of the notable March additions at iModeler. Altogether, 110 new articles were posted to our headlines during the period, prompting no fewer than 1360 comments. […]


The Batmobile

by Robert Royes on April 11, 2016 · in Sci-fi — 8 Comments

This I did way back when the 1980’s Batman was popular, this is the ’60s version. I used revel’s 1/24 Lincoln Futura kit, sheet plastic& filler, and after market wheels/tires. As it turns out there was a conversion kit available […]


DHA Vampire T 35, A79-637, Telstars, CFS RAAF East Sale Vic 1966.

by Allan John Withers on April 11, 2016 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

1/72 Airfix, my third Vampire, I fitted nav’ lights and antennae, finished in Model Master enamels with Future over kit and Daves decals.


Gloster F 8 Meteor, A77-875, Meteorites, 75 Sqn RAAF Williamtown NSW 1956.

by Allan John Withers on April 11, 2016 · in Aviation — 15 Comments

1/72 Xtrakit, my third Meteor, with Pavla MB1 seat, finished in Humbrol enamel 11, 19, Tamiya X14 and details in Model Master metalizers with Red Roo decals and Future.


Big Bertha is biiigggg

by Steven Davis on April 10, 2016 · in Armor — 6 Comments

What I’m working on at the moment. It’s Takom’s 1/35 scale WW1 artillery piece. Nice kit, fit is good, details are crisp. The stands all have holes in the tread plate molded all the way through. The kit is somewhat […]


Monogram 48th scale Skyraider

by Craig Abrahamson on April 10, 2016 · in Aviation — 27 Comments

This is the old boxing of Monogram’s “Tour of Duty” Skyraider (which I finally got a canopy for)…the kit had no decals, so I “winged” it (no pun intended). This was – if not painfully obvious – a ‘weekend build’, […]


TMF 2016 show (Tulsa Modelers Forum)

by Paul Wilsford on April 10, 2016 · in Show Reports — 10 Comments

It was one of our most attended shows in the last couple of years. There were tons of entries and if you were anywhere near Tulsa I am sorry that you missed it. I did get three kits that were […]


2 fords and a mercury

by mike redzinak on April 10, 2016 · in Automotive — 3 Comments

1969 ford galaxie 500 fastback 1970 ford ltd 1977 mercury grand marquis