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French Hellcat- 1/48 Hasegawa F6F-5

by Dan DeSilva on August 19, 2017 · in Aviation — 32 Comments

I have always wanted to build a French Hellcat, and years ago when i was able to get hold of some Model Art decals I set aside a Hasegawa 1/48 F6F-5 for this build. After some research, I noticed that […]

REVELL SURFITE

by Harry Brogan on August 19, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 8 Comments

This model was originally released in 1965. It is a real car that was designed over the Austin Mini frame by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth. The model was re-released in 1993 and then again in 2015 with new tooling and […]

Mitsubishi F1M2 Observation Seaplane Type 11

by Julian Shawyer on August 19, 2017 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

Hasegawa 1/48th scale Mitsubishi F1M2 Zero Observation Seaplane type 11 “Pete” With this kit I used the separate Photo-Etched parts set from Hasegawa. The set included, bracing wires, instrument panels, gunsights and bomb fins. The seat belts are from Eduard. […]

I actually finished something….Csaba 39 m

by Bill Koppos on August 18, 2017 · in Armor — 9 Comments

The 39M is a Hungarian armored car of early WW2. The 1/35 scale kit is from Hobby Boss, I never expected to see one of these from a mainstream molder, but it fits nicely in my armored car collection. My […]

It’s a Hawg !!

by Phil Steele on August 18, 2017 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

This has been a big project !! Now with some touch up’s and a clear coat, (and the Hawg decals) they’ll be ready for the owners to install their equipment.

Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on August 18, 2017 · in Photo Collections — 10 Comments

PBJ Walkaround

by Tom Cleaver on August 18, 2017 · in Photo Collections — 18 Comments

This is the last actual PBJ-1J (delivered as such from the North American factory) still in existence, now operated in flying condition by the CAF SOCAL Wing out at Camarillo Airport here in S.Calif. after a 23 year restoration.

SMS Dresden (1908) Revell 1:350

by Alfredo Cofré on August 17, 2017 · in Ships — 20 Comments

Hi, I want to present you my pride and joy, my SMS Dresden (1908) Revell 1:350. From wikipedia: “SMS Dresden (“His Majesty’s Ship Dresden”)[a] was a German light cruiser built for the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), the lead ship of […]

Airfix kit from 1953

by Michael Knights on August 17, 2017 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

Just thought you’d like to see what was surely one of the earliest plastic kits made…. the Spitfire Mark 1 in blue plastic ! My dilemma now is; do I take it out of the bag and make it, or […]

1/48 Monogram Messerschmitt Me-262 A1a, flown by 1. KG 51, WNr. 111625, “9K + FH”

by Louis Gardner on August 16, 2017 · in Aviation — 45 Comments

This is a golden oldie that I built shortly after my return to the hobby back in the mid to later 1990’s. Back then I didn’t have access to the internet, and I mainly relied on books that I had […]