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Tamiya 1/48 Focke Wulfe Fw-190 F-8, MTO, Italy WWII

by Chuck A. Villanueva on April 15, 2017 · in Aviation — 17 Comments

Finally able to post this build that was completed in January. Tamiya’s excellent Fw-190 F-8, in a desert Scheme of RLM 79/80/76. It was completed about the same time as the D-9 posted earlier, but delayed only because I had […]

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ITALERI 1:48 SPITFIRE Mk. IXc

by George Henderson on April 15, 2017 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

This was originally going to be the oddball “beer truck” version as shown on the box-top but investigation has led me to believe that this is now a myth at least as depicted by the aircraft shown. I have found […]

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Did I Tell You I Like Jugs?

by Scott Nelson on April 15, 2017 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

It took a week longer than I expected but, here’s the second of my 1/144 P-47D razorbacks from Platz. I think this one turned out a little better than the previous one. I had to do some reshaping on the […]

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NZ Firefly

by IAN JACKSON on April 15, 2017 · in Armor — 13 Comments

Almost two years since I last finished/posted an AFV build… Well as this is written it’s exactly five years since we moved here to NZ and by coincidence here’s a Kiwi subject. Tasca’s superb Sherman Firefly Vc with kit decals […]

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SNIPER FIRE

by Carl Christensen on April 14, 2017 · in Diorama — 23 Comments

This is the Acadamy Ontos (which is Latin for ‘the thing’ – & was affectionately refered to by the Marines as ‘the pig’) with HobbyFan USMC figures. The base is MiniArt. The Ontos was a cool build but has zero […]

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Eduard 1/48 Bf-109G-2

by Tom Cleaver on April 14, 2017 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

The Bf-109G in Finnish Service: During the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland obtained 24 Brewster B-239 fighters, which were the first completely-modern fighters to equip the air force. These were U.S. Navy F2A-1s, and became the first-line fighter after the […]

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HMS Victory – 750 Hours In

by Rob Pollock on April 14, 2017 · in Ships — 21 Comments

I thought I’d post a few WIP photos of HMS Victory, as I’m now 750 hours into the project. With the hull, deck and its accoutrements now complete, from now on, everything goes up/out from the decks. The cannonades and […]

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Have You got enough Comet at home?

by Gábor Szabó on April 14, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 10 Comments

Hi Everyone! This is my 1:72 DH.88 Comet collection as part of my “Grand plan” to collect all Macrobertson race participant airplane. Two of them are made from the old Airfix kit (with lot of modifications) and the green one […]

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Friday Briefing

by Rob Pollock on April 14, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 11 Comments

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German Battlecruiser SMS Seydlitz

by Ulf Lundberg on April 13, 2017 · in Ships — 13 Comments

Battlecruisers were a hybrid type of ship, invented by the British in 1906. They were designed to have the firepower of a battleship combined with the speed of a cruiser. To achieve this, the armor had to be reduced, which […]