Guadalcanal Marine 75mm Pack Howitzer, @ October 1942

by Merrill Anderson on February 3, 2013 · in Armor — 8 Comments

The Howitzer is the excellent Vision Models injected kit, the figures are conversions of Dragon Guadalcanal Marines, with some Tamiya mortar crew parts. The sandbags are from Italeri, with epoxy putty blending. Painting is with acrylics, my firtst serious attempt […]

Announcing our January winners

by Editor on February 2, 2013 · in Uncategorized — 9 Comments

It is my pleasure today to announce the winning entries among the 123 articles submitted to iModeler during January. iModeler Best in Show – January 2013 The judges were unanimous: Honza Petr’s ( @honzapetr ) Aero L-29 Delfin shines with […]

1/48 Tamiya P-47 D30 “TuAF Thunderbolt”

by Tolga ULGUR on February 1, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Here is my recently (and freshly) finished model. This is 1/48 Tamiya P-47 D30 Thunderbolt with the markings of Turkish Air Force (TuAF). The base kit is Tamiya’s P-47 M . It is built OOB except for Eduard seat belts, […]

Hasegawa 1/48 A-7E Corsair II

by Jeff Brundt on February 1, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Here is my Hasegawa 1/48 A-7E ‘Valions’ . I had started this one back in ’06 or ’07 and when I got to the LE flaps I sort of ran out of steam with it so it sat on the […]

Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair – Ike Kepford

by Tom Cleaver on January 31, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

The kit itself is built OOB other than seat belts. The decals came from Cutting Edge and Aeromaster. I always find it suprising that airplanes as well-documented as VF-17’s leading ace Ike Kepford’s is keep turning up done wrong. Examining […]

Tiger I sPzAbt 503 Russia 1944

by Rob Anderson on January 31, 2013 · in Armor — 9 Comments

Well not to be a headline hog, but figured I’d add a Tank to the mix. I love armor as well.

My all time favorite build, Old Monogram Devastator.

by Rob Anderson on January 30, 2013 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Yellow Wings decals,fully rescribed and riveted, a lot of scratchbuilding in the interior, then just careful fitting and sanding to get a clean build. Haven’t seen the Great Wall one, but I think these old legacy kits are a lot […]

Tamiya McClaren M8

by Rob Anderson on January 30, 2013 · in Automotive — 6 Comments

Built shortly before I moved not a great kit, but fun and looks ok once done. Curbside for sure not much detail.

1/72 F-14A Tomcat

by Anders Isaksson on January 30, 2013 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

This is the Fujimi kit with Verlinden seats. The kit missile pylons did not fit very well and were exchanged for a set of pylons from the Hasegawa Tomcat. Also, Superscale decals were used to give this Tomcat the markings […]

Eduard 1/48 FW 190D 9 KG(J) 27 big tail. (Now with more pictures)

by Rob Anderson on January 29, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Last kit completed before I moved to Seattle, haven’t gotten my spot set up yet here to keep work going on my F-84.