Airfix Oldie

by AL HOFFMAN on June 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

This is a Vickers Vanguard in 1/144 scale. The Vanguard was the next evolution of the Viscount. It was deveolped to meet a requirement 100+ passenger seating. According to Wikipedia It entered into service in 1960 & the last one […]

Another 1/48 Hasegawa Fw-190A-4

by Tom Cleaver on June 5, 2013 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Another project from the stash of the modeler’s estate sale. This is what happens if you fail in your assignment to build everything in your stash: your wife puts them in the estate sale cheap and somebody like me comes […]

Tamiya 1/48th P-47 Razorback

by Craig Abrahamson on June 4, 2013 · in Aviation — 31 Comments

Well, despite the problem(s) encountered with the faux pas [dull] “Future” application and the attempt to remedy the ‘silvering’ situation, I think I’ll quit while I’m ahead. I now know that Pledge “multi-surface” is the product I need to look […]

iModeler May Awards

by Editor on June 4, 2013 · in Uncategorized — 13 Comments

Another month has passed and one can almost sense the anticipation pending the announcement of our mothly winners. So without further ado: here they are, carefully selected among the 145 articles added during the month. iModeler Best in Show – […]

NMF’s – the easy way….

by Craig Abrahamson on June 1, 2013 · in How-to — 15 Comments

As a follow-up to my reply in the comments of the post entitled “Soviet NMF Jets”, I’ve posted some of my examples as a testimony to the ease of employing this method. Here is the re-printed response: First, spray the […]

Progress on USS Wilkes

by Rob Anderson on June 1, 2013 · in Ships — 7 Comments

Lots of painting, lots more to go main colors are on for the Measure 22 scheme she wore from 44 (possibly late ’43) on through the end of the war. Need to do lots of touch ups, the Italeri Acrylics […]

Soviet NMF Jets

by Craig Abrahamson on June 1, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

This family of Russian aircraft includes the Mig-17, Mig-19 and Mig-21. They are all Trumpeter 1/32nd scale and are all finished with varying shades of Model Master “Buffable Metalizer” in the rattle cans, followed by a brushed-on coat of Future/Pledge […]

Academy 1/72 B-17F

by Tom Bebout on May 31, 2013 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

A couple of years ago I’m visiting my brother and sister-in-law and noticed she had displayed a photo of her deceased father and the crew of his B-17F Double Exposure. Bernard Brailer is in the second row, fourth man going […]

Revellogram 1\48 Hawker Typhoon

by steven a weinmann on May 31, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

Built for Normandy invasion nice old school kit

Dragon 1\48 Ho-229 Horten flying wing

by steven a weinmann on May 31, 2013 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

The Ho-229 is a nice kit built OOB a few months back nice interesting plane something different for a change adds to the Luftwaffe experimental collection