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Me109-E4

by Bernard Wylie on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

My first completed model in 30 years, it’s not 100% accurate and I’ve yet to add the aerial but I’m happy with how it turned out. Airfix 1:48 club Me109 kit with Eduard PE and after market decals, airbrushed with […]

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Wingnut Wings 1:32 Albatros DV.a

by Emeterio de la Iglesia Blanco on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

This is my first WWI model in 1:32 scale. The kit is superb, however I added some scratch built on the engine. Rigging was made of monofilament thread and scratch made turnbuckles. Painted with Gunze acrylics and weathered with oils. […]

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Tamiya 1:48th F4U-iD

by Ross McArthur on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

I took up the challenge of a few commission builds, for a chap who builds R/C. His mission brief was for reference kits in 1:48th of RNZAF a/c used in the PTO. Normally his preference was for moderate weathering. However, […]

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Trumpeter 1/350 USS San Francisco (CA-38)

by Tom Cleaver on November 27, 2012 · in Ships — 3 Comments

When I was an 18 year old sailor, I stood on the ruined bridge of USS San Francisco there in the park in the city whose name she bore, thinking to myself what might I have done had I been […]

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Trumpeter 1/350 HMS Hood

by Tom Cleaver on November 27, 2012 · in Ships — 3 Comments

So, what do you do when you haven’t built a ship model since you were in Junior High School (back in the early Triassic)??? Why, go out and get one of the most complicated kits ever, get all the photoetch […]

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WNW Albatros D.V

by Tom Cleaver on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation

Another great WNW kit, with Pheon Decals. Rowan invented the “fitted lozenge” decal WNW started using with their Pfalz D,XII. It makes doing a lozenge scheme totally easy.

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WNW Hansa-Brandenburg W.29

by Tom Cleaver on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation

One of the great Wingnut Wings kits, the first one to sell out (so where are all the other built-ups???) As with all the other WNW kits, commit the revolutionary act of actually reading the very good instructions and following […]

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Blackburn Roc

by Tom Cleaver on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

Built a few months ago (reviewed in detail at Modeling Madness), using the A2Zee conversion set for the Special Hobby kit (which had been sitting around since 2007 till I got this set which increased the interest level). The big […]

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Trumpeter 1/350 Scale HMS Hood

by George Tufnail on November 27, 2012 · in Ships — 3 Comments

I have considered this to be the most fun I have ever had building a model. No fiddley photo-etch, except the three or pieces that came with the kit, just open the box and go to town. The only real […]

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F2G Super Corsair Racer Kit Bash

by George Tufnail on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

This was one of my first forays into AMS and kit bashing. I started with a Special Hobbies 1/48 F2G Racer, and added the wings from an Academy 1/48 F4U-1A, because I wanted the flaps down, and I wasn’t about […]