Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Little Freddie”

by Erik Muntzing on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Hello all, First off, an introduction. I’m currently a senior in high school and I have been modeling for a year and a half. In that time I have ruined a few models but have also pumped out quite a […]


1/48 AMT Tigercat F7F-3N

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Hi again- sorry for the multiple posts tonight- I only have now to do these. I took the AMT F7F, converted it using the HiTech resin parts, Obscureco props (the kit ones are, well.. backwards), and Squadron canopies, and finally […]


Accurate Miniatures 1/48 IL-2 Shturmovik

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation

I saw a profile of this aircraft- yeah I know- you should use photos not someone’s idea of a photo, but I couldn’t resist- it was the only image I could find of a cannon toting IL-2! I used Scale […]


Taifun Season

by Bryan W. Bernart on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

Eduard 1/48 Weekend Ed.


Hobbycraft 1/48 Ju-88- with a LOT of changes

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation

Hi all, I got the Hobbycraft 1/48 Ju-88 unaware of all its issues! I had the support of a lot of online modelling contacts to help me fix this sow’s ear! Spare props from a Dragon Ju-88, metal gear legs […]


48th Scale Monogram F-18

by Jack Mugan on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

This was an early Monogram kit and featured the fuselage split horizontally. I sanded off all the panel lines and drew them back in with pencil. I wanted to see if I could use the low-vis scheme and still make […]

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Strv 122

by Editor on November 26, 2012 · in Armor — 3 Comments

Here’s a little blast from the past, Swedish Strv 122 created using the Tamiya Leopard 2A5 kit and the HKCW convertion. Built by Anders Isaksson ( @aisak ) and shared here with his permission. A complete build-up article of this […]


48th Scale War Weary Tigercat

by Jack Mugan on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

Yes it did look that bad and I have the photo I used for reference. I started out looking for a different way to do a black scheme and found this shot in Squadron’s book on the Tigercat. I added […]


Revell 1/32nd F-4 Phantom

by Craig Abrahamson on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

Yes…a Revell kit – salvaged from the “Shelf of Doom”. As with the vast majority of my builds, this aircraft represents no particular rendition of an actual type flown, nor does the ‘load-out’ necessarily reflect any “accuracy”. I simply constructed […]


Tamiya 1:48 A-1H Skyraider.

This is my A-1 Skyraider. Really it is a nice kit to build, it is out of the box except for the guns, made of hypodermic needles. Painted with Gunze acrylics and weathered with oils. Hope you like it! Best […]