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1/32 VF-11 F-8c

by Rob Colvin on November 30, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Fisher conversion added. Ce MB Mk5 Seat, Eduard color etch, Mr. Color and Floquil paints. Flame holder was scratched, and I did the center wing myself by removing the hump and filling/ reshaping with Magic Sculpt. I was not fond […]

Fisher 1/32 F9F-5 Panther

by Rob Colvin on November 30, 2012 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Built OOB….just like the F9F-8 Cougar a fantastic resin kit!!! Paint was Mr Color, and gloss was Mr Color out of the rattle can. Thanks, Rob

Stallion51 in Kissimmee, FL [edit – add photos]

by Craig Abrahamson on November 30, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

On one of my visits to http://www.warbirdadventures.com, I was told of another outfit called http://www.stallion51.com just down the tarmac. I wandered down there and asked if I could take a few photos. The folks there were kind enough to allow […]

3 to cure a 3 year hiatus

by Ben Hietbrink on November 30, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

It’s been 3 years since I last indulged in my obsession, I mean hobby. I decided to make up for lost time by bulding 3 at a time. They are almost done, apart from the aerial wires, some weathering and […]

A Sewart Seacraft 50′ Crewboat

by Bill Bailey on November 30, 2012 · in Uncategorized — 9 Comments

Back in the last century I worked on boats exactly like this in the Gulf of Mexico. For years I’ve wanted to convert the Monogram Swift Boat back into what it came from – a Sewart Seacraft 50′ crewboat, I […]

1/48th Cyber Hobby Bf-110D3

by Walt Babst on November 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

I recieved this kit as payment for a brake job from a good friend. I built it out of the box as a review for our local club’s news letter. Overall it was a blast to build, with excellent overall […]

1/48 Otaki F6F-3N

by Dan DeSilva on November 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

This is the Otaki 1/48 F6F-3 with a Hasegawa F6F-5N cockpit and radome. The canopy is a vacuformed replacement and the decals are Superscale. The underwing insignia is hand painted around the radome. I enjoyed working on this as the […]

1/48 Hobbycraft F9F-2 with adjustments

by Dan DeSilva on November 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Here is my Hobbycraft F9F-2, with a new nose section- the Monogram F9F-5 forward fuselage (with canopy) suitably shortened to fit the correct length of the F9F-2. I also used Monogram wing tip tanks. I built the kit as one […]

Major Don Schmenk’s F-100

by Gary Brantley on November 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

This is the venerable Monogram 1/48th North American F-100. The kit was given to me by retired Air Force Major Don Schmenk. The plane has the markings of the Hun that Schmenk flew in Vietnam. I had the kit for […]

Lockheed Model 9 Orion 1/48 AMT conversion

by Eric aka The Yankymodeler on November 29, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

I can’t quite remember when this was completed,I’m pretty sure sometime before 1985. The subject is the Lockheed model 9 Orion which shared a number of components with the more well known Vega. I started with the venerable AMT Lockheed […]