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1/35 stuart and sherman

by jeff stewart on February 19, 2013 · in Armor — 5 Comments

the stuart is the afv club. sherman is the testors limited edition, you know the one in the huge box!

1/35 us halftrack m2a1 dragon smartkit

by jeff stewart on February 19, 2013 · in Armor — 3 Comments

great kit. lotta fun.

1/35 jagdpanzer IV

by jeff stewart on February 19, 2013 · in Armor

this was the testors limited edition kit. when i first opened the huge box i was really thrown off by the dark green brittle looking sprues . it built up into a rather decent looking example, with just a little […]

ТОКО 1:72 Nieuport 11 Bebe

by Korolev Vlad on February 19, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Nieuport pilot 22th corps detachment AG Mikhailova, summer 1918. At the time of construction of the model was the information that the aircraft is painted with aluminum paint. But now it turned out that he was a natural linen color.

Roden 1:72 Fokker D.VII Du doch nicht!!

by Korolev Vlad on February 19, 2013 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Choosing a prototype for modeling and stopped at one of the best fighters of the First World-Fokker D.VII. With the choice of the pilot did not doubt for a long time, it is Ernst Udet, and of all his sevens […]

academy 1/48 f-16c

by jeff stewart on February 18, 2013 · in Aviation

this plane was done early, painted with tamiya shakers, since the model had already been painted, i tried my hand at post-shading. literally the first time i used the airbrush, other than a quick test on the side of the […]

1st lt. james t. mcrainey 36 missions

by jeff stewart on February 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

the following are just some of the pics from the personal jounal of one of the bravest men i have ever met. james t. mcrainey is my nieghbor, thats him in middle in the first pic. he flew 36 missions […]

SO3E SEAHAWK 1/48th Czech Model

by John Jeffers on February 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

I started with a 1/48th scale Czech Model Curtiss SO3C Seamew S.O.B. (Straight Out of Box) then thought Hmmm What If… The Warhawk nose came from my own “Davis Monthan bone yard” Otaki Curtiss P-40-E Warhawk. I hacksawed off the […]

Trumpeter 1/32 F4U-1D Corsair

by James Kelley on February 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

*This is a re-post of an article I did many years ago, when I started writing “review” articles for a large, international modeling society, and before I became jaded with the entire process. Sadly, I cannot find but 2 photos […]

1/48 eduard f6f-5n hellcat profipack

by jeff stewart on February 18, 2013 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

this plane was painted pre-airbrush using tamiya shaker cans, which work great but smell like chemical death! luckily, only one color to paint , dark usn blue. first time i had the pleasure and aggravation of using eduard photoetch.the kit […]