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Tamiya 1/48 109E3 JG27

by Darren Dickerson on March 16, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Hi Everyone 1/48 Tamiya 109E3 JG27 Aeromaster Decals BOB The Beginning Part 2 Tamiya & Gunze Paints The 109 was built for a club BOB theme build. Really enjoyed building this model and plan to build a few more 109E’s […]

North American F-86E – Academy 1/72

by Ed Martin on March 16, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Academy – Hobby Models Kits F-86E Sabre 1/72 Scale Kit 1681 What a wonderful little kit, and a very nice example of simplicity, detail and value. The folks at Academy provide a neat package that includes a two-piece canopy, extended […]

Something Different

by AL HOFFMAN on March 16, 2013 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

The now defunct Western Pacific airlines was one of the first leasing their aircraft as “Flying Billboards”. They advertised mainly for casinos, cartoon shows & schools such as this one. This is Minicrafts’s 737-300 with Daco decals.

21st Century 1:32 scale, Macchi C.202 Folgore

by Ulrich Schütt on March 16, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

I build this kit last year, it’s a Machi C.205 Veltro converted into a Macchi C.202 Folgore. In my younger years (late ’80’s last century) I had build the 1:48 Tauro Models, Macchi C.202 Folgore and still have that plane. […]

StuG III

by D. Andrews on March 16, 2013 · in Armor — 6 Comments

Here is my first submission to this site : A Dragon StuG III. I built this one completely OOTB (Out Of The Box). The decals are from various other kits. and the victory rings on the gunbarrel are hand painted. […]

1/48 Academy F-111C

by Matt Mears on March 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Hey Guys, havent posted here in a while, have just finished this less than half an hour ago. This one has been dragging on longer than i wanted ! this was pretty much a test build as i have 3 […]

1/48 Hobby Craft F8F Bearcat Blue Angels

by Chris Sakowski on March 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

Since I posted a Thunderbirds picture I thought it might be fitting to post some Blue Angels. This is the 1/48 Hobby Craft Bearcat straight from the box. No added aftermarket. Nice little kit, but could use some more detail. […]

From the Dark Side

by AL HOFFMAN on March 15, 2013 · in Armor

This is a Revell of Germany 1/72nd Abrahms with resin stowage. Can’t beat R of G in braille scale armor. The markings are dry transfer. Just a touch of weathering.

Mr. Churchill’s tank…AFV Club 1/35 Infantry escort….

by Bill Koppos on March 15, 2013 · in Armor — 10 Comments

After TONS of fiddling I’m calling this done (except of course for the commander figure I’m still fooling with). AFV Club’s Churchill namesake is a great kit. When I saw the boxart of this new release, festooned with spare track […]

P-40E Build complete, my apologies for getting toothy again.

by Patrick Herrmann on March 15, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

Here is the final product! The completed subject of my P-40 build log in the WIP page. I’ve been in a toothy mood lately so I used Baracuda Cals representing Col. Scott’s aircraft. It’s finished with MM Acryls, “faded” with […]