Pro-Modeler 1/48 F-86D Dog Sabre

by Tom Bebout on March 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

The North American F-86D was and attempt to produce a transonic all weather interceptor with a search radar. All guns were dropped in favor of a retractable under-fuselage tray that carried 24 unguided Mk.4 rockets. Though based on the F-86 […]

Avia S-199

by neil foster on March 8, 2013 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

Here are some shots of my Academy 1/48 Avia S-199 built a couple of years ago.I removed the wing flaps and ailerons in order to position them in a more lifelike way and added a few details inside the office […]

My version of a big Japanese girl….

by Bill Koppos on March 7, 2013 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

J2M3 Raiden, Hasegawa’s new 1/32 effort, done last year. A marvelous kit, a real box-shaker. Built OOB, spent more time on the cockpit “good luck doll’ than the paint job. Looking forward muchly to Hasegawa’s upcoming NIK2 Shiden hopefully later […]

1/32 Ford Deluxe Staff Car

by jeff stewart on March 7, 2013 · in Automotive — 10 Comments

This is the very cheap, very poorly engineered Lindberg 40′ Ford Deluxe. I bought this kit about 1 1/2 years ago for a mere $4 mainly because it was 1/32. Upon opening the box and seeing just how crappy it […]

1/35 Tamiya M1A1 with mineplow

by jeff stewart on March 6, 2013 · in Armor — 10 Comments

i promise I’m workin’ on a couple flying things!

1/35 Tamiya M10 Tank Destroyer

by jeff stewart on March 6, 2013 · in Armor — 4 Comments

I had alot of fun with this one! The reddish mud is a little stark, but I always liked the sharp contrast. I tried a lttle color modulation on this one, It turned out okay. All you plane guys hatin’ […]

Revell 1:32, Kawanishi N1K1-j Shiden “George”

by Ulrich Schütt on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Hello, This is the very old Revell N1K1 Shiden, I believe it’s produced in the late 70’s. Build the plane about a year ago, OOB adding only some seatbelts made of Evergreen and breaklines. Everything is painted with Tamiya acrylics, […]

1/48th Monogram Spad

by Craig Abrahamson on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

I guess you could call this a “what-if” (or some may call it a WTF). I used the ‘greeting card’ method of camo – albeit probably not a true replication of an actual SEA pattern [but who knows?]…take an old […]

1/48 Eduard Messerschmitt Bf-110 E2 Trop

by Tolga ULGUR on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 13 Comments

This is 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf-110 E2 trop finished few years ago with the markings of 7./ZG 26 in Libya during 1942. The kit is Messerschmitt Bf 110 Royal Class from Eduard.This was built OOB except for the exhausts from Quickboost […]

Trumpeter 1/48 Attacker

by neil foster on March 6, 2013 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

To get back to my two main interests ie anything Israeli and post war fleet air arm here is my rendition of the Supermarine Attacker from Trumpeter.Two problems with this kit , the first being the canopy which should have […]