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Building The “Double Hun” in 48th scale.

by Jack Mugan on December 24, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

It has been 30 years or so since I built the Monogram F-100D “Super Sabre”, one of my favorite airplanes and one of my favorite models. I still have it in the display case after all these years. Several years […]

ProModeler P-47N

by Stephen W Towle on December 24, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Monogram continued their line of P-47’s by doing the N model with engraved panel lines that are sharp on wings and soft on fuselage and Ok on the tail. In other words there is some in consistency of the last […]

Rest Models 1/48 I-5

by Maxim Bylkin on December 24, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

Continue with Soviet aircraft) – now the Polikarpov I-5. Resin model is not new, and therefore rare. Going a little worse than I-3, and the quality is the same casting is excellent. Enjoy all the viewing.

1/48 Tamiya A6M3 Type 32

by Keith Gabriel on December 24, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

This kit is certainly showing it’s age as the detail is very limited and its very basic when compared with today’s releases from Tamiya or Hasegawa. The engine is only half molded, and the kit is an odd mix of […]

1/48 ICM P-51B

by Keith Gabriel on December 24, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

This is ICM’s knock off of the Tamiya kit. It is so close that the parts are virtually interchangeable. However that is where all similarities end. This kit is nowhere nearly as well engineered as the Tamiya kit and given […]

1/48 Tamiya Bf-109E-7 Trop

by Bryan W. Bernart on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

Of JG.27, somewhere in the North African desert.

B-26 “Mild and Bitter” Monogram 1/48

by Billy Smith on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

Most of the shopping I do for my planes is on a website named hobbylinc considering the closest hobby store is an hour away but as I was in this hobby store that is an hour away I stumbled upon […]

1/32 Trumpeter P-47C-2 Thunderbolt

by Tom Cleaver on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 9 Comments

Trumpeter’s P-47D razorback modified to a P-47C-2 (mostly involved getting the lower two cowling flaps removed and replaced as cowling), done as my friend Steve Pisanos’ airplane circa late July/early August 1943. (Thanks to Mike Grant for doing the 1/32 […]

Malta’s 1000th – Hasegawa 1/48th Mk.Vb/trop Conversion

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 2 Comments

Another Mk.Vb converted to ‘c’. Changes and add-ons same as for the one posted earlier for Beurling’s ‘UF-S’, only real difference is large cannon bulges and the model was painted dark grey in accordance with the recollections of Laddie Lucas […]

Malta Spitfire- Hasegawa 1/48th Mk.Vb/trop Conversion

by Erik Wade Whipple on December 23, 2012 · in Aviation — 7 Comments

This model was converted to a Mk.Vc by replacing filling, sanding, and rescribing the wings. A lot. It features Ultracast exhausts, propeller & spinner, wheels, and seat w/Sutton harness. Paints were mixed from Floquil military flats and the decals came […]