Three Hasegawa 1/32 P-26As, using the Yellow Wings Decals sheets for the 17th Pursuit Group when based at March Field in summer of 1935 shortly after their delivery from the factory. Modelers should note that these P-26As all had the […]
The machine was built from the 1:48 Hasegawa kit, the white crosses, as well as the boundary lines are taped off and sprayed. The German Kubelwagen comes from Tamiya, the characters are from ICM.
Here’s my small dio/vignette featuring Tamiya’s JSU-152. It’s intended to depict the Soviets advancing through Berlin in early April 1945, right before the end of the war. The JSU-152 was built OOB. It’s a wonderful kit that goes together very […]
Here’s my Tamiya M51 Super Sherman. The kit was built OOB (out-of-box) with no extras added. This kit goes together very well (it’s a Tamiya after all, right?). No fit issues, no putty, just shake the box, add some glue […]
The December contest has come to a successful end; it is my pleasure today to announce our new monthly winner. This time, a total of 229 modeling articles were uploaded to the headlines, bringing over 1100 user comments. Great modeling […]
After seeing the video of the restored Mosquito, KA114 posted by the editor, I thought I would post my Mosquito build here. I don’t build much British, but I do love the Mosquito and think that it is one of […]
Here’s a short video workshop on natural metal finishes with Jay Laverty at the Lier convention 2010, in which Larry demonstrates how to achieve a mirror-like metal finish with Alclad.
This kit was built almost out of the box and went together without much assistance from me, the only additions being some light riveting, p/e belts, and brake lines from wire. Paints are Floquil RLM 04 Yellow, 76 Lichtblau, 81 […]
All from the Monogram kit. The SB2C-1 is the Accurate Miniatures release, corrected to be an SB2C-1 (what they provided was kinda/sorta an SB2C-1C), with 4 50s in the wings, the rear glass in the pilot’s canopy, correct 3 blade […]
This is a nice little kit, and a reasonable build. First painted green/black, then oversprayed with tones of white, then grubbed up more than I am usually comfortable with. I also used an Eduard Color Zoom Interior that I found […]