F2G Super Corsair Racer Kit Bash

by George Tufnail on November 27, 2012 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

This was one of my first forays into AMS and kit bashing. I started with a Special Hobbies 1/48 F2G Racer, and added the wings from an Academy 1/48 F4U-1A, because I wanted the flaps down, and I wasn’t about […]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Little Freddie”

by Erik Muntzing on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Hello all, First off, an introduction. I’m currently a senior in high school and I have been modeling for a year and a half. In that time I have ruined a few models but have also pumped out quite a […]

1/48 AMT Tigercat F7F-3N

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 4 Comments

Hi again- sorry for the multiple posts tonight- I only have now to do these. I took the AMT F7F, converted it using the HiTech resin parts, Obscureco props (the kit ones are, well.. backwards), and Squadron canopies, and finally […]

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 IL-2 Shturmovik

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation

I saw a profile of this aircraft- yeah I know- you should use photos not someone’s idea of a photo, but I couldn’t resist- it was the only image I could find of a cannon toting IL-2! I used Scale […]

Taifun Season

by Bryan W. Bernart on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 3 Comments

Eduard 1/48 Weekend Ed.

Hobbycraft 1/48 Ju-88- with a LOT of changes

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation

Hi all, I got the Hobbycraft 1/48 Ju-88 unaware of all its issues! I had the support of a lot of online modelling contacts to help me fix this sow’s ear! Spare props from a Dragon Ju-88, metal gear legs […]

48th Scale Monogram F-18

by Jack Mugan on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 6 Comments

This was an early Monogram kit and featured the fuselage split horizontally. I sanded off all the panel lines and drew them back in with pencil. I wanted to see if I could use the low-vis scheme and still make […]

Strv 122

by Editor on November 26, 2012 · in Armor — 3 Comments

Here’s a little blast from the past, Swedish Strv 122 created using the Tamiya Leopard 2A5 kit and the HKCW convertion. Built by Anders Isaksson ( @aisak ) and shared here with his permission. A complete build-up article of this […]

48th Scale War Weary Tigercat

by Jack Mugan on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

Yes it did look that bad and I have the photo I used for reference. I started out looking for a different way to do a black scheme and found this shot in Squadron’s book on the Tigercat. I added […]

Revell 1/32nd F-4 Phantom

by Craig Abrahamson on November 26, 2012 · in Aviation — 1 Comment

Yes…a Revell kit – salvaged from the “Shelf of Doom”. As with the vast majority of my builds, this aircraft represents no particular rendition of an actual type flown, nor does the ‘load-out’ necessarily reflect any “accuracy”. I simply constructed […]