Building the Midget from Revell
By Jack Mugan
I have always had a soft spot for the midget race cars ever since I was a kid. Seeing them roar around the dirt tracks, the drivers fighting the wheel, rear ends hanging out and dirt flying every[...]
Recently there appears to be a lot of interest in this kit, which first appeared in 2004, with lots of commentary about its problems, with several afttermarket gurus coming to the rescue with lots of high-priced resin. Back in 2004, there was n[...]
I wanted to do something a little different than most other Revell Venturas I've been seeing, so I thought "outside the box", as it were, and came up with this: not really a "civilianized" Ventura, although all armament has been removed, but mor[...]
This is a Revellogram kit built straight from the box. It was painted with Humbrol enamels and the kit decals for a VFA-113 USS Independence 1990 cruise (Desert Shield) example were used. This is the 3rd example of this kit I've built over [...]
Hobby Boss kit built OOB. Zots decals.
Just finished, Hasegawa's venerable 1/48 Zero A6M2. This is the newest boxing, Zero "Super Ace" that features a resin figure, of Testuzo Iwamoto, supposedly the 2nd highest scorer of the IJN. This guy flew from China to War's end. 3 planes he fl[...]
Built this one about ten or so years ago. As always, I started out with the intention of a quick build but the next thing you know, it just got away from me. The trailer is an old Italeri piece that had been sitting in a spares box since the 1[...]
More examples of some exquisite mud, dirt, grime and rusty metal seen today at the armor tables of the 08-Open contest in Stockholm.
Continuing our coverage of the weekend's modeling venue Stockholm, here are some highlights from the armor categories...
This is my first post on iModeler. I've been on an "Axis Kick" as of late-I’ve got 7 different 1/32nd scale models going right now: Bf 109 E-4/7, G-2, K-4, FW 190 A-4, D-9 Ki-84, Ki-61 (Yes I suffer from Modeling ADHD!). Since I enj[...]