Scale Modelworld 2017 – Club Displays and SIG’s

by Boris Rakic on November 14, 2017 · in Show Reports — 6 Comments

This year’s show featured an incredible number of displays – according to the SMW website, 85 SIG’s, 94 IPMS branches and 27 clubs from 15 different countries participated! With such a huge amount of displays it is almost impossible to […]

‘…around the corner’

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 · in Diorama — 7 Comments

This is an old build. This diorama is nothing new. That’s because it is a smaller version of the first diorama(‘close contact’ diorama(posted here as well) I built some years ago, which I dismantled because of unsatisfactory reasons. But, I […]

Patriot Launcher Mount with Canister

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 · in Armor — 8 Comments

When I first started this project, back in 2007, I had only decided to do the Launcher part of the complete model. The concept was to do a Stand-Alone model of just the launcher part of the whole thing. Deciding […]

Just another bad day

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 · in Diorama — 10 Comments

The inspiration for this old(built in 2012) little vignette, comes from a photo I had seen on the net. I am sure it was taken in Afghanistan. So far this is my interpretation of such a scene of an IED […]

Scania Heavy Hauler 8x4x4 Combo

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 · in Automotive — 14 Comments

The tractor unit is mostly heavily modified from two kits and some minor scratch building. I also added a 99% scratch built trailer based on two different trailers from pics off the net and from one in my area. So […]

Close Contact

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 · in Diorama — 8 Comments

This diorama was scratch built diorama built back in 2014. The scale is 1/35. The dio is pretty much done for the exception of one more figure to be added. The last figure will be a boy pointing to the […]

Some military models

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 · in Armor — 8 Comments

These models were built many years ago. I do not have them any more. The LAVIII was 70% scratch built and heavily modified from a Trumpeter stryker kit, long before there was a kit available. The PLS was also 80% […]

Preview: Airfix 1/48 P-51D

by Tom Cleaver on November 13, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

Kit arrived Friday, took five careful hours to assemble without filler. Done OOB other than used Tamiya decals from the “8th AF Aces” release to do Bud Anderson’s “Old Crow” ID stripes, invasion stripes, personal markings). They fit the kit […]

1/35 Tamiya Merkava

by Eric Salazar on November 13, 2017 · in Armor — 10 Comments

Just finished my 1/35 Tamiya Merkava 1. Eduard PE, shackles and tow cable were aftermarket sourced. Paint used was Gunze and Tamiya acrylics.

Seats please….

by Rob Anderson on November 13, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 5 Comments

Continuing with my Devastator, it became apparent that the seats were not going to cut it. They are actually ok, very good for the era, but I chose to scratch build the pilots and radio operators seats, I’m still deciding […]