OOB build with the kit decals, but without the Korean war stripes. Roundels were out of register and I printed some as I couldn’t find suitable replacements.
I’m not sure what i can say about the Tamiya F4F that hasn’t already been said by others. It marked Tamiya’s return (in a BIG way) to the 48th scale aircraft segment, it filled a ginormous gap in WWII Naval […]
I had this idea, building an aircraft with the landing gear transitioning from down to up, rolling around upstairs for a couple of years (about the time I started building this model). I wasn’t sure how to go about how […]
These kits were straight out of the box except the decals, they are from Warbird Decals. The P-51C is from the 302nd FS, 332nd FG Tuskegee Airmen “INA The Macon Belle” Pilot 1st Lt. Lee “Buddy” Archer and the P-51D […]
I just love the Tamiya 1/48 Mustang kits. They go together so well. I found all the decals to do Bud Anderson’s Old Crow set. Just need to add the P-39 and the F-105D Old Crow II. I did these […]
As designers will tell you, if it looks right, it is right. Well, the North American F-86 Sabre just really looks right. Really right. With its sleek swept wings the Sabre was an elegant warplane. North American had started the […]
My first post here on imodeler. I’m not up to the standard of most modelers here…….but here is my Revell P-47, finished in Alclad paints with the kit decals.
This is the Otaki Hellcat, now a good 37-38 years old. It was one of the first kits with engraved detail, and if you are careful with the attachment of the wings (which will need a bit of putty) and […]
This is the Monogram 1/48 Devastator straight from the box except aftermarket decals and I swiped a dual 30 cal. for the rear gunner out of an Accurate Miniatures SBD-5. Always wanted to do a Torpedo 8 aircraft, and I […]
Ever since I saw the movie “The McConnell Story” with Alan Ladd I wanted to do his aircraft. This is the old monogram kit. Very nice kit but not as good as the newer ones out now. but back in […]