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IPMS Race City Modelers April Meeting

by Bruce Lewerenz on April 25, 2017 · in News — 6 Comments

Here are pictures of the IPMS Race City Modelers club April meeting. We had 15 members attend in spite of the heavy rains in our area, which is still falling by the way. Hobby Town USA in Mooresville, NC where […]

North American B 25J Mitchell, A47-26, 2 Sqn 79 Wing RAAF Hughes NT 1944.

by Allan J Withers on April 25, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I thinned the cockpit armor plates, drilled the landing light lenses, corrected the nose gear door position and added some antennae wires, finished in MM enamels with Tamiya X22 + X21 over Aussie decals, built previous to 2004.

1/48 Macchi MC. 205

by John Healy on April 23, 2017 · in Aviation — 30 Comments

This is the Hasegawa kit from the mid 1990s. They did both the 202 and the 205 back in ’94-’95. I built the 202 straight away, and this one ripened in the stash for 22 years. I built it pretty […]

Roden 1/32 SPAD VII C.1

by Tom Cleaver on April 23, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

René Fonck, leading French ace of World War I with 75 victories, said that the introduction of the SPAD VII fighter “…completely changed the face of aerial warfare”. The SPAD S.VII C.1 was the first of a series of single-seat […]

Moson Model Show 2017 – Part 5 (automotive)

by Editor on April 23, 2017 · in Show Reports — 16 Comments

Let’s take a short break from aviation at the 2017 Moson Model Show and devote our attention to the automotive models on display. As usual please feel free to comment on your favorites. Don’t forget to check all the other […]

RAH-66 Comanche

by Richard Mcstay on April 23, 2017 · in Aviation — 14 Comments

Hi folks, just a quick build whilst I take a break from the big harrier currently on the bench. This is Revells 1/72 kit of the Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 prototype. I made an impulse buy for £8 at the local model […]

Tamiya German Field Commander, 1/16 scale

by Mike Still on April 23, 2017 · in Figures — 11 Comments

Tamiya has been making a fair bit of hard currency over the past couple of decades with their 1/16 scale series of plastic figure kits, and their German Field Commander offers a mix of good detail and marginal parts fit. […]

Moson Model Show 2017 – Part 4 (1/48 and 1/32 aircraft, contd.)

by Editor on April 23, 2017 · in Show Reports — 11 Comments

Concluding the review of 1/48 and 1/32 aviation modeling at the 2017 Moson Model Show, here’s a smaller gallery of biplanes. In the next part, we’ll be moving on to other model categories. Feel free to comment on and discuss […]

Bf-109G-6 Eduard Winter Camo 1/48

by Dionyssis Vakalas on April 23, 2017 · in Aviation — 15 Comments

Well this is my first post here and hopefully not the last . This is the Eduard kit ( the old one with the mistakes ) . Very nice and easy to build . I used the hairspray technique and […]

Douglas A 20G Boston, A28-60, 22 Sqn RAAF Noemfoor Island 1944.

by Allan J Withers on April 23, 2017 · in Aviation — 14 Comments

1/72 MPM, I modified a few things, upper turret guns hinge, added alloy foil to landing lights, tinned copper wire push rod tubes to engines, finished in MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over kit and Aussie decals from […]