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1/32 Revell F4F-4 Wildcat, Lt Cdr John Thatch, VF-3 USS Yorktown, Midway June 4, 1942

by Louis Gardner on November 29, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Tonight’s article is about a 1/32 scale Wildcat model that I built just before the Ki-43 in my previous post. It’s the Revell re-boxing of the old Monogram kit, (which I think in turn was originally a Revell release back […]

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1/32 Hasegawa “Oscar” Ki-43 II Otsu 77th Sentai

by Louis Gardner on November 26, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Tonight is an article about a model that I built about 10 years ago. It’s Hasegawa kit number 08053. It was a really nice kit to build. Simple and easy to construct, with enough detail to keep you happy. The […]

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Arrrrgh she be done!

by Rob Anderson on November 18, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Fredrick “Big Jim” Streig was one of the original member’s of “Blackburn’s Irregulars” The Jolly Rogers of VF-17. Born in Sacramento California he earned his wings of gold and was commissioned as an Ensign October 1, 1942. He was with […]

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Hawker’s Tempest V from Special Hobby in 1/32nd.

by Tony Prince on November 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

An excellent kit which however needs care & adherence to the instructions! Parts fit is excellent as is surface detailing & all the little bits in the cockpit & undercarriage. I found the instructions a bit confusing at times but […]

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1/32 Focke-Wulf FW-190D

by John Healy on November 8, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is the Hasegawa kit built basically out of the box. The decals came from an Aeromaster sheet, seat belts are from Eduard. I don’t build a lot of Luftwaffe subjects and used 25 year old tins of Xtracolor German […]

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Eduard 1/32 Messerschmitt BF109E-3

by Michael Booth on November 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

I picked this kit up over a year ago at a model show. Being the profi-pack you get the nice editions Eduard gives you, photoetch, masks and schemes for five Luftwaffe aircraft. The plastic is nice and detailed as always, […]

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Introductions

by Rob Pollock on October 25, 2016 in Diorama -- 42 Comments

This Great War diorama uses Wingnut Wings’ 1/32 Roland D.VIb, with a British (Royal Artillery) Major from Tommy’s War, and Elan 13’s German Hussar pilot. The figures are grounded with Vallejo acrylics and finished with artist oils. The base is […]

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1/32 Scale Silver Wings Gloster Gladiator Mk 2, SAAF, 1940

by Marc Barris on October 19, 2016 in Aviation -- 38 Comments

This is a kit that I have wanted to build for a long time, I want to try and build as many 1/32 SAAF Aircraft as I can, so this Gladiator was one kit that I had to have, I […]

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Corsair build, some tips, and what a great fit

by Rob Anderson on October 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

First, the beer. I am not in general fond of Pumpkin beers, especially ones from larger breweries. As often as not it is like they tried to stuff a pie in a bottle with some alcohol. But here in the […]

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Engine, engine, number……..

by Rob Anderson on September 28, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Small update on the Corsair, as has been noted elsewhere the engine is not quite the correct version for an F4U-1A, but it is close enough once enclosed in the cowling. I did add a prop control from the Vector […]