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Accurate Miniatures SBD-3, “Dauntless”

by Frederick J Seitz III on January 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Hey Folks! This is a 1:48 scale, Accurate Miniatures SBD-3, “Dauntless”, that I built many years back. If I recall, it was right around the time the kit was released. This was a while back so bear with me. I […]

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Eduard 1/48 Albatros DV Déjà Vu

by Ruben A. Torres Borrego on January 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

It took longer than expected, but finally the second one is finished. Basicly it has the same modifications and improvements than the first one, just with a different scheme, a little more demanding with all those B/W stripes. Thank you […]

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Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair flown by Major “Pappy” Boyington VMF-214 Blacksheep, on January 3rd, 1944

by Louis Gardner on January 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

I just finished my first model of the new year. This is the final one of the three Corsairs that I started last year. These planes were from my very first posting here on Imodeler. I want to thank my […]

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Monogram 1:48 B-26/JM-1

by George Henderson on January 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 25 Comments

The U.S. Navy and Marines operated trainer/target tug Marauders as the JM-1 (equivalent to the AT-23B/TB-26C). My subject is JM-1, Bu No 66759 of VJ-12 serving in the Pacific. Puttied up the top turret hole and added a patch where […]

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Tamiya 1/48 F4F-4 Wildcat VMF-221

by Frank Steffens on January 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Here’s Tamiya’s 1/48th Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat in the colors of 1st Lt. James Swett of VMF-221 at Guadalcanal in 1942. Paint is Tamiya Acrylic thinned with Mr. Color Leveling Thinner. The National Insignias and “77”s were Montex masks. This was […]

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Tamiya 1/48th F4F-4 Wildcat VF-22

by Frank Steffens on January 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Tamiya’s 1/48th Scale F4F-4 Wildcat in the tri color scheme worn by VF-22 aboard the USS Independence, late 1942. Paint is Tamiya acrylics thinned with Mr. Color Leveling Thinner. Decals are from the kit and the only additions are some […]

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Tamiya 1/48th Fw190 D-9 Dora, Luftwaffe WWII ETO

by Chuck A. Villanueva on January 15, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

First completed model for the new year. Tamiya’s D-9 is an excellent kit. Straight forward build. Added just Eduard’s cockpit zoom set and Eagle Strike Decals for the scheme of RLM 82/83/76. Really like this late camo scheme the Germans […]

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He-111 Night Blitzer

by Ralph Clements on January 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Here is my recently finished He-111, done in the suggested ‘Blitz Version’ night scheme – This is the 1990’s Monogram 1/48 kit. The decals promptly fell apart on contact with water, but I cobbled some together from extras and thy […]

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M-109 S.P. Howitzer,1/48.

by Robert Royes on January 13, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Another attempt at armor, this I’ve had around I don’t know for how long. It’s Aurora’s last issue[1976] of the M109, where they added the long gun option, I added rudimentary recoil spades in the rear, the kit provided one […]

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Desert Warhawk – Curtiss P-40K in Tunisia 1943

by Miha Kosi on January 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Yes, I am terribly fond of desert dioramas. They are so colorful. And I have always been especially intrigued by “pink” Warhawks in North Africa. What an unusual color, and a great challenge for a modeler. I was helped a […]