When mixing small batches of paint for hand brushing, I need that paint to stay “open” and workable for a decent interval. Heat from my desk lamps further decreases the paint’s workable time. In the past, I’ve used Windsor & […]
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Well, just for the heck of it, I decided last week what my build objectives are for this year. Part of my problem is that most of my stash is stored in large plastic totes in the garage, and because […]
Several months ago, a modeler in Tulsa passed away, and his family donated the kits to our club asking that we pass them on to modelers who would build (rather than sell) the kits. We ended up distributing the kits […]
Hey guys, here’s my try at Academy Fortress. Almost OOB, with exception of QB gun barrels and scratchbuilt landing lights. Markings are from Revell, since i always wanted to do “Shamrock”, with it’s replacement tail, it makes otherwise dull overall […]
1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I added some wire to the undercarriage and tail rotor for strength, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM 30000 acrylic over kit decals.
1/72 Italeri, I modified the rotor head, replacing some parts to separate the two rotors, finished in MM enamels with I think Tamiya X22 and MM 30000 over kit decals.
Saw that Greg Kittinger wants to do a Midway B-26. Here was my interpretation, done a couple of years ago. “Susie-Q” was an early bird with short wings and different tail gun position. Valom had a kit of it, it […]
I was going through my posts here on iModeler and realized I never posted about my first build in 2016! During construction I cracked the gunner position canopy. I was able to continue building the kit since the canopy could […]
1/72 Revell, I modified a few things, wing leading edge and panel lines, rear fuselage, copper wire ejector handles, canopy open, added intake covers, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtra flat over Flying Colors Aerodecals.
Can’t help but marvel at Tom Grigat’s stop-motion modeling videos at Youtube. This time he goes really tiny with 1:72 Polikarpov I-3, a fine resin kit from Small Stuff. Enjoy. The same kit has been built recently by Pavel Aparin: […]