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1/35 Academy M-60A1, modeled after a tank that I was a crew member in…….. L Troop, 3/3 ACR

by Louis Gardner on March 23, 2017 in Armor -- 40 Comments

Finally finished after 5 years!!!! I built this tank and had about 95 percent of it finished. It was sitting in my display case awaiting the final touches……………….. So I took a break from the Midway Group Build and finally […]

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1/72 Worimi Hornet – Academy + Ronin Decals

by Michael Drover on March 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

The Worimi hornet is complete. This model represents A21-23 that was dressed in Worimi group traditional artwork and colours to celebrate the service of indigenous people within the Australian Defence Force during 2016. The aircraft is adorned with the name […]

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Academy 1/48 Lockheed P-38M Night Lightning USAAF

by Chuck A. Villanueva on February 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Late August 1945, as Capt McLaughlin (fictional) views the moonlit Pacific out of the cockpit of his P-38M. The drones of the supercharged Allisons like music in his ears. The war is over, though being in the war zone since […]

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Academy B-17F “Shamrock Special”

by Igor Cernisevski on February 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

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 […]

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1/72 Academy Bf 109 G-14 (Erich Hartmann) Winter Scheme

by Phil Steele on February 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

No wind in the Valley, so it’s picture takin’ time !!. I actually finished this little gem in June, and then waited for that perfect blanket of white to photograph it. The platform is from the J2F session, enhanced with […]

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Academy 1/35 M18 Hellcat GMC, WWII NW Europe 1945

by Gary Stevenson on February 7, 2017 in Armor -- 3 Comments

Another kit I enjoyed completing more than ever after adding bags & boxes etc. I hope all you guys & gals out there like it! Cheers.

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Academy 1/35 M36B1 Jackson GMC NW Europe 1945

by Gary Stevenson on February 7, 2017 in Armor -- 5 Comments

Very intricate & busy build with a great result – Many extras in the form of baggage, tent-rolls, sleeping bags etc. I hope you all like it as I loved building this one! Cheers!

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Academy 1/32 F/A-18C of VMFA-122 USMC

by Gary Stevenson on February 6, 2017 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

Finished a while ago, this kit had lots of extras thrown at it but one bit me on the proverbial! – The seamless intakes were a sod to get right & ended up with a gap which just would not […]

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Lost in Vietnam diorama in scale 1/35. Part 1.

by Roberto Colaianni on January 26, 2017 in Diorama -- 7 Comments

Diorama in 1/35 scale by Italo Feregotto ( figure painting) and Roberto Colaianni this time it’s a scene of fantasy, created taking more in consideration artistic aspect then absolute realism. The story: nothing too complicated, the patrol found the wreck […]

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North American P 51 C1 Mustang 3, FB244, 3 Sqn RAAF Fano Italy 1945.

by Allan John Withers on January 20, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

1/72 Academy, I modified a few things, brass wire and tube to prop’, landing light, guns, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with Future and Matt Cote over Aussie and kit decals.