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1/600 Aurora USS Enterprise (CV-6)

by Michael Smith on August 22, 2017 in Ships -- 8 Comments

My Memorial Day build commemorating all those that have served our country this year is an appropriate one – the legendary CV-6, U.S.S. Enterprise. Winner of 20 Battle Stars, a Presidential Unit Citation and a Navy Unit Commendation, the Enterprise […]

Atlantis (ex-Aurora) “Classic Plastic” TWA DC-9, 72nd scale

by Marvin Reyes on August 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

This is one that I just completed; it’s the Atlantis Models DC-9-15 (or thereabouts). This kit appears to be a re-issue of an ancient kit, which I believe was originally Aurora. In any event, the kit is very basic, and […]

Flying Sub inbound!

by Rob Anderson on January 13, 2017 in Sci-fi -- 15 Comments

Well it was a bit of a struggle, but mostly a lot of fun. It took 2 cans of Tamiya fine white primer and 2 cans of Tamiya Camel Yellow spray, so the paint cost about 1/2 what the kit […]

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 […]

Fleet’s In.

by Robert Royes on December 23, 2016 in Ships -- 6 Comments

First up Airfix’s Rommel converted to USS Richard E Byrd 1/600 scale. Both were of the Charles Adams class DDG, with differences in radar and mast layout. Second- Zvezda’s November class nuclear submarine.1/350 scale Third- Revell’s reissue of Renwal’s toy […]

1/48 Testors Nieuport Type 17 C.1

by Gary Brantley on November 23, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 17 Comments

Last winter, I dug my one and only World War One build out of the cabinet, and thought, what the heck, take some pics of the old girl. It has never been photographed before, and it looks pretty rough in […]

Seaview

by Robert Royes on June 22, 2016 in Sci-fi -- 8 Comments

This is an earlier refurb. of Aurora’s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’s Seaview I changed the nose portals window panes from the original eight.

Orion III Space Shuttle refurb.

by Robert Royes on June 22, 2016 in Sci-fi -- 5 Comments

This is Aurora’s space clipper Orion from 2001 Space Odyssey. it’s a1975 issue. Another one I couldn’t get rid of. I was originally going to refurb it sitting on top of a Saturn booster, that’s how the story in the […]

Aurora/Monogram Sherman

by Robert Royes on April 1, 2016 in Armor -- 16 Comments

This is Monograms reissue of aurora’s 1/48 M-4 Sherman, it came in a combo kit with Monograms 1/48 Fw-190. Being not much of an armor guy I wasn’t sure how to detail it, Having lost the decal sheet, I was […]

Dad’s survivors

by Robert Royes on February 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

These are kits my father built during his retirement before he passed and returned to Mars in 2012, he had a lot more but I couldn’t keep them all. Each one has a little elec. motor in the nose, he […]