Having recently arrived with their new tanks, the crews were confident yet apprehensive about their ability to confront the new tanks from the East. They hadn't even been on maneuvers yet when the alert was sounded, they made it to their positio[...]
actually the Monogram knock off
Just when I thought I was safe, it pulls me back in again[armor builds]. The right scale, the right subjects, the right price, more or less, from the net. The Tarkus line continues.
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 Enterp[...]
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 consists of parts with ver[...]
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 cost! I am pretty happy with the overall result though and a[...]
Another attempt at armor, this I've had around I don't know for how long. It's Aurora's last issue of the M109, where they added the long gun option, I added rudimentary recoil spades in the rear, the kit provided one massive unit that cov[...]
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[...]
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 many ways. It is the ancient Testors (ex-[...]
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.