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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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1/48th A-7E Corsair II (edited)

by Craig Abrahamson on September 28, 2014 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

This is the rather awful Revell (old Aurora) kit disguised as a Corsair II. It takes it’s [rightful] place among other Navy jets of the era (I didn’t have one of these). The fit wasn’t all THAT bad, but the […]

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“Big Fish” – Rotterdam Oude Haven, 1952

by Rob Pollock on March 20, 2014 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Here’s an aircraft diorama I worked on for about three months (250+ hours). The overall size makes it difficult to photograph, so apart from a few overviews at middle distance I’ve included several shots of local areas in the scene. […]