Hi everybody! This is my latest build, and this one is something special. First of all, this is an iModeler build, started back in October 2015, and it took 2 years and 7+ months to be completed. And all I can say – thank you everybody, who foll[...]
Building time: 69hrs
Here is my latest creation, once again what I love the most: a diorama.
After some changes I called this one “Deathtrap” for obvious reason.
It depicts a few Marines which have discovered an abandoned Nakajima [...]
Next, is the 1/48th scale Tamiya kit. This model represents the aircraft flown by Major Floyd B. "Red" Parks, C.O. of VMF-221.
Major Parks led the young pilots of VMF-221 against the incoming Japanese strike force. The inital attack came as a[...]
Who doesn't like the Tamiya Buffalo? This is one I built a few years ago but somehow neglected to post. I built it straight from the box and finished it with Yellow Wings decals. The only other remarkable fact about it is that it is painted a[...]
This is my newly completed Buffalo from Special Hobby. This aircraft served with 25 Sqn RAAF during the early 1940's at Pearce Airforce base in Perth Western Australia and served in a defensive role due to the threat of invasion by the Japanese.[...]
BREWESTER 239 ,BW-374, 2/HLeLv 24,Suulajarvi,FINNLAND, maj.1944
Model made 20 years ago enriched with Eduard etched parts
Coloured with xtracolor.
December 1941 was not a good time to be in Malaya or Singapore. When the Japanese invaded on 8 December, Geoff Fisken, a former farmer from Gisborne, New Zealand, went into action with No 243 (RAF) Squadron. No 243 was equipped with Brewster Buf[...]
yellow wings decals
great kit...no shake and bake but pure pleasure
Tamiya produced an early series of 48th scale model kits in the early 70's. Hasegawa covered 72nd scale while Fujimi did both scales. Then Otaki came along with simple but pretty decent 48th scale kits. Anyway the Buffalo was among the e[...]
Special Hobby's 1/32 scale Brewster Buffalo Mark I. Ta Da! (Cue Fireworks...) The maligned Brewster has always been a fascination of mine-why, I'm not sure. I like the looks, the barrel shape, different landing gear, cool glasshouse canopy. For[...]