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1/144 KC-135 refueling a B-2 Spirit Bomber

by George Johnson on October 3, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

I uploaded a few WIP pics of this little diorama a few months ago and after languishing on the shelf for a few months, I decided to finish the build. I don’t normally build anything smaller than 1/72, but these […]

Iwo Jima Amphibious operations

by Won-hui Lee on October 2, 2017 in Ships -- 22 Comments

1/700 Scale This diorama is Iwo jima landing operation. Actually, the actual landing was carried out with LVT and Sherman Tank, but the LVT and sherman tank’s details were very low. So I exclude them. This diorama is distant from […]

Leyte Gulf; the Orphans of the USS Princeton.

This is my first attempt at a diorama and it’s been a steep learning curve. I wanted to create a scene that captured something of the spirit of the carrier groups that fought so bravely such a long way from […]

1/700 SBD-Dauntless

by Won-hui Lee on July 4, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

1/700 Scale Trumpeter SBD-Dauntless I made ripples with AK Interactive’s Water Gel Transparent. White waves…Using Vallejo’s Foam Effect.

Franz Stigler and Charlie Brown; a story for the generations.

by David leigh-smith on May 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

I think most people on iModeler will know of the story of Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler. On the return journey home from a bombing raid on Germany in December 1943, 20 year old pilot Charlie Brown nursed his critically […]

Vietnam River Crossing *Updated*

by Carl Christensen on February 14, 2017 in Diorama -- 21 Comments

Tamiya 1/35 M48 Patton. Just finished this week. I was inspired by a photo I saw of a Patton crossing a very deep river, but modelling water scared me! Was recommended to use Woodlands Scenic Real Water so crossed my […]

Tamiya Miniatures German Machine Gun Crew on Maneuver in 1:35, with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on February 14, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Some history: This kit dates back from the mid-nineties of the last century. I actually purchased it on e-bay as I like to adopt kits from someone else’s stash and then give them a second life. The kit contains five […]

“Covering Fire!”

by Carl Christensen on January 2, 2017 in Diorama -- 14 Comments

This is a Tamiya M113 kit I built about 5 years ago. I added a Recoilless rifle off an old Dragon Mule kit and after market accessories from Black Dog and Verlinden. The figures are from Bravo 6 (resin), and […]

Ordnance disposal – Iraq

by Carl Christensen on December 25, 2016 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

Two firsts for me here, a Takom kit and Meng kit. The Takom is the 1/35 ‘Civilian car’ which comes with a terrorist and bombs for the boot, and the Meng 1/35 Ordnance Disposal Specialists (2 figures and 2 robots). […]

Star Wars Snow Speeder – Battle of Hoth

by Carl Christensen on December 24, 2016 in Sci-fi -- 11 Comments

.This diorama using the AMT/ERTL Star Wars Snow speeder kit has been on my ‘to do’ list for years. I always wanted to build it crashed after being inspired while watching the movie The Empire Strikes Back many years ago […]