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AMT/Ertl Vinyl Rancor

by George Tufnail on March 25, 2016 in Sci-fi -- 8 Comments

I started this kit by heating and trimming all of the over pours of vinyl, then filling the legs with pre-mixed drywall plaster for weight. The parts all fit very well, with a judicious application of a hot hair dryer […]


P40 Kittyhawk MkIII

by Mark Housley on April 19, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This is the Italeri kit done a while back, i think this was the first kit i used my new Rosie the riveter tool on, the rest is pretty much out of the box not really any vices to report […]


1/25 AMT ERTL Snapfast Plus-Ford GT90

by Joe Caputo on October 14, 2013 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 7 Comments

This is how you take a 15 minute snap-tite project, and turn it into week long ordeal. The Ford GT 90 (concept) was a flop ! Considering it’s unusal look, it did hve a pop-up “wing” in the rear, which […]



by John Jeffers on December 15, 2012 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Finished this one last year. It took me a year to build to the day I called it finished. Posted on another site, but one of my all time favorites. And fun to build. It is a 1/48 scale AMT/ERTL […]


Curtiss P-40N Warhawk

by Bill Weckel on December 13, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

This is the AMT/ERTL 1/48 scale Curtiss P-40N Warhawk. The markings represent a P-40N from the 35th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group operating in New Guinea during 1944.