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Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat in 1/48.

by Tony Prince on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Long a favourite of mine, I waited for a better kit than the Academy offering but have not found one. Unfortunately the HB kit seems to suffer from a number of issues which made me stick to what I had […]

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Corsair A7D – Commission Build

A major departure from my usual subjects – I tend to stick to 1/32 WWI aviation, but this 1/72nd A7D was built under commission, as a presentation piece for the pilot who flew the original, pictured below. He was an […]

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Hobby Boss PzKpfw I Ausf. C in 1:35, with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on March 1, 2017 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Some history: This kit was launched by Hobby Boss in 2010 and is not the most recent version for the light German tank PzKpfw I (Panzer Kampfwagen) available from this kit manufacturer. The kit is well detailed with numerous small […]

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HobbyBoss Ka-29 “Helix-B”

by Marvin Reyes on February 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is the HobbyBoss Kamov Ka-29 “Helix-B”, in 1/72nd scale. The kit exterior is pretty nice, however, there is very little detail inside of the cockpit or the rear transport compartment. I added a little scratchbuilt detail inside the cockpit […]

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1/48 Hobby Boss T-34

by Carl Christensen on December 28, 2016 in Armor -- 11 Comments

This is the first Hobby Boss kit I’ve built, and I was not ready for all the internal detail, complete engine and crew compartment – what a fabulous kit! Unfortunately with what I had planned for it I never built […]

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(Revised) 1/48 Hobby Boss F4U-1 “Early” Corsair, Great Lakes recovery Bureau Number 02465 “F-21”

by Louis Gardner on December 21, 2016 in Aviation -- 37 Comments

Tonight I revised the article on my latest build, a Hobby Boss F4U-1 “early”, which is hot off the work bench. The revision is due in part by observations and information from our fellow Imodeler members, namely my friends and […]

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WILDCATS, WILDCATS and MORE WILDCATS

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Here are a few of the F4F’s that I’ve built over the years. As one might guess, Grumman’s F4F is one of my favorite fighter aircraft, (Followed close by the P-40 and P-47). There is one 1:32 scale Trumpeter, two […]

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A Work in Progress: Hobby Boss USS Arizona in 1/350, part 2

by Boris Rakic on December 10, 2016 in Ships -- 7 Comments

In this installment we will take a look at fixing the casemate deck, painting the hull, and finally adding detail to the main deck. If you are interested in how we got here, you can find part 1 here: http://imodeler.com/2016/12/a-work-in-progress-hobby-boss-uss-arizona-in-1350-part-1/ […]

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Hobby Boss 1/35 GMC with 40mm Bofors AAA.

by Bernard Wylie on November 4, 2016 in Armor -- 7 Comments

This is the Hobby Boss GMC with 40mm Bofors, built OOB and finished with Vallejo acrylics, artists oils and pastel chalks.

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1/48 Hobby Boss F4F-3 Grumman early Wildcat

by Louis Gardner on October 31, 2016 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

For your enjoyment on “All Hallows Eve”, here is my interpretation of an early Wildcat from “The Iron Works “. So if you’re done passing out candy and have some time for yourself please check it out. As always comments […]