THE LEGACY BACKSTORY
My grandfather, Roger Allen Burrell (1894-1981), was born in Spokane, Washington to Alexander Burrell and Abigail née Kiersted. While his mother’s Dutch heritage reached back into early 17th colonial New York (then New Ne[...]
Radio communication was not new when WWII broke out but the Germans made it an integral part of their military doctrine. ICM released this marvel of a kit in 2012 so given my historical interests I decided to build it in honor of those men who [...]
Some of you noticed the build report and first reveal of the German air ministry already.
Because a model is a model and a diorama something different, I opted for add[...]
Up until recently, the only kit of the Do-17 in this scale, was the old Hobby Craft kit, which really was not a good representation of this famous German bomber. Then came Classic Airframes, which although MUCH better, was a really tough build,[...]
My next project took more shape today. After finishing David T's GB entry, I target my energy now on a diorama involving a particular building in Berlin: The former Air Ministry of the 3rd Reich.
The building was desig[...]
Some time ago, as part of the payment from a customer, I received this model. I've always wanted to build the Spitfire at this scale, but what I found with this one was a real challenge.
When you open the box, you find a real collection of well[...]
This is the follow up to the first article I posted on the newer ICM release of the Junkers Ju-88 A-5.
The first part of this kit review is covered here:
Well finally... Here it is. I have been trying to get this article done for a while. There have been a few "technical difficulties", but we managed to get past that with help from some friends. More on that later...
This review will have [...]
A little while ago I posted an article on the new 1/48 scale ICM He-111. In that article I mentioned doing another review on the Do-17.
This will give me an opportunity to try out the new format that Martin and his staff have been working so[...]
Once I realized this 1/48 scale Heinkel 111 was out and available for purchase, I had to get my hands on a kit. After a phone call I had one on the way... thanks in part to the misses and her credit card. We will call it a late Christmas pre[...]