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Lindberg 1/48 XF-88 “Voodoo”

by Joe Caputo on March 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

The XF-88 “Voodoo” , first flown in 1948, was an under powered version of came to be the F-101. It was designed to be a long range fighter to escort B-29’s. The kit really shows it’s age and outside of […]


Lindberg 1/48 Gloster “Gladiator” Mk.II

by Joe Caputo on March 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This is the old Life-Like, Ideal, Lindberg Gloster Gladiator. In it’s time (long ago) it was a decent kit. I modified it a little, to make a “stunt” plane out of it. The prop was from the Mk.I kit, and […]


Lockheed Vega “Century of Progress”

by Tom Cleaver on May 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Designed in 1927, the Lockheed Vega was the first of the Lockheed “Stars” – Altair, Sirius and Orion – and was the Learjet of its day. Aerodynamically clean and constructed of wood with a fully-cantilever airframe, it was capable of […]


1/32 Lindberg Laird-Turner Meteor

by Tom Bebout on March 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Thought I would try something a little different as well as to try some kit bashing with this build. The Meteor was designed by Roscoe Turner, a very flamboyant pilot, and was build by Matty Laird. During the planes career […]


Dad’s survivors

by Robert Royes on February 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

These are kits my father built during his retirement before he passed and returned to Mars in 2012, he had a lot more but I couldn’t keep them all. Each one has a little elec. motor in the nose, he […]


1/72 Lindberg Mitsubishi G4M2 “Betty”

by Joe Caputo on September 7, 2015 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

The box art says 1967 ! This has to be one of the oldest kits I’ve built in a long time. I picked it up at an estate sale, and thought it would be an opportunity to add a “Betty” […]


Beauty and the Beast!!!

by California Steve on December 7, 2014 in Uncategorized -- 22 Comments

How about a little love for those old Lindberg automobile kits. The armored car is one I posted a while ago. It was derived from their Mercedes Benz racer. The new blue car is their Stutz racer with the Benz […]

Lindberg Coastal Patrol Boat  & PGM 28   (2005)

Classic Lindberg Coastal Patrol Boat with Conversion to Viet Nam Era PGM

by Joe Caputo on December 6, 2014 in Ships -- 16 Comments

The Lindberg Coastal Patrol Boat, which I had posted much earlier, was a good beginning for this conversion. Reference material was somewhat limited. The Squadron publication, “Riverine” by Jim Mesko, gave me a decent start. The back cover shows a […]


Lindberg 1/82 Tugboat

by Joe Caputo on September 12, 2014 in Ships -- 14 Comments

When my wife picked up a Lindberg Tugboat for her collection, I noticed the scale was close to the “1/72” boats I had been doing. I thought I’d give one a try, however I didn’t want to do the usual, […]


Here is one for Al Huffman It’s a Car!

by California Steve on September 5, 2014 in Automotive -- 14 Comments

I heard you wanted to see more car stuff. I am experimenting with Tamiya TS17 Gloss Aluminium, TS Candy Lime Green, and Testors 1113 Dark Metallic Green on a very inexpensive Lindberg Chevy. This is really a (how much Future […]