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Progress on the latest effort grande

by G. Ley on November 21, 2017 in Diorama -- 17 Comments

This is a works-in-progress layout to assess initial positioning of structures. It’s like working on a model of an architectural proposal with a lot more detail.The projected cost overruns of this project make it worthy of a government contract. The […]

Lindberg 1/48 Convair XFY-1 VTO “Pogo”

by Joe Caputo on June 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Trivia question: What post WWII US Navy aircraft had no tail hook or wing walks? Thanks to Jaime, I finally took this one from the stash and got busy. What was supposed to be a “group” build, sort of went […]

And now for something completely different… A “What If”, a “Definite Maybe”, and a “Just Because”!

by Roberto Silva Cuevas on March 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Hi Everyone… Today I finished up the Mitsubishi J2M in the colors of an actual Ki-61 that was captured by the U.S. Marines during WWII. I think it catches the spirit of the “What If” without going to overboard. Next […]

Lindberg 1/48 XF-88 “Voodoo”

by Joe Caputo on March 27, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 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 […]