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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Lindberg (Inpact) 1/48 Bristol Bulldog

by Tom Cleaver on July 7, 2014 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

This model was done in around 2003, having been purchased a couple years earlier. Finding the SMER kit with the better decals at an “aftermarket decal sheet price” prompted me to pull the kit out of the closet and proceed. […]

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UFO’s–Serious Business!

by Mike Maynard on May 16, 2014 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

At least they were to a young modeler in 1958. The Lindberg “Flying Saucer” was a big deal to me and was my first model I was allowed to build all by myself. Like many kids of the 1950’s, I […]