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Next up on the Monogram train I’m riding!

by Rob Anderson on August 10, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

I always like to share what I am starting in on next, so here it is. This will be my 3rd Monogram kit in a row! I picked up this original issue F-102 at Skyway Hobbies in Seattle. Great shape, […]

Crossing the finish line….

by Rob Anderson on August 7, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

Well, here she is, Monogram’s classic “Lil Coffin”. The original was designed by Dave Stuckey, and was an award winner at the 1963 Oakland custom car show. According to Thomas Graham’s history of the company, Monogram’s Roger Harney was admiring […]

1/48 Revell / Monogram P-47D Thunderbolt “Bonnie”, Major “Bill” Dunham, 460th FS, 348th FG.

by Louis Gardner on July 16, 2017 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

Here’s the mate to my last P-47 article…………….I built this plane about 10 years ago. I built this one at the same time as “Fiery Ginger” as flown by Colonel Kearby. These two planes were my first attempt at working […]

1/48 Monogram / Revell P-47D Thunderbolt “Fiery Ginger” Col. Neal Kearby 348th Fighter Group

by Louis Gardner on July 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Here’s a kit that I built almost straight from the box about 10 years ago or so…………… The only change I made was with the leading edge of the wings, and how the .050 caliber weapons were oriented along the […]

Red Baron is done!

by Rob Anderson on June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

An enjoyable build! Almost decided not to make the little Tri-plane, but decided what the heck. The body of the car is Tamiya flat red coated in multiple coats of Tamiya clear red. The chrome was mostly all re-done with […]

Next up, back to 1968………..

by Rob Anderson on June 16, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 4 Comments

Well, I think I probably built this kit about 69-70, second run that had the Tri Plane in it. The first issue did not include it, and modelers especially the target age of 8-12 year old boys, wrote in to […]

B-17 Done!

by Rob Anderson on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Well here she is, mostly out of the box, I did use a squadron main canopy, Eduard ignition harnesses, and a Cheyenne tail turret from the Monogram Pro Modeler kit, graciously donated to me by a Hyperscaler. I did not […]

North American X15, 66670, NASA, Edwards Air Force Base California 1961.

by Allan J Withers on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

1/72 Monogram, I shortened the fuselage and removed some things to convert the kit back to the original X15, hinged the rudder and elevators also scribed the panel lines, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future and Xtracrylix flat […]

Midway Group Build 1/48 Monogram P-39 Airacobra 42nd Fighter Sqd

by Tom Bebout on June 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

On June 3,1944 the Japanese began their offensive against American forces station in Alaska, at Dutch Harbor. Most of their bombs fell into the harbor and little damaged occurred. They would return on June 4th and set oil storage tanks […]

Douglas TBD-1, “Devastator”, ‘Torpedo Eight’, USS Hornet

Number 8-T-16 was another of the aircraft lost the morning of 4 June, 1942 during the Battle of Midway. This is the aircraft of the C. O. of Torpedo Squadron Eight, (VT-8), Lt. Cdr. John Waldron. During the Battle, Lt. […]