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the story so far……..

Subject: the story so far…….. The year is 1949, and the Goodyear Trophy Races, are at their peak, with speed records being set almost weekly. The “stars” of the “show” are what’s now known as the “Goodyear Midgets” Tony LeVier, […]

Nose Art Group Build – North American P-51D Mustang, Monogram 1/48

Here’s my first model for the Nose Art Group Build, the venerable and somewhat ill-fitting Monogram P-51D. The kit was intended to honor my five year old grandson, who shares his name with John Meyer’s famous Mustang “Petie”. My friend […]

P 51B and-D Pt 6 lifelike Decals

Some more that may be of interest.

P 51-D Pt 5 lifelike Decals

If you are going to be doing the new Airfix kit then these may be of interest. They are printed by Microscale and Cartograf and appear to be of good quality. Check your favourite supplier for availability. I notice it […]

Battle of Kasserine Pass G.B. – 1/48 North American F-6A Mustang.

This is the Accurate Miniatures 1/48 scale kit. I picked up a Model Alliance decal set for RAF and Commonwealth fighters in the Med several years ago and wanted to build this particular aircraft first. The Kasserine Group Build gave […]

Heller P-51D

Another simple kit, but great for training metal finish. This old 1/72 heller kit, given to me by a friend, is a classic Mustang P-51D “miss jackie”. A little bit of putty in the joints, and let’s go. This time […]

Battle of Kasserine Pass Group Build: 1/48 F-6A TAC RECCE Mustang

Big hats off to David Thomas for initiating this GB concerning a significant battle in North America at Kasserine Pass. Determined to be a military defeat for the US Army it would prove to a learning lesson from which ultimate […]

The Tamed Horse: Captured Mustang P-51D, Italeri 1:72

This is the Tamed Horse, second entry in my “Caged Birds” collection about captured planes. This scheme came from Pinterest The kit is a Italeri F-51D Mustang with Reheat Models P51D/K PE and Vallejo and Mig paints, plus some Humbrol […]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51B from early 2013

Aires cockpit, Squadron canopy, CAM decals, some improvements on several details with plastic sheet, copper wires, steel needles and photo etched items from Eduard. Painted with Humbrol, Model Master and Polly Scale. And if I remember well I swapped the […]

1:32 Zoukei-Mura P-51D Mustang

This was my first build after a 25 year break from models so I figured start with the Cadillac of war birds. I picked the Zoukei-Mura over the Tamiya kit based purely on price. And I must say, this is […]