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What’s with that “quick build” thing?

by Boris Rakic on May 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Too long; didn’t read summary: I no longer think I can find satisfaction in quick builds. They can be either quick or satisfying. Never both. Your mileage may vary. Quick build (noun • /kwik bild/) A box of sprues you […]

Stearman PT-17

by Ralph Clements on August 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here’s my just finished Stearman PT-17, a 1/48 scale Revell kit I built ‘out of the box’. It is the smallest model I’ve built. the kit goes together real well, maybe it should be part of Revell’s “Pro-Modeller’ series. Maybe […]

My Revell 1/48 Boeing Pt-17 Stearman

by Paul van Acker on January 11, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Happy new year all. Here us my first for 2016. I loved every minute of this build. Went together like a dream, my wife picked the colour scheme, and I got through it with no problems at all. If you […]

Building The 48th Scale Stearman PT-17…Big Bang For Your Buck

by Jack Mugan on November 2, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Built in the 1930s, this aircraft became the primary trainer for the military to train pilots for WWII. This new kit from Revell is a fun build, and is easy on your wallet compared to most new kits today. The […]

iModeler Review: Revell 1/48 Stearman PT-17

by James Kelley on May 3, 2014 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Revell 1/48 Stearman PT-17 Product ID: 85-5264 Overview Skill Level: 3 Scale: 1/48 Length: 6-1/8″ Height: 2-5/16″ Wingspan: 8-3/16″ Parts: 60 The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 is a biplane used as a military trainer aircraft, of which at least 8,584 […]

New Revell 1/48 Stearman completed

by Clark Cook on April 8, 2014 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

Hello all: First of all, many thanks to Jim Sullivan for enhancing the photos you see here. I just completed this build. What a beautiful model. I wrapped it up in less than 2 weeks. I added lap belts from […]

For Stearman Lovers Everywhere

by Walt Babst on May 23, 2013 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

As winter turns into spring (sort of) here in Washington, it is time for our Stearman’s annual inspection. Good thing that way we know it will be safe for a sunny season of flying. Since all the access panels are […]