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The Pilot Maker: Boeing PT-17 Stearman

I have always love the Stearman and all of it's different schemes and variants. For many years I have been frustrated due to the lack of modern quality kits of this fabulous bird in my favorite build scale of 1/48, or even 1/32. Then to the su[...]

What’s with that “quick build” thing?

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 ( • /kwik bild/) A box of sprues you grab, glue and paint over the[...]

Stearman PT-17

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 if they just added a[...]

My Revell 1/48 Boeing Pt-17 Stearman

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 have not done one and want to, get one. [...]

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

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 Lindberg kit was the only kit of thi[...]

iModeler Review: Revell 1/48 Stearman PT-17

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[...]

New Revell 1/48 Stearman completed

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 Eduard. The model is rigged using[...]

For Stearman Lovers Everywhere

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 removed I thought I would tak[...]