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1/48 Tamiya Thunderbolt “Pengie II” 56th FG

by Darren Dickerson on August 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Hi Everyone Long time since I posted anything here. This one completed earlier this year and recently had some photos taken. Decals are from the excellent AJ Press Book “56th FG Part 1” Ultracast Seat and Wheels Paints are Mr […]

Silk purse from a sows ear!! SU-2 1/72

by neil foster on August 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

Well some of you may remember my request for help with this kit some weeks ago,but to give a quick re-cap I bought a kit second hand at a club day a couple of years ago and found in the […]

P47-D Razorback Nose Art

by Julian Shawyer on August 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

This is the 1/48th scale Tamiya P47-D Thunderbolt Razorback. The model was painted with Aeromaster acrylics with the exception of the canopy frame, which was painted with Xtracolor enamel. Artist gouache was used for weathering and to highlight the panel […]

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 […]

Tamiya 1/48 Sd.Kfz 234/2 Puma

by Stan Traas on August 3, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

OK…. my latest attempt at dirtying armor. Used most of the Hauler P-E set… the jerry can straps were really “fun”. Also used an RB turned aluminum barrel, Aber “feelers” (? dunno what they’re called) and added mirrors punched from […]

FAA Skyraider Mk.1 & Tow Tractor.

by Julian Shawyer on August 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 37 Comments

This is a What-if I made a couple of years ago in the markings of a Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm Skyraider. The Royal Navy had in fact, operated the AD-4W early warning Skyraider, designated AEW.1 and flown by 849 […]

Tamiya BF-109 E 4 1/72 with little Luftwaffe Hangar

by Andreas Fey on July 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

The illustrated machine is the white 7 of the Lt. Josef Bürschgens 7./JG 26, Caffiers Aug. 1940, that is, at the time of the Battle of Britain. As you know, the Tamiya kits are a pleasure to build and there […]

Tamiya’s F-4C/D Phantom II (added 7 more pics)

by Craig Abrahamson on July 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

I finally got some time at the bench this past month. I’m planning on taking some better photo’s outside in the sun tomorrow and editing the article in order to add them then. Stay tuned. They’ll be (hopefully) more Phabulous […]

1/35 Tamiya KV-1 Russian tank with Bolt on Armor

by Louis Gardner on July 24, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

This KV-1 was a monster of a tank for it’s time………………. and it caught the Germans by nasty surprise when they first encountered them in combat on the Eastern Front. In fact this tank is probably one of the reasons […]

TAMIYA 1/6 scale KAWASAKI KZ1300 B TOURING

by Harry Brogan on July 24, 2017 in Automotive -- 22 Comments

The model of the Kawasaki KZ1300 B Touring motorcycle finally arrived. Needless to say I wasted almost no time in opening the package. I did a visual inventory before opening the plastic bags. The, one by one, I opened them […]