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Red Baron is done!

by Rob Anderson on June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 6 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 […]

I like Stugs!

by Scott Nelson on June 20, 2017 in Armor -- 17 Comments

It’s been a while but, here’s my latest build, the Tamiya 1/48 Stug III. I included a bunch of in progress pics to show my process on armor. Hope you like it!

Casualty Evacuation

by Carl Christensen on June 18, 2017 in Diorama -- 10 Comments

My last post was a Tamiya French Armoured carrier UE done in German markings, and again ive converted a 2nd one into captured German markings for a field ambulance. Its a great simple wee kit that is very versatile. The […]

A Corsair for Bob

by David Hansen on June 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is a project i’d been working on for about a year and a half. Many of you out there are already aware of the backstory behind this and i can’t promise that there will be any value added by […]

BIG BANG for the BUCK!

by Roberto Silva Cuevas on June 11, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

In the spirit of building something completely different, I give you my interpretation of a Quick Reaction Vehicle. Started out with Tamiya’s cool (and cheap) little (1/35) M151-A2 TOW missile carrier (and ended up with a bunch of cool TOW […]

1/48 Tamiya F4F-4 Wildcat VF-6, USS Enterprise “6-F-5” Midway Group Build

by Louis Gardner on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

I really liked this colorized photo that shows F4F-4 Wildcats on the deck of the USS Enterprise, sometime during March of 1942. This picture was originally posted by Rob Pollock as a part of his usual “Friday Briefing” . Thanks […]

Midway Group Build, 1/48 Tamiya F4F-4 Wildcat Lt E. Scott McCuskey

by Tom Bebout on June 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

My final build for the Midway Group is a Wildcat from VF-3 on Yorktown flown by Lt Scott McCuskey. From Little Rock, Arkansas, Scott enlisted in the Navy in 1938 and got his wings and ensign’s commission in the Reserves […]

Grumman F4F-4, “Wildcat”, ‘Fighting Three’, USS Yorktown

This is the always popular 1:48 scale Tamiya kit, of LeRoy Grumman’s tough little fighter. This model represents the aircraft flown by Mach. Thomas F. Cheek on the morning of 4 June, 1942. During that action Mach. Cheek, was credited […]

Tamiya P-47D ‘The Reamer’

by Michael Drover on June 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Hi folks, This is the well known 1/48 P-47D by Taimiya. No introductions are needed for the kit as it is well known and is faultless in its construction. I’ve built it to represent “The Reamer’ flown by Lt. Jack […]

Brewster F2A-3, “Buffalo”

Next, is the 1/48th scale Tamiya kit. This model represents the aircraft flown by Major Floyd B. “Red” Parks, C.O. of VMF-221. Major Parks led the young pilots of VMF-221 against the incoming Japanese strike force. The inital attack came […]