Summer's here and I've been away from my bench getting some automotive projects done. Finally had the slushbox on my '75 Hornet rebuilt so I tackled something that always bothered me. The grille from the 75 and later cars. The 73/74 units look m[...]
Type 156 Beaufighter
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A Beaufighter Mk X with rockets. This Beaufighter is NE255/EE-H of No. 404 Squadron RCAF, of RAF Coastal Command at Davidstow Moor, 21 August 1944.
Role Heavy fig[...]
I finally finished up a kit that I've had in process for a while. It's a nice classic Tamiya kit I dressed up with some Eduard PE and storage on the rear deck. I had a lot of fun adding the adding wear and tear and chipping on this one. I use[...]
The M60 has been and continues to be my favorite tank of all time. Its the best combination of classic blended with modern when it comes to Armor. Last of the classic American all iron beasts of war. Also so so many interesting variants, can'[...]
Well, it only took about 18 months but i managed to finish another model.
Here is the Tamiya F-14A, done up in the markings of one of my former teachers from VF-32, "Big John" Lawler. John was one of my CFI instructors at FlightSafety in Flori[...]
Tamiyas great kit with Eduards PE set and some equipment from my "spare box".
Sorry for lower quality of the pictures, the mud is actually not that much green :)
The Bf-109 V13 and V14 prototypes were the first Bf-109 airframes to utilize Daimler-Benz DB 600-series engines, which finally gave the airframe the power it had needed since it first flew. The DB 600 was effectively the prototype for the mass-[...]
This is the 6.3l V12 engine from the Tamiya LaFerrari. It generates a whopping 800 bhp and is combined with an electric motor, giving the car a total of 950 bhp. Not bad for a road car...
It's the first time I've posted an article of [...]
Allow me first to make the point that I do not in any way disparage the town of Cooter Missouri nor any of the fine people that live there….
That being said:
This is a model of an airplane that I have wanted to build for a very long time and [...]
Kenneth Walsh was born in Brooklyn, NY on 24 November 1916. At age 17 he enlisted in the Marine Corp in December 1933. He was sent to Parris island, So Carolina for boot camp. He became a mechanic and a radioman while stationed at Ma[...]