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Corsair build, some tips, and what a great fit

by Rob Anderson on October 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

First, the beer. I am not in general fond of Pumpkin beers, especially ones from larger breweries. As often as not it is like they tried to stuff a pie in a bottle with some alcohol. But here in the […]


Tamiya 1/48 Corsair IV

by Tom Cleaver on October 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

The Fleet Air Arm was interested in the Corsair as soon as they heard about it, and began receiving Corsairs under Lend-Lease in 1943. At a time when the U.S. Navy was declaring the Corsair unsuitable for operations aboard an […]


F4U-1D Corsair VMF-214 USS Franklin (CV-13) F3b 45

by Brian Scott on October 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Another one of thise fantastic Tamiya Corsair . Painted with Tamiya paints ; Enjoy 🙂 Cheers Brian


Heavy Metal Car

by Scott Nelson on October 5, 2016 in Armor -- 22 Comments

I couldn’t let my friend Dennis’s 1/48 Tamiya armor kit go in answered. Here’s my latest kit in quarter inch scale, the Tamiya Sd.Kfz.232. As Dennis has said numerous times, these kits go together fast with very little cleanup or […]


McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]


Tamiya, 1/48 scale Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf. E/F

by Dennis Meyers on October 3, 2016 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Tamiya’s quarter scale armor kits are awesome. This one is no exception. The fit is great and builds up like a dream. leaves lots of time for painting. I used everything in the toolbox to paint and weather…AK primers, Tamiya […]



by Dirk Derks on October 3, 2016 in Diorama -- 10 Comments

The Creators: The diorama was made by Luc de Dapper, chairman of the Eeklo (Belgium) scale model club and Marc De Greave, famous in Belgium for its ability to create figurines, starting from a bended paperclip. The intention was to […]


1/48 Tamiya F4U-2 Lt. Charles Canif VMF(N) -532 Kagman Field Saipan April 1944

by Brian Scott on October 1, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

Another one of those Fantastic Tamiya Corsair builds . Finished with Tamiya paints and montex mask . Enjoy 🙂


A Couple Of Cool Cats

by Jack Mugan on September 30, 2016 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 19 Comments

Don’t know exactly why, but I just think the Jaguar XJR-9LM is a really cool looking racer and I knew I wanted to build it one day. I have had both the Tamiya and the Hasegawa kits in the stash […]


Engine, engine, number……..

by Rob Anderson on September 28, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Small update on the Corsair, as has been noted elsewhere the engine is not quite the correct version for an F4U-1A, but it is close enough once enclosed in the cowling. I did add a prop control from the Vector […]