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SU-2 ,Scale not sure, maker ….no Idea

by neil foster on July 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Some of you may remember my request recently for help with this kit,just to quickly recap I bought a PR Spitfire kit (Fujimi) at a club day and found the box also contained this little oddball kit ,it appeared to […]

P47n “Chautaugua” Revell 1/48

by neil foster on July 23, 2017 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Here is the second of my Revell P47n Thunderbolts,it was a fun little build though not particularly inspiring ,I improved the kit by adding True details gun barrels and wheels and an aftermarket decal set from Warbirds.Chautaugua was based at […]

Tamiya Mustang IV..

by stephen leslie on July 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

This is my Tamiya 1/32 P51K done as a Mustang IV of 3 Squadron RAAF in Italy 1945. There are no decals on this model whatsoever as I wanted to try HGW’s wet transfer stencils and I can say that […]

1/32 Tamiya Mosquito FB Mk.VI, No 305 (Polish) Squadron

by K. J. Bricknell on July 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

A warning, gentlemen: there’s some outrageous and unashamed name-dropping in the following piece, so I’ll apologise for that in advance. Imagine that you are a very young man about to graduate from advanced pilot training at RAAF Base Pearce in […]

Tamiya 1:48 Nakajima A6M2 Rufe

by David A. Thomas on July 14, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

When I was a kid I lived on Monograms from Kmart. But after staring at a Tamiya Rufe in a local hobby store, my imagination got the better of me, I weighed a 3 for 1 value trade, and I […]

Bf109E-3 from 4. /JG 77

Bf109 E-3, from 4. /JG 77 (II. Gruppe) September 1940, Fornebu, Norway. JG 77, nicknamed “Ace of hearts”, took part on every German front during the war and also in operation Weserübung, the invasion of Norway. The kit is Tamiya […]

Who Doesn’t Have a Spitfire Collection?

by Scott Nelson on July 5, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Hot off the workbench is my version of the Tamiya 1/72 Spitfire Mk. Vb in the markings of 243 squadron. As usual for a Tamiya kit, it went together with no problems. The decals of the code letters have soft […]

1/48 Tamiya Messerschmitt Bf-109 E4/7 “White 12” flown by 7 / JG 26 Staffel Kapitan Joachim Muncheberg

by Louis Gardner on July 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Here is an article on another Bf-109 kit that I built about 18 years ago shortly after it first was released by Tamiya. It was built right out of the box and I used Model Master enamels to finish the […]

1/35 A Pair of Beauties

by jim wasley on July 1, 2017 in Armor -- 17 Comments

I have seen some fine looking coloured aircraft of late so being a tank builder I thought it was time we saw a pair of colourful tanks for a change,The BMPT nicknamed Terminator is Russian,it exceeds 2 motorized rifle platoons […]

Tamiya 1:48 P-51B of the 486th FS, 352nd FG

by David A. Thomas on June 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

OK, folks, my first article on IModeler. As my profile states, I’d been out of the craft for about 35 years doing life, and now life seems to have granted me to get back into it. This featured model is […]