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Bomber Command Mosquito B.IV

by Julian Shawyer on January 14, 2018 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

This is the second Tamiya 1/48th scale Mosquito I built when they were first released. The first one I built was the FB Mk VI version. This is the Tamiya Mosquito B Mk.IV released in 1999. Painted with Aeromaster acrylic […]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Big Beautiful Doll” & 1941 Ford…Lt. Col. John Landers…35 1/2 kills

by bob mack on January 10, 2018 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

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Tamiya 1/48th N. American F-51D Mustang Korean War 1950

by Chuck A. Villanueva on January 7, 2018 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

It’s mid July 1950, it has been about a month since the war started when the N. Koreans crossed the 38th parallel invading S. Korea. Cpt James Kerley stands next to his F-51 ready to fly his first mission. One […]

Tamiya 1/48 Pz.IIIN (Afrika korps, 1943)

by Maxim Bylkin on January 5, 2018 in Armor -- 24 Comments

Happy New Year, colleagues! I open this year model of the German tank Pz.IIIN. I started it last year, I collected it in a couple of days, and everything stopped at the stage of painting. And now bravely put aside […]

Work in progress: Belgian diorama – evacuating the wounded…

by Tappie Scholtz on January 4, 2018 in Diorama -- 17 Comments

Happy New Year to everybody. I have not posted anything in a long time and this morning my good friend, Marc Barris called me and told me to get out of my modeling closet. So thinking about what he told […]

Banff Strike Wing Mosquito.

by Julian Shawyer on January 3, 2018 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

This is the Tamiya 1/48th scale FB Mk.VI Mosquito. I made both the FB Mk VI, and the B Mk IV when they were first released. The FB Mk VI was released way back in 1998. It is painted with […]

James O. Howard’s “Ding Hao!” – Tamiya P-51B

by Tom Cleaver on December 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The Tamiya kit, OOB, with Aeromaster decals. James O. Howard and “Ding Hao!”: Born in China, the son of Methodist missionaries, James O. Howard joined the U.S. Navy in 1938. After graduating from flight school at Pensacola, Ensign Howard was […]

Year of the Cat F4F Wildcat

by Josh Patterson on December 30, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Got too busy with the holiday season and also wanted to get one of these posted before the year was over. So, there’s no antenna as I couldn’t wait for some EZ Line. I should’ve taken the photos yesterday when […]

Tyrrell 020

by Pedro Costa on December 30, 2017 in Automotive -- 26 Comments

Tyrrell 020, Tamiya kit, very simple, painted with Tamiya spray cans and acrylics/Humbrol enamel. I added little detail, photo-etched bolts and nuts, Studio27 seatbels, wires, cables and some foil to replicate the heat shield in engine compartment. I hope you […]

Kawasaki Ninja H2R

by Richard Mcstay on December 22, 2017 in Automotive -- 28 Comments

Merry Xmas everyone. This is my last build of 2017, the Tamiya 1/12 H2R. To label the bike a Ninja is somewhat misleading… One would just assume another Ninja would be an evolution of Kawasaki’s flagship sports bike… The H2R […]