Not totally oddball but 2 1/48 P-47s that served with the 73OTU in Fayid, Egypt,1945. The razorback was a Monogram kit and the bubbletop was Academy. Decals by LPS Decals “British Thunderbolts” and Iliad Decals “RAF Thunderbolts”
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this is one of the mounts of Lt. Col. Baseler…”Big Stud”…commander 325th “Checkertail Clan” in North Africa and Italy 1943-1944…his awards include six kills,the Silver Star,Legion of Merit and two presidential unit citations
A few months ago, I was thinking I wanted to build my first t-bolt, and knew I had 3 in the stash – a Tamiya D, a Revell razorback, and one other kit I couldn’t remember. My eye landed on […]
This was a fun project despite the glitches in the instructions. It took longer to complete than I had planned, but I had the opportunity to use this project to try out a variety of tools and techniques. All I […]
I seem to be stuck on building old Revell and Monogram kits of late. Here’s my latest effort at trying to build an old uncomplicated kit so that it looks well. Copyright on the box is 1998 and it appears […]
This is the OLD and I mean OLD 1969 release of the famous Monogram P-47D my favorite WW2 aircraft. OOB finished with Alclad and Tamiya. Zotz decals. ANdy
One of two 1/48 injection-molded P-47N kits out there (Academy’s N coming out around the time this one came out in the late 1990s), the ProModeler kit was repopped a few years back by Revell. While it’s the most accurate […]
Out of the box except for lead foil belts. Tamiya and Alclad paints.
Out of the box. Aeromaster decals.
When I built a 1/72 Heller P-47N in my teenage years I was taken by the bright tail recognition markings of the aircraft in the kit. Later when I was building 1/48 kits I knew I wanted a P-47N. I […]