iModeler

The Year of the Cat Group Build Channel at iModeler (17 articles)

"Year of the Cat Group Build" is one of the many topics covered at iModeler.
Check the A-Z contents index to look for similar topics, or head to the home page to see what's new today!

The Wooden Bee and the Story of the Auca Five

by David A. Thomas on January 8, 2018 in Uncategorized -- 23 Comments

Here is my modest contribution to the Year of the Cat, and it is simultaneously a legacy build. The former is tenuously justified by the fact that the model in question bears the nickname “Cub” (the PA-14 Piper Cub, to […]

Hasegawa 1/48 “Year of the Cat” F6F-5 Hellcat, the first U.S. Navy Blue Angels plane

by Louis Gardner on January 7, 2018 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Tonight’s presentation is hot of the work bench. It is the second completed build for this year, (but most of the work was done last year…………..). I have been building a set of four Hasegawa F6F Hellcats as part of […]

Hasegawa 1/48 “Year of the Cat” NAS Daytona Beach F6F-3 Hellcat “Flight 138” 1945

by Louis Gardner on January 2, 2018 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

Well the New Year is off to a great start……………. I just finished up the first model for this Year. Granted, most of the work was done last year, so it only needed some little things completed to make it […]

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 […]

Year of the Cat. Sepecat Jaguar GR.3 “Big Cat” 1/72 Italeri

by Ferry Dierckxsens on November 22, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

I’m very pleased I can present my Big Cat in my first group build here at iModeler. It has been quite a challenge but great building fun at the same time. In between trying to catch up with everything going […]

Year of the Cat Group build updates:

by Louis Gardner on November 3, 2017 in News -- 25 Comments

It has been a while since this Group Build was started, back in mid June if memory serves me. It will end in sometime in mid February of 2018 (or thereabouts)………… This GB has been very well received. We have […]

Year of the cat: SEPECAT Jaguar GR1 Kittyhawk 1/48

by George Williams on October 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

Here’s my first entry into this group build, I couldn’t find another subject with more than three cat references, this one has “CAT”, “Jaguar” and “Kitty”. It is, of course, Kittyhawk’s 1/48 kit, which I managed to build with few […]

1/72 Ertl Grumman F-14A Tomcat of VF-32 , Year of the Cat

by Robert Royes on September 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

One from the cheap seats. Ertl/AMT F-14A .After starting this I almost chucked it ! I think I’d rather have done the old Airfix or even Monogram kits. There is panel line detail but the fit is very poor, I […]

Hobby Boss German 20 mm Flak 38 Pz. Kpfw. 38 (t) in 1:35 (#80140), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on September 24, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

The “Year of the Cat” group build (ft. Louis Gardner): This build is my entry to Louis Gardner’s “Year of the Cat” group build here. I reported during the build there, see http://imodeler.com/groups/year-of-the-cat/forum/topic/flak-38t-gepard-as-my-entry/ Some history: The vehicle is called a […]

Airfix 1/72d F4F-4 Wildcat …Year of the Cat & 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway(late)

by Rick Wilkes on September 17, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 28 Comments

I had originally planned to have this build included in my Battle of Midway Hiryu vs Yorktown adversaries collection, but never got it started before the Midway GB window had “closed” Hence the Year of the Cat. I must admit […]