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iModeler December Awards

Once again it is time for our monthly retrospective - a look back at some of the notable articles posted at this site during December. This was a month with some incredible entires - and our community added another 250 new articles to iModeler,[...]

On This Day…January 16th

On January 16th, 1945, First Lt. Sam McMillanks P-51, ‘Evalina’ was hit by AA Flak and landed at the Japanese-held Suchin airfield in China. McMillanks became a POW and his Mustang was rapidly seized by Japanese troops. Hinomarus were painted [...]

Chopper Bravo: Huey UH-1H based on the 1/48th Italeri kit UH–1D”Slick”

In Cape Town, South Africa where I live we are plagued by mountain/bush fires in our summer, the so-called " Fire Season". Traditionally this has always been part of our lives, and in recent years an organization called Working on Fire has come[...]

Rogue Squadron Bandai Speeders

I wanted to share my latest project, a pair of 1/48th Bandai Snowspeeders. These were a quick build I completed on Christmas vacation. They are finished with Vallejo model air paint and weathered using Tamiya pastels and black Tamiya panel line[...]

Wreck of Morotai – Halmahera

An oldie but Goldie. I built this one back in 2009. It featured on the cover of Weathering Magazine Wreck & K.O. issue. 1/700 scale build. ”After the battle, Halmahera, Indonesia” Halmahera (also Jilolo or Gilolo) is the largest island in t[...]

Supermarine Spitfire – Tiger Model – 1:Egg

Very nice kit, much better than the Hasegawa ones, fit was very good, also the decals response was very good. MrPaint paints, freehand, low pressure 0.6-0.8 bar.

Curtiss Soc Seagull – vac u form project – 1/48 Wings

I love U.S. Navy planes and specially those of the yellow wings era, but the Curtiss Soc Seagull is amazing. Unfortunately biplanes of this period are very difficult to be found in 1/48 scale. The Curtiss Seagull is, from my view point, very in[...]

Nose Art Group build – update

The Group build is still in full swing, and by popular demand I've decided to extend the deadline once again until March 31, 2019. Hopefully, that will give everyone a little more time to complete their models for this and the other groups that[...]

Zimmerit the first try (Revell’s Jagdpanzer IV)

Hi guys, today another heavy metal build for you! Revell‘s old Jagdpanzer IV early version kit #03024 (based on a Dragon kit from 1996)! The build was quite simple, only a few things to modify! I‚ve changed the barrel trough a self turned alu b[...]

On This Day…January 15th

Lt Fred Eberle of the USAAF 333rd Fighter Squadron nursing his damaged P-38 Lighting (appropriately named ‘Ripper’) back to Saipan after receiving battle damage (note starboard wing) over Iwo Jima on 15 January , 1945. The image was taken fro[...]