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Eric aka The Yankymodeler
To join in on the trip down memory lane here are a few of my old Monogram models, all were completed between 25 and 30 years ago.
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AL HOFFMAN said on September 7, 2013
These look like they could have been finished yesterday. All of them reflect a talented builder.
Mike Maynard said on September 7, 2013
Nice stable of planes. I thought I was the only one to use a lable gun to identify my aircraft! Great selection, all clean builds.
Joe Caputo said on September 7, 2013
Well done, Erich. Nothing wrong with “the good, ol’ days” !
Ulrich Schütt said on September 7, 2013
the Starfighter and the Hellcat……AWESOME!!!!!!!
and the Hurricane…
Frank Cronin said on September 7, 2013
These are absolutely stunning. I have to agree, they look like they were done yesterday. You have amazing talent.
Erich Goldbach said on September 7, 2013
Eric, Great trip down memory lane! I especially like the P-38 and the Hurricane as I built a lot of those kits as a kid.
Seamus Boughe said on September 7, 2013
Monogram-o-mania! I think I have a little e-baying to do.
bob mack said on September 7, 2013
fine work…that f4 u looks like you did a lot of changes…beautiful work
Eric aka The Yankymodeler said on September 7, 2013
Wow! Thank all for your kind comments! These models are fortunate to be housed in inclosed display cases which accounts for their condition. I think Monogram has produced through the year some pretty good kits, with accurate outlines and shapes that with a little modelling work can result in nice models.
These pictures bring back a simpler time and a lot of great memories building these models across the desk from my dad.
George Williams said on September 8, 2013
Fantastic work, Eric, and like the others have said, they look as though they were finished yesterday. You obviously really care for your models.
Gary Brantley said on September 8, 2013
Beautiful proof that Monogram models make excellent planes. Eric, you’ve done a great job on these birds. Bravo sir!
Eric aka The Yankymodeler said on September 9, 2013
Thanks again guys! I added a couple of pics of the model room at my dad’s house. This is the place of many happy memories for me and where most of the vintage Monogram kits are displayed.
David Sakal said on September 10, 2013
Great builds! Nice man cave, especially the picture of you (?) under the PC!
or is that your Dad?
Eric aka The Yankymodeler said on September 11, 2013
Wow! Good eye, and you’re dating yourself by the admission you know what a Para Commander looks like! That is my Dad, taken probably in the early ’70s. I so far have had no desire to leave my Acrosport in such a manor! 😉
ty cobb said on October 11, 2017
Lovely work on those GREAT old Monogram kits. I want to come hang out in that room for a while!
Stephen Hanley said on December 20, 2018
Great Modelers Man Cave; and great Builds!
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