2018…I actually finished something this year!
I always looks at everyone’s year in review compendiums with awe at both the quality and quantity. This is the first year I have ever finished more than one build. I counted it up and I was amazed that I actually finished 7. Its a Christmas miracle. Anyway here is everything from this year.
Airfix 1/72 Martlet-nice and easy kit that I had to guess at after I left the instructions back in Ohio.
Tamiya 1/48 P-51-fantastic kit to practice finishes on. Had to borrow decals from an Eduard Spitfire and built and finished it in a hotel room in Virginia.
Tamiya 1/48 F4U-This was the first kit I bought when i got back in the hobby back in 2005 at the Austin IPMS show. I started it when I was stationed in Ohio, continued when in Utah, and just finished it while I’m in Florida.
Tamiya 1/48 Beaufighter-My first big plane. Tried out a whole bunch of firsts on this one.
Hobbyboss 1/350 Alfa-My first ship. Really enjoyed this nice and easy kit to the tune of buying another two 1/350 subs to start on. Even then I managed to have to repaint this twice.
AMT 1/I forget Ecto-1A-Just a quick build to rejuvenate me and for something completely different.
Tamiya 1/48 FW-190/A8-Literally just put the dangly bits on this morning. Its about 99% there with just some pastels and chipping left. My first German aircraft.
I’ve got 5 more on the bench in varying stages of completion so I hope for even better results next year.
Thanks for looking and Happy Holidays and New Year.
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