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2022 In Review

December 17, 2022 · in Aviation · · 14 Comments

2022 was by far my most productive year in terms of modeling. I think being a part of this community played a big role in that. I was able to complete 12 kits and I think that my skills have really improved thanks to the work of the excellent modelers who post here daily that provide me with inspiration. All kits are and are either Airfix or Revell/Monogram except for the Hobby Boss P-47D and Tamiya F4-U1A

Merry Christmas and happy modeling!

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14 responses

  1. Looks like a good year’s output, David, well done, and thanks for sharing them with us.

  2. Excellent! As I recall the P-38 is Monogram?

    • Thanks @robertandy! Yes the NMF P-38 "Pacific Prowler" is a 1966 issue Monogram which had really good fit and was a fun build, the other "Stinger" was a more recent 2013 Revell which showed how much the molds had deteriorated over time and had some serious seams and gaps

  3. Wow. 12 models in a year! And two P-38s no less. terrific batch, David.

  4. Hoo wee. Great silk purses on those Mono P-38's especially. Great Modeling. Happy new year.

  5. Those are all top notch builds... you did a swell job on all of them. I salute you !

  6. Congratulations David! A wonderful year, most productive, with quality being evident all over!
    Well done!

  7. A nice number of equally great result, David @dbutlr
    Your skills have definitely improved.

  8. Nice builds, you had a great year. Well done.

  9. Great collection of completions, David. Congrats!

  10. A great collection for 2022 - well done!

  11. Great builds David Butler (@dbutlr), really nice work, the bare metal finish you've got on some is really well done. Looking forward to more in 2023.

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