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Bob Torres
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My 2022 Builds.

January 2, 2023 · in Aviation · · 26 · 0.8K

Happy New Year to all and here are my builds for 2022.

I think I had a pretty good year, almost all were old kits. Some were repeat builds from the late 60's to the 80's and some were first time builds. I had a blast with most of my builds, especially the repeats.

Here are my builds:
Hasegawa Kawasaki Ki61(Tony)
Red Star 1/72 Captured MiG-3 in Romanian Markings
Frog 1/72 F8F-1 Bearcat
Monogram 1/72 F8F-1 Bearcat
Hobby Craft Hawker Sea Fury FB.Mk.11
Heller 1/72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC
FormaPlane 1/72 vacuform Beriev MBR-2
Revell's 1/72 Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk.IIc,
Airfix 1/72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I. in Finnish Air Force markings
Revell 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat
Frog 1/72 Grumman Wildcat
Polar Lights Seaview Submarine ( scale)
Matchbox 1/72 Spitfire Mk.IX (Royal Egyptian Air Force)
Matchbox 1/72 Douglas A-20G Havoc (Green Hornet)
Matchbox 1/72 Westland Lysander Mk.II

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26 responses

  1. A good year’s output there, Bob, and, of course, the most important thing is that you enjoyed building them. Happy new year.

  2. Congratulations, Bob!
    All are wonderful!
    Have a happy, prosperous 2023!

  3. You had a really prolific year, Bob (@v1pro). Great looking models. Have a great New Year.

  4. Nice selection of builds and clean work on them Bob.
    No school like the old school Kits.

  5. Great looking classic plastic!

  6. Great collection, Bob @v1pro
    So amazing to see those old Matchbox kits.
    Happy New Year

  7. You represented a lot of the older kits very well in 2022, Bob. Great collection of builds.
    I think you got all the old designers of those Matchbox, Frog, old Revell, old Airfix and Heller and other kits all smiling πŸ™‚
    HNY and best wishes for 2023

  8. Great and plentiful collection of older kits Bob. Well done.

  9. Well done Bob, very productive.

  10. Excellent collection of builds and I would say yes a pretty good year. I am never as prolific as I would like. I really like the Sea View Submarine, brings back memories from my youth. Good job on all of them!

  11. G'day Bob (@v1pro),
    That is a great collection of builds and an impressive total for one year.
    All the best for 2023.

  12. Great output for 2022 - looking forward to this year's effort!

  13. What a great set of models, Bob. Congats on a superb post, and look forward to your 2023 builds.

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