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Hasegawa Spitfire Mk.I, 1/72 scale

The Hasegawa Spitfire built mostly out of the box, including the kit decals. This is the first kit I used Humbrol enamels and was impressed with how well the paint airbrushed. The kit was waiting in the stash for many years to be built - [...]

Tamiya 251/1 Halftrack, 1/35

One of Tamiya's classic kits - the Hanomag 251/1. Finished this one a few years back and finally posting the finished model. I had a few spare benches and stowage bins but needed to scratch build a few more to replace the kit supplied [...]

M10 Tank Destroyer, AFV Club, 1/35 scale

The M10 Tank Destroyer by AFV Club. A nice kit with some great detail. I replaced the kit tracks with a set of Dragon DS tracks. The sandbag armor was sculpted with Apoxie Sculpt. Various resin accessories used for stowage, along with [...]

Fujimi A-7B Corsair-II, 1/72

Built as part of our local clubs group build to remember/honor the sacrifices of those who served in the Vietnam War. Nice kit for its age and I certainly had fun building this Corsair!

Pegasus Hobbies M46 Patton in 1/72 scale…

Pegasus Hobbies M46 Patton in 1/72 scale. A fun project built as part of the Forgotten War group build.

A6M5c Zero, Academy 1/72

I found myself inspired by the many wonderful aircraft found on iModeler...so I dug this Zero from the stash thinking it would be a relative short build compared to some of my armor projects. I underestimated the "short build" [...]

Dragon T-34/85

A little T34 action! I experimented with different weathering effects with this one, mainly working with pigments for mud effects and numerous oil paint weathering techniques applied to get the worn/faded/ground in dirt effect. A few [...]

Italeri Tiger I, North Africa, 1/35

This build is a few years old now, but was a memorable build since it was my first Tiger and I tried many new techniques with the build. The Italeri kit is NOT a favorite amongst Tiger enthusiast, but I received the kit in a trade and [...]

M4A4 Sherman w/60LB rockets

Dragon kit 6041 which spent much time in the stash before finally getting built. One of the issues with this early release Dragon kit is the lower hull is about 5-6mm too long. It's a fairly simple fix; get out the razor saw and remove [...]