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Started building models again after a 25 year break. Enjoy warbirds, armor and muscle cars.

Harley-Davidson Sportster – 1:9 Testors/Lincoln Mint

The History My senior year in high school I fell in love with the design of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Partly because I had a group of older friends that all rode Harleys. They included me in their group and of course I had to have one. [...]

The Original Muscle Car - 1:24 Monogram 1964 Pontiac GTO

Origins (From Wikipedia) In early 1963, General Motors' management banned divisions from involvement in auto racing. This followed the 1957 voluntary ban on automobile racing that was instituted by the Automobile Manufacturers Association. [...]

1:32 Trumpeter TBF Avenger

About a year ago I added a 1:32 TBF Avenger to my stash thinking it would be something I worked on in the long dark days of winter. It’s a huge carrier-based bird and I wanted to build one. Then the virus & quarantine hit and my wife [...]

1:25 John Deere 4440 – Ertl 4430 Conversion

A good friend of mine found this kit at a garage sale for me. While my first 4430 build was the re-packaged 1990s version of the kit this one was the original kit from the 1970s. The inside of the box is stamped OCT 25 1973. Which I [...]

1:48 Revell B-25 J Mitchell “Januty Jo”

It’s been awhile since I posted any builds, so I figured I’d add another B-25 to the site. This is my first quarantine build, which has helped keep me sane through this surreal world. The Real Story The unfortunate thing about his [...]

Another Tamiya Spitfire Mk.IX

I’m not going to go into a ton of detail on this build since there are hundreds of WIP builds on this bird out there, but to say it’s many mini-kits in one, is an understatement. After some research I chose Johnnie Johnson’s version [...]

1:25 Revell 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS 396

I haven’t posted any builds for a while now, and I built this 1965 Impala last summer and am just now getting to posting it. I’m glad I did—because my wife gave me a cool, portable light booth for Christmas, so I figured I’d spend [...]

1:25 Revell 1965 Chevrolet Malibu SS 396 Z-16

It’s said that John DeLorean created the Muscle Car era with the 1964 Pontiac GTO (BTW- building one soon), but friends the 1965 Chevrolet Malibu SS 396 Z-16 kicked the muscle car era into full swing. Read on… The Chevy “Z” History [...]

1:25 Revell 1968 “Bullitt” Mustang – iModeler at the Movies Group Build

The Legend. So anybody who is a car “guy” or cares at all about muscle cars understands when someone mentions the movie “Bullitt”. Many better movies have been made since—BUT NONE—will ever compare to that chase scene. Say what [...]

1:32 Trumpeter P-47D “Wicked Wabbit” – Nose Art Group Build

This will be my final addition to the Nose Art Group build. Thanks again to Jaime Carreon @jetmex for heading up this GB and extending the deadline. I hadn’t planned on building my “Jug” as part of this build, but things just worked [...]