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@dmeyers Dennis Meyers

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Building models since age 7 (except for a short respite in my military years). Enjoying it now more than ever. I build across the spectrum but am biased towards towards historical miniatures and military vehicles.

JS-2 1:48 Tamiya

Great kit. Builds up nice, but cries our for detailing and a lot of roughing up.

Virtual Vignette

I used some digital image editing apps to place my Love Resin piece from an earlier post (Cutting Edge Figure for a Cutting Edge Soldier) into the Afghanistan countryside. Starting with an image of the figure, I used Photo Shop to overlay it on[...]

Esci 1/72 m-113

This is an oldie picked this up from an estate sale. Despite the kit's age, it built up pretty well. I thought it would be a quick little project until I dawned on me that the interior would be visible and require painting and weathering. It [...]

1/35 ft-17

Great kit from Meng! "the world's first modern tank." Was the precursor for modern standard tank design--– crew compartment in the front, engine in the back, and main armament in a fully revolving turret on top. Great kit from Meng! On a pe[...]

New Year’s Resolution

In my earlier article about the 2014 IPMS Silverwings show ( I didn't point out my discouraging realization that I had only completed 2 projects in 2014. Both picked up 2d place trophies in their respective categories. One was the F-16 I shared[...]

Great show by IPMS Silverwings

Sacramento's venerable scale model club held its annual contest SilverCon 2014 on Sunday December 6. Some great entries were turned out in every category.

A Great New F-16

Just finished Tamiya's recently released 1:72 F-16. It's a nearly flawless kit, but could use some additional underwing stores. Unfortunately I had a painting mishap on the underside. Not too obvious though. This was a great kit!

Cutting Edge Figure for a Cutting Edge Soldier

1/35 US Infantry in Afghanistan, 2013. This was a unique and very enjoyable project. Easily the most complex single-figure kit I ever attempted—50+ finely detailed exquisitely molded pieces. Nearly every piece of equipment and was individuall[...]