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@froggy67 steven a weinmann

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I am from southern California I have been building models for about 30 years I spent 4 years in the u s navy as a flight deck director onboard cv-63 uss kittyhawk I build mostly 1\48th scale aircraft and armor with an occasional 1\350th scale ship

Revell A-6e intruder 1\48 scale

Always loved the Intruders and served aboard the Kittyhawk while this squadron was onboard who knows i could very well have directed this particular aircraft after a landing Brings back so many memories

Tamiya 1\48 Type 95 japanese 4×4 staff car and Rikou motorcycle with side car

These were fun but challenging kits soooo small had to double up the magnifiers for this one my arms just arent long enough to see that clearly aymore Great kits for dioramas. I started building these 1\48 armor as a break between aircraft be[...]

Tamiya Sd.Kfz.251 halftrack 1\48th scale

i reallt enjoy Tamiyas 1\48 mm series of armor the kits are perfect and most have metal chassis to give some weight they are usualy a very quick build this is a german half track used throughout the war this ones has ha a whit wash applied ov[...]

Testors ME-163 Komet\ Tamiya Kettenkrad

I built this diorama to depict Major Wolfgang Spate's komet On his first mission in the komet his crew had painted his plane bright red in honor of Manfred Von Rictoffen (red baron). Wolfgang was not amused and after an unsuccessful mission he[...]

Lindberg Convair XYF Pogo experimental vtol aircraft

The lindberg Pogo kit is pretty bad warped parts more flash than parts and horrific decals (had to use spares) but I love the subject matter This was first time using the alclad paints all in all a fun build

Sepecat Jaguar

I don't remember what kit this is maybe Italeri This one depicts the retirement scheme of the Royal Air Force the last Jaguar built by Sepecat It only took a week to build than 6 weeks to wait for the decals coming from the UK

Mitsubishi Ki-46 (Dinah)

I think this was a Tamiya kit but not sure I chose a heavily worn scheme on this one and tried something different by first painting it silver than chipping off paint to expose the silver I think it worked pretty well would love some feed back[...]

Roden 1\48th OV-! Mohawk

This was my first Roden kit not too bad good fits and decent detail there was some flash but it came off easily I would recommend this kit to any Viet Nam era fans Got the inspiration for this build at the Planes of Fame museum in Chino CA

Tamiya 1\48th Bristol Beaufighter

Tamiya beaufighter (and yes this one is Tamiya) built this one out of the box always loved the lines on this plane fun build

1\48th scale Accurate Miniatures TBM Avenger

AM kits are wonderfull kits heavy detail and really good fits I did find some room for additional detail in the fuel tank access panel and added some PE seat belts drilled out the guns and exhaust tubes both of my uncles flew in these in 1943-[...]