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WC-54 Ambulance Vignette: “War and a Piece”

Hi All This vignette, titled, “War and a Piece” was inspired by the wedding scene in the movie, The Story of G.I. Joe,... but I just had to give it a twist. Thanks for taking a look. As always, KEEP IT FUN! Kit: Italeri, 1/35, [...]

"Down but Not Out", USMC Piper NE-1

Hello All, My latest diorama, titled, “Down but Not Out”, depicting an USMC Piper NE-1 based in the Pacific. This was a simultaneous build along with my Jim Sullivan GB, Piper NE-1. The diorama portion was the major portion of this [...]

Fokker D.VII's

Hi All, Finally finished five Fokkers! Though a rewarding project, at times it was tedious (fiddly kit parts, keeping each build parts separated, lozenge decals) and monotonous (over and over steps X 5). I am pleased with the outcome but [...]


Happy 2024 to all and much productive bench time. As Always...KEEP IT FUN! 2023 Output. Model Shipway's 18th Century Long Boat HALBERD MODELS 1/48 LIMITED EDITION RESIN PIPER ENFORCER / EDUARD 1/48 F-6D/K No.82103 Tamiya 1/48U.S. M20 [...]

Jim Sullivan Memorial Build, Piper NE-1

Hi All, My second build for the Mr. Jim Sullivan memorial group build is based on a picture in the book, Golden Wings 1941-1945, co-authored by Jim Sullivan, a USN, Piper NE-1. The NE-1 is the Navy version of the iconic Piper J3C-65, Cub [...]

Jim Sullivan Memorial Build, F2A Buffalo

Hi All, This is my first contribution to the Mr. Jim Sullivan Memorial Group Build. I did not know Jim personally but have read many of his books and enjoyed seeing his models here on iModeler. His talents will be missed. I hope my [...]

Piper Aircraft Museum

Hi All. Finally made a trip to Lock-Haven, Pennsylvania to visit the Piper Aircraft museum and I'd like to share some pics. The museum is located at the old Piper facilities where the aircraft were manufactured from 1930's - 1980's. If [...]


Sometimes in our modeling journey we get involved with builds we had no intention of building but are glad we did. This was one such build for me. My co-worker, Phil, who was a F-111 munitions maintenance ground crewman, based at Nellis [...]

U.S. M20 Vignette

Hi All, A vignette depicting a US M20 out on patrol in Germany towards the end of the war. 1/48 Tamiya U.S. M20 Armored Utility Car Model Accessories M20 Interior Photo Etch set Black Dog Snow-chained Wheel set Decals are from the [...]


"Vintage" additions...well at least pre 1990's Along with yours' truly 1/48 Otaki FW-190 1/48 Monogram P-61 Black Widow 1/32 Williams Brothers F9C Sparrowhawk