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Hey fellow modelers! Gary, from Williamsport, PA.
I’ve been modeling for roughly 45-50 years, starting with my Dad at the age of 6. My first solo “project” was the Pt-109, probably the Revell kit, and still recall attaching the mufflers upside down….my first lesson in following the instructions. Like many of us in my age age bracket, modeling became a passion in the 1970’s, when I saw my first Shep Paine booklet, included in the Monogram B-17 kit. Yup, that’s what I want to do.
My modeling subjects lean towards WW2 subjects but I throw in some WW1, US Civil War and a few wooden ships, just to keep from getting stagnant. Outside of modeling I keep busy with being a draftsman at Lycoming Engines, (I work to live, I don’t live to work) visiting family, sports (Pens, Yanks, PSU), visiting battlefields, historical sites and museums, hiking, kayaking, snow-shoeing, cooking-grilling.
Hopefully you will enjoy my past, current and future projects posted here on I-modeler.
Thanks! Be safe! Happy Modeling!

Hiding From the Jabos!

Hi All, While I’m procrastinating to get some newer projects photographed, I’d like to share this “late in the war” diorama, including a 1/48 Tamiya, Fw-190D and Kubelwagen, I completed 10-15 years ago. I hope you like it and I hope you do not [...]

Wingnut Wings Albatros D.V

My first post, I hope you like my work: The Albatros, my first Wingnut Wings kit, was built straight from the box but includes some additional cockpit wiring, fish line wing rigging with scratch-built turnbuckles and two laminated wood propelle[...]