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I build in 1/72, all subjects but mainly aircraft. Visit my modeling blog here: https://wordpress.com/view/inchhighguy.wordpress.com

Boeing B-38 Whiffer Conversion in 1/72 Scale

This is a “What If” conversion of the Academy B-17 kit into what the B-38 project might have evolved into had it gone into production. I’m not sure what it would be called, I have been thinking of it as the “Frankenfortress” but [...]

A Tableful of 2023

A productive year! 72 completions total, 58 aircraft and 14 vehicles, all to 1/72 scale. I managed to complete one batch roughly every month, the photos are of each group which shared the bench. If anyone is interested, more details and [...]

Eduard Bf 109F-2 and Bf 109F-4

The Eduard 1/72 scale Messerschmitts are the new kids on the block, and the new release comes with lots of bells and whistles in the form of two PE frets, Kabuki tape masks, and a generous (and interesting) decal sheet. Surprisingly, the [...]

Revell HMCS Snowberry K166 Flower Class Corvette

This is a build of the Revell Flower Class Corvette. The kit was initially released by Matchbox in 1979 and has been re-released repeatedly since, often with upgrades or bonus parts. The kit was built for a friend who wanted to use it [...]

Arma Yakovlev Yak-1b

I was so impressed with Arma’s FM-2 Wildcats that I ordered a couple of their Yak-1’s from Hannants. This is kit 70027, their “Expert Set” which contains photoetch and a mask set. The parts are of the highest quality with [...]

Afghani Northern Alliance Tank Transporter Diorama

Here is a diorama showing the arrival of a Northern Alliance T-55 being welcomed by Afghani militia. The tank transporter is Takom’s MAZ-537, the T-55 is from Trumpeter. Figures on the vehicles are from Paracel Miniatures, the rest are [...]

2021 Indianapolis Roscoe Turner IPMS Show

Yesterday marked the first IPMS show I was able to attend since the beginning of lockdowns. Ironically the last show I attended was also hosted by the Indianapolis IPMS chapter over thirteen months ago. The club moved the contest site to [...]

Azure FRROM Martin B-10

This is the new tool Azure FRROM Martin B-10B kit, one of three boxings they released in 2020. The B-10 was considered to be quite innovative when it first flew in 1932, featuring an internal bomb bay, enclosed crew positions, and [...]

Arma Hobby General Motors FM-2 Wildcats

Arma Hobby is beginning to make a name for itself by releasing subjects which have been long overlooked in 1/72 scale. This is the FM-2 variant of the Wildcat. This version was produced by General Motors so Grumman could focus on Hellcat [...]

Sd. Kfz. 9 FAMO Halftrack Dioramas in 1/72 Scale

Here are three dioramas featuring Sd. Kfz. 9 FAMO Halftracks in 1/72 scale. The first is a Planet Models resin kit with Black Dog accessories. The figures are mainly from Preiser set 72505, augmented with others from one of their [...]