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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

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 Luftwaffe set[...]

Revell Junkers Ju 88P-1 1/72 Scale

This is a conversion of Revell of Germany’s excellent Junkers Ju 88C-6 kit into a cannon-armed P-1 version using an Aimes conversion set. This set consist of a vacuformed gondola, resin nose and canopy combing, brass gun barrel, and decals – a [...]

Revell Heinkel He 177 Greif in 1/72 Scale

This is the Revell of Germany He 177A-5 Greif kit number 04616 in 1/72 scale. The clear parts could be a little better molded but overall it is an excellent kit. This one is armed with three Henschel Hs 293 glide bombs instead of the Fritz X w[...]

Airfix Boeing B-17E Conversion “THE BLUE GOOSE” in 1/72 Scale

B-17E Flying Fortress serial number 41-2616 THE BLUE GOOSE is somewhat enigmatic due to there being no known photographs of her. What is known is that the USAAF requisitioned her from an RAF order and that she was given a unique paint job at th[...]

Boeing F4B-1 Conversion in 1/72 Scale

This is a conversion of the Monogram F4B-4 kit which back-dates it to the earlier F4B-1 using the RareBits vacuform fuselage and a Radial Engines & Wheels resin Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp radial engine. Not overly difficult and the res[...]

Monogram Boeing F4B-4

A pair of the venerable Monogram Boeing F4B-4 kits, first released in 1968. This is one of the easiest biplane kits to build, the landing gear legs and fuselage struts are molded as part of the fuselage halves with results in a strong assembly [...]

Czech Master Resin Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk

The Sparrowhawk was designed as a “trapeze fighter” to be carried by the airships Akron and Macon. Their primary means of recovery was to hook onto the underside of the airship and be hoisted into an internal hanger. When operating over water [...]

Curtiss F11C-2 Goshawk

This is the Monogram kit from 1968 in 1/72 scale. Even though it is over fifty years old the kit still compares well to recent releases, featuring some very nice surface detail and clever engineering which ensures correct alignment and easy con[...]

Matchbox Boeing P-12E

Two builds of the classic Matchbox P-12 kit, first issued way back in 1972. The decals are from Starfighter Decals sheet 72-122, I couldn’t decide which markings I liked best so I decided to build two! “White 1” is the P-12E of the commander o[...]

Plastic Soldier StuG III Ausf. G Assault Guns

Over the last few years there have been several armor kits released which are specifically aimed at the wargame community. Plastic Soldier, Armorfast, and Italeri have all issued kits, usually multiple vehicles in the same boxing. The kits are[...]