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@jeff-carle Jeff Carle

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Retired, modeler most of my life. Aviation nut, travelled all over for airshows and museums (latest was Tillamook in Oregon).

Trumpeter Firefly

I have waited a while for a 48 scale kit that suited my modeling skills, and still I wait! This kit is nicely molded, but the fit is quite “fiddly”. I will post more as I work through this, but I had to remove a lot of locating ribs to fit the f[...]

Water Wings Group Build

I am well underway with the GWH TBD Devastator float plane. I am impressed with the quality of the molding and the engineering in this kit, my first from GWH. It doesn't appear to require much filler or sanding, but I am sure I will find someth[...]

Hobby Boss FJ-4B

I just finished this VU-7 Fury. I have always loved this scheme, but had never tried it until I picked up the Aeromaster decals and the Hobby Boss kit. A little bit of work, but the kit was easy compared to the planning and masking for the paint[...]