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@jimmiesteve Steve Oakson

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I have been building models since I was five. Many moons ago. I currently concentrate on 1/32 WW II aircraft. Also, have built a few vacuforms in this scale also. Member of IPMS- Great Plains.

P-51D “Short-Fuse Sallee”

- this plane represents one flown by Richard Turner with the 354th FG in the 9th AF. -The 354th was attached to the 9th AF as the first P-51 group in Europe , but it flew a majority of its missions under the control of the 8[...]

P-51K “Mrs. Bonnie”

- this is the 1/32 Revell kit with Life-Like decals for the aircraft of 348th FG pilot Bill Dunham. - the windscreen and fillet tail from Aerocraft Models [...]

F-86D Sabre Dog

This the Kitty Hawk kit. The build is SOB except for the pitot tube from Hobbydecal. It’s a nice edition. The black “darts” on the tail and drop tanks are cut from black decal sheet. -Color scheme taken from the internet site- Sab[...]

F-86D Sabre Dog

This the Kitty Hawk kit. The build is SOB except for the pitot tube from Hobbydecal. It’s a nice edition. The black “darts” on the tail and drop tanks are cut from black decal sheet. -Color scheme taken from the internet site- Sab[...]

Kansas titled P-47s

P-47D Razorback. “Kansas Tornado” 510fs 405FG Europe. Pilot: Howard Curran Served in Europe and Korea. Debate exists regarding ace status. Kit: Trumpeter. Generally a good kit except for the Hamilton Standard prop- prop h[...]

KI-45 tei hei. ZoukeiMura

This is the ZoukeiMura kit SOB-except for the tail wheel. The story here is that I had built the ID vac kit years ago. I was working on the ZM kit. My 2 cats found the ZM tail wheel in the box- never to be seen again🤨. The very nicely done vac k[...]

Finnish Fokker D XXI series 3

This is the Silverwings Fokker D XXI that has been modified from the original ”Dutch” layout. The Finnish manufacturer Valtion license built eighty-nine airframes following the delivery of seven template aircraft from Holland. These aircraft use[...]

COVID No. 13. AlleyCat CAC Boomerang

My final covid build for 2020🥺. This a resin kit. Overall I was pleased when it was completed. The Boomerang was a panic development fighter from the Wirraway by the Aussies at the beginning of the war. It did not have much air to air action, bu[...]

COVID No.12 1/32 IBG Pzl-11c

In total summation of this kit- WOW! I could not believe the plastic when I opened the box for this kit. I had built several kits of this bird over the years, but this in a totally new league of detail. The wing and fuselage corrugations are in[...]

1/32 Trumpegawa Grumman F6F3 Hellcat

I was intrigued in doing this conversion of Trumpeter wings/ Hasegawa fuselage after reading an online article someone who had accomplished this. Looking on eBay this spring, I saw both kits for $30-40 range. Wheels began spinning and I bought o[...]