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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.

McDonnell Douglas F2H-4 Banshee

This is the Tigger vacuform kit in 1/32 scale I had wanted a kit in this scale since I converted the old Hawk F2H-2 1/48 kit to a -4 many years ago. The conversion took much longer than me binning it after completion. Really no [...]

Spitfire Mk XII

This is the 1/32 Revell Mk IX kit converted to the Mk XII. It represents one flown by R H Harries in No. 91 Squadron. He was the top ace in Griffon engined Spitfires with 10/1 of his 15+3 sh/2/5? I used the Grey Matters Mk XII conversion [...]

Infinity 1/32 DeHavilland Vampire Mk 9

England was an early producer of jet aircraft behind Germany. The Meteor was their first jet in service in WW II. The Vampire was the next jet to follow in service. The mock-up was was ok’d in 1942 with first prototype flights in 1944. [...]

Vought F4U-4B

VF-884 Bitter Birds Home based at NAS Olathe, Kansas. KoreanWar. -Flevo Decals. -Trumpeter F4U-4B kit. [...]

Curtiss P6E Hawk

This is the Silverwings 1/32 resin kit. - This is a very nice kit overall. Since it is resin and limited production, it takes some effort. PE and decals are included. To me, this plane is one of the most [...]

P-26 Peashooter

This is the old Hasegawa kit. I picked this up from a friend at a contest last year. I had wanted to do one for a long time. I saw Yellow Wings decals for this model when I was perusing the internet one day and knew I had to do this bird. [...]

North American FJ-4B Fury

This is the ID vacuform kit that I picked up in the sale bin at Colpar’s in Denver about 8 years ago. It really hasn’t been on the SOD that long. We moved from Colorado back to Kansas in 2014. - For a vacuform, this was well [...]

Mitsubishi A5M4

This is the Special Hobby kit 1/32scale. -The build is pretty much OOB, but take your time with it. It is one of their earlier kits. The stabilizers don’t have any locating pins. So I added some for strength. [...]

Westland Whirlwind

This is the 1/32 Special Hobby kit. It is built to represent the aircraft flown by Squadron leader Eeles. -This is a wonderful kit in my opinion, but not for a [...]

Mustang Mk III

This is the aircraft of No. 315 Polish Sqn Ldr Horbaczewski post D-Day. He had 16 total kills with 5+1 sh in the Mustang. - this is the Revell P-51D kit converted with Trumpeter spine and Aerocraft [...]