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I've been building models since I was 8, that's 50 years ago. I really started making good builds in the mid 80's. I live near Princeton in New Jersey USA. My wife loves all of the models that I build...fact!

More Pictures of the Revell 1/48 Type IXc.

My love for U-Boats started back in the early 70's when I first read Herbert Werner's "Iron Coffins". I bought Revell's Type IX U-Boat as soon as it was out. The build was pretty much straight forward. The size of the hull (42 [...]

This year's builds.... so far;

From the top; Hobby Craft 1/48 Me 109B out of Box. Williams Bros 1/32 Gee Bee Racer with Gabreski figure for effect. O.o.b. Testors 1/48 SR-71, added details to landing gear, resin cockpit, rescribed entire model. Model Craft 1/48 F-82, [...]

Revell 1/72 Type IXc U-Boat, U-505 Capture June 1944.

Built out of box. First time using salt treatment. The conning tower is insignia blue, ya, I couldn't belive it too but according to a couple of sites this was the color. Figures are from Czech Masters with some modification.