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@luftwaffe-birdman Walt B

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I started building when I was in the fifth grade and continued through college. After that life got in the way, but I never lost the desire to build again and about fourteen years ago I started building again. I build almost exclusively 1/48th scale aircraft and armor from WWII (especially german), because of their fun and varied camouflage schemes. Posting to this sight has been fun, and a great way to get new ideas from the feed back I receive and also seeing what others are doing.

1/48 Bf-109G-2 Captured! Hasegawa Bf-109G-6 kit

As usual during a big build, I try to take a bit of a break and do a smaller concurrent build. I am currently building the ICM 1/48th He111Z-1 Zwilling [...]

Me262 Night Fighter 1/48th Dragon

I finished this kit a few years back. Simply said, it is no Tamiya! I have not built a lot of Dragon model kits, but what I have built have all had the same trait. Basically subcomponents or assemblies fit together well, but when you [...]

Bf-109K-4 Hasegawa 1/48 "Yellow 13"

It's not like we don't see enough 109's here, but I know for some you can never have too many. I finished this one a while back, and really enjoyed the kit. I am not an aficionado so I cannot attest to the kits accuracy or lack thereof. [...]

Fa 223 Drache, 1/48 Special Hobby

I built this a while back and had it in its carrying case, to take to a show. Well, the drive way at our house had the same pitch as the roof, and when backing out, the model slid from one end of the case to the other. Well of course it [...]

P-61 "Nocturnal Nemesis"1/48 Great Wall Hobby

The P-61 has always been one of my favorite aircraft from WWII. When they first came out I built two of the Monogram kits and had a ball with them. I even put electric motors in one so that the props would spin. All in all I think the [...]

Bf-110G-2 ZG1, "Skeletal Hand" Revell 1/48th Scale

I have always liked the Bf-110, it just has very pleasing lines to me. While it proved a general failure as a heavy escort, it still proved to be a formidable foe in other roles. I have built this kit before under a different boxing, and [...]

Monogram B-17 Flying Fortress, "The Swoose -1944 Model" 1/48th

Well my first completion of the new year, and one that I have been working on for a longer period of time than I would like to admit. I did a build blog in the Aircraft work in progress [...]

Just Another Fun Build, Citroen Traction 11CV 1/48th Tamiya

Along with my Bf-109E-3/4 I built a Citroen to go along with it. This was a nice fun little kit, I missed a few things in the build the biggest is I missed some of the very fine seam lines until I painted it. I was amazed at how small [...]

Tamiya Bf-109E-4

I am in the middle of building an old Monogram 1/48 B-17 and got frustrated by some paint issues. I decided to take a break, and do a quick uncomplicated build. I have an old Cutting Edge Bf 109E sheet (CED48189). There was one bird in [...]

Now for Something Completely Different (at least for me) Hasegawa 1/48 Nate

I as a rule never build Japanese aircraft. Not because of any bias, but just because most of their subject matter doesn't interest me all that much. I built this though to have something to enter into the local Dragon Show. A show put [...]