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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.

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 on by D[...]

He-219 Uhu, by Tamiya in 1/48

When I got back into modeling, I had been out for a long time and was amazed at what detail could be attained with resin. So of course I took a very good model the Tamiya He-219 Owl, and try and make it better. I used the Aires resin kit. I [...]

Hobby Craft YP-59 Aircomet 1/48

I built this when I just wanted a relatively easy and uncomplicated build. Of course that didn't mean I couldn't improve the kit by using some resin enhancements. I used True Details Cockpit also the True Details Wheels set. Both provided eas[...]

Monogram He-111 in 1/48th

I build a lot of Luftwaffe aircraft and the He -111 was a mainstay of the German bomber arsenal prior to and through out the war. I really like its lines, and while not as grand as the Condor, or as versatile the Ju-88 it proved to be a work ho[...]

AC-47, Monogram C-47 Conversion in 1/48th

This was my second attempt at the AC-47. The Spooky was so incredible I built one back in the 1980's. This one 20 plus years later had the help of a resin kit for the guns and gun sight. I re-scribed all the panel lines and made the flaps fro[...]

Me-410 Hornet, 1/48 Pro-Modeler

This is an older build, that is totally out of the box. I know the flaws of the kit but all that aside I remember it as a generally satisfactory build and there is no mistaking what it is. The fit was generally good, and overall went together [...]

Steyr Type 1500A/01 Tamiya 1/48

Well this may be a record or at least a par year for me. Its not even June and I have finished my second kit. Okay I cheated, and this was one of my business travel hotel builds that I put together when traveling for business. Still I got her[...]

BMW R/75 Motorcycle w/Side-car 1/48th Bandai

Being a model builder primarily of what some consider the one true scale, 1/48th the plethora of aircraft models has never really been an issue. The availability of vehicles though was not so abundant. Bandai issued a large series of 1/48th sc[...]

Schwimmwagan 1/48th

Seeing all the fun vehicles in 1/35th we are very fortunate that a company like Tamiya decided to start doing the same in 1/48 for those of us that prefer that scale. This is Tamiya's Schwimmwagan, and it is a fun easy build that with a careful[...]

Arado Ar 234 Blitz Bomber

This is an older build that I was inspired to post after seeing Tom Rogers great build earlier today. While his has a great story behind it, mine doesn't. This is the Monogram/Revell kit and is built basically out of the box, except for the ad[...]