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@marvin Marvin Reyes

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Lives in Central California. Builds mostly 1/48th scale.

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Kitty Hawk F-101C Voodoo

I've had this Kitty Hawk kit since it came out a couple years ago, but it kept getting put on the back burner due to other projects cutting in line. Well, I finally decided to finish the Voodoo, especially since Kitty Hawk has decided to release[...]

Trumpeter A3D-2 Sky Warrior

I picked this kit up when it first came out a few years ago...and I finally got around to building it. I was between kits and I thought this Trumpeter kit would be a fast and easy build... I was so wrong! First of all, this is a large aircraft,[...]

Hobby Boss F-84G Thunderjet 1/32nd scale

Hi everyone: I managed to finish another kit, this time in 32nd scale (I usually do 1/48th). This is Hobby Boss' F-84G which, except for Eduard seatbelts, and some wire brakelines, is OOB. The decals are kit decals; I know, these markings are do[...]

Atlantis (ex-Aurora) “Classic Plastic” TWA DC-9, 72nd scale

This is one that I just completed; it's the Atlantis Models DC-9-15 (or thereabouts). This kit appears to be a re-issue of an ancient kit, which I believe was originally Aurora. In any event, the kit is very basic, and consists of parts with ver[...]

HobbyBoss FJ-4B Fury

I built this kit awhile ago, but haven't displayed it much, so here goes. This is the old HobbyBoss kit in 1/48th scale. It is done OOB, using parts and decals that come with the kit. I think this kit is fairly basic, but it makes up into a pret[...]

My iModeler Best in Show prize arrived…I’m so happy!!!

I want to thank Martin and the rest of the judging team for picking my Hobby Boss Ka-29 "Helix-B" as the February award winner; I am still surprised that my model won. Martin provided me with a list of kits to choose from, from which I picked th[...]

Kitty Hawk F9F-8P Photo Cougar

Here's my take on the Kitty Hawk F9F-8P Cougar (1/48th). I originally was going to do the VF-61 fighter version, however, I messed-up by adding the intake spltter plate, before I realized that this version did not have the splitter. I found the [...]

HobbyBoss Ka-29 “Helix-B”

This is the HobbyBoss Kamov Ka-29 “Helix-B”, in 1/72nd scale. The kit exterior is pretty nice, however, there is very little detail inside of the cockpit or the rear transport compartment. I added a little scratchbuilt detail inside the cockpit [...]

HobbyBoss F-105D Thunderchief (1/48th)

Here's the HobbyBoss F-105D in 48th. The kit has way too many parts, that make construction difficult, especially the wings. The seperate spoilers on the upper wing are a pain and it's a pain to get the spoilers to lay flat. The same goes for t[...]

Ki-Tech Cutlass

The Vought F7U Cutlass has always been one of my favorite airplanes, but getting a nice one in 48th scale is tough; the choices are limited, with the Hobbycraft kit, with all its faults, probably being the best one. I realize that there is a ra[...]
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