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I'm in my early 70s, a life long modeler and all round airplane nut.
I grew up on airports and have a lot of hands on experience with all the Grumman Amphibians, but mostly the Widgeon.
I build mostly 48th scale aircraft (with a few Wm. Bros. 32nd scale race planes tossed in) and 35th scale armor.

Okay, ya forced my hand, here's my addtion to the Wildcat collection.

I used the Tamiya kit with the Just Plane Stuff -3 conversion. Unlike some of them sold mine was in good shape with no major problems. I did sand down the flotation bag covers on the wings which stood a little to high. It's a pretty [...]

A Sewart Seacraft 50′ Crewboat

Back in the last century I worked on boats exactly like this in the Gulf of Mexico. For years I've wanted to convert the Monogram Swift Boat back into what it came from - a Sewart Seacraft 50' crewboat, I finally did. The conversion [...]