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@my2cuz Larry J. Allen

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Hobby Boss 1/72 HH-60H Rescue Hawk [Late Version]

Recently, I have been working on helicopter kits, but this is my first one in 1/72 scale. I uysed Model Master enamels thinned with lacquer thinner through a Grex airbrush, buffing metalizers on the rotor blades, Future brushed on over the deca[...]

Pilot Presentation Model

Some of our little East Texas Model Builders Club recently built a model to be presented to a friend of one of the members. The pilot flew 135 missions over North Vietnam, out of DaNang, way back when. Two of our guys were able to travel to th[...]

MRC 1/35 Bell 47D Mash Helicopter – Kit #BA 102

With my fumbling fingers, failing eyesight and faulty building techniques, this kit was a challenge. Fitting, aligning and keeping the boom/frame assembly straight was frustrating, to say the least. The illustrations in the instructions for th[...]

Tamiya 1:48 Swordfish

This was an 'off and on again' project, mainly due to self induced problems. I still don't have the sequence of rigging steps figured out, and when they should fit in the construction, painting and weathering stages. I had no major problems wi[...]