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Into all things 1/48 WW1 and WW2. Aircraft, dios, armour etc. favourite topics are, Luftwaffe, RAAF , Dutch airforce, BoB, and anything that flies from around 1914-1946 essentially. 🙂
Recently started WW1 subjects. All of 2021. Can't see myself doing anything else for a while, unless more WW2 British bombers get released. Keeping an eye on that Beaufort release. LOL. 2023 now and I'm now getting into some 1/48 afv. And that Beaufort was one of my favourite builds of 2022.

Sd Kfz 234/2

One of the great things about 1/48 AFV is the ease and speed of getting them done. Finished in 5 hours. Tamiya Sd Kfz 234/2 Puma unknown unit, Berlin April 1945.

1/48 Gasoline Flakpanzer 38t

Finished today. 1/48 Gasoline Flakpanzer 38(t) Ausf. L Gepard/Sd. Kfz 140. Caen, France June 1944 lasting till December 1944 when it took part in Operation Northwind (in the anti aircraft defence role) with the 17th SS Panzer Grenadier [...]

A tale about a tail.

1/48 Hasegawa Messerschmitt Me109G-6. Htm Franz Dorr, CO of 111/JG5, Gossen, Norway. May 1945. This one was started years ago when I realised I didn't have the right tail section for the version I was doing. I had a G-14 short tail. [...]

1/48 Fw190A-4

Hello all. My 1/48 Eduard Focke Wulf Fw190-A-4 2/JG54 "Grunherz" Black 3 - unknown pilot. Nikolskoye, Russia May 1943. Eduard brassin engine and cockpit set used. Lots of cutting away parts and scratch building of exhaust panels [...]

1/48 Hasegawa Pete

1/48 Hasegawa Mitsubishi F1M2 "Pete" Rekata Bay, Santa Isabel Island of the Soloman Islsnds. 1944. Weather beaten and eventually abandoned along with many Japanese types, parts of some of which can still be found there today, if [...]

Fw190 A-3

A nice simple build. Tamiya 1/48 Fw190 A-3. Flown by unknown pilot 7/JG2, Theville, France. 6 June 1942. Decals were made up from spares. I just wanted to do a fast build or 2 before embarking on something pretty full on around Jan 24. [...]

1/48 Airfix Anson Mk1

Just completed my Airfix Avro Anson Mk1 6013, formerly RAF 9943. Borden Ontorio using Iliad decals. The interior was the most enjoyable part of the build for me. I had some fit issues, but it may have been my fault. Not sure tbh. But glad [...]

1965 Ford Mustang

Just completed today. Revell 1/24 1965 Ford Mustang 2x2 Flashback (whatever that means lol). Built for a very dear friend and band mate, because he loves cars. I don't do cars so am a novice but I learned alot from doing this and watching [...]

Tamiya Focke Wulf Fw190F-9 1/48

Tamiya Focke Wulf Fw190F-9 Luftflotte 4, May 1945. Found abandoned in Neubiberg, Germany. As is often the case, there is much debate on what colours it was painted. So I went with the later war colours of Rlm 76, 75,83 and a splash of 81 [...]

Eduard 1/48 Messerschmitt Me109G-6

Eduard 1/48 Messerschmitt Me109G-6 flown by Ofw Alfred Surau 9/JG3 Bad Worishofen, Germany 1943. Surau last saw combat on October 14th (famous Schweinfurt raid) in this aircraft, when it was hit by B17 defensive fire from his 46th and [...]