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1/48 Eduard Hellcat

F6F-5 Hellcat late. Eduard. Profipack. VF-31. Lt. Cornelius N. Nooy. USS Belleau Wood. August 1945. Built out of box except for Bitskreig Hamilton Standard Prop and EZ line for aerial. Primary paint: Vallejo model air gloss sea [...]

Magic Factory F4U-2 Corsair. 1/48

F4U-2, "White 212", Midnite Cocktail. On April 14, 1944 flown by Capt. Howard Bollman USMC shot down a Mitsubishi G4M near Kagman Field, Saipan. Wanted to try this Magic Factory kit and was very pleased. Excellent full kit [...]

Republic P-43 Lancer. Dora Wings 1/48

New Year, New Build My first go at a Dora Wings kit. It has it's pros and cons. Cons: Excessive sprue attachments and flash. Lots of test fitting. Had to grind down a few parts to get proper fit. Instructions were not great to say the [...]

Eduard Spitfire Mk. Vc RAAF

Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Mk. Vc trop in the markings of JG912, No. 79 Squadron RAAF, Kiriwina, Trobriand Islands October 1943. Part of the Eduard Southern Star dual boxing. Earlier this year I built the Spitfire Mk. Vb in marking of Sq/Ldr [...]

Arma Hobby P51 B/C 1/72

I had read the many rave reviews about the arma hobby kits, so had to pick one up. Agree that they are nice little kits. Very detailed. Especially the cockpits as has been described. Unfortunately can't see much of it after all is done but [...]

P-51D Short Fuse Sallee

Richard E. Turner. 356th FS, 354th FG. Eduard Profipack 1/48. Built out of the box aside from Draw decals. Paint. Vallejo metals: aluminum, duraluminium, and steel over Mr Color gloss black Ueno. Tamiya lacquer silver for wing [...]

Lockheed L-1049 Super G Constellation

Monogram 1/138 Super G Constellation Old Monogram kit I picked up off of ebay. Came complete with all parts and decals Built this as a kit or a version thereof back in the 70s. Went together pretty well. Low parts counts, no interior. [...]

National Museum of WW II Aviation

Visiting my son at Fort Carson for a few days and got a chance to visit the WW II aviation museum. What a great museum. Saw the ongoing restorations as well. If you're ever in Colorado Springs, make sure to check it out. Photos from the [...]

P 38J Tamiya 1/48

P 38 J Lightning #131 Major Thomas McGuire. 431st FS, 475th Fighter Group. Pudgy III Tamiya 1/48. Out of box except for eduard seatbelts. Vallejo metals over primer and Mr color GX2 gloss black. Tamiya and Vallejo acrylics. Really great [...]

P 47D Tamiya 1/48 Big A*s Bird

My first Thunderbolt build. Great kit as has been described by multiple modelers. Aftermarket Master Model detail set.. gun barrels, pitot, and gun sight. EagleCal decals. Paint: Tamiya XF and Vallejo metals. Everything was going well [...]