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@rickard-malmborg Rickard Malmborg

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I am a 1/48 scale guy focused on WWII fighters, preferably German. Resent years though, I have found myself building mostly 1/72 scale jets… How it turned out this way I do not know.

I live in Stockholm, Sweden, with my family and aircrafts and model building has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.

Tamiya F4F-4 Wildcat 1/48

The Tamiya Wildcat was a nice kit to build, clever parts breakdown and no fit problem (as with most Tamiya kits); the only extra I put in to it was some details in the cockpit. There was a lot of talk about the floor in this kit (as the Wildcat [...]

P-40E Red Star 1/72

This is the 1/72 scale Hasegawa P-40E Warhawk in Red Star dress. I built this one mostly because I looked forward to the painting and I was attracted to the red stars for some reason. This was a rather simple build and only seatbelts was added. [...]

F-84 Thunderjet 1/72

This model was built for a special event named “Wash & go” during IPMS Open (Sweden) a couple of years ago. The deal was to build a model in quite a limited time; one week ahead of the event you got to know what model was to be built and the[...]

Gates Learjet 1/48

This is the Revell (Hasegawa) Gates Learjet in 1/48 scale. Despite its age the kit is really nice, well ok you’ll have to live with the raised panel lines. This is my only airliner/bizjet so far and I built is just because I like the look of th[...]