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I am a life long artist, designer and former Hasbro toy designer from Rhode Island. I build models professionally and I build just about anything! Modeling is my passion!

Starting the 1/12 scale GT40

This is the start of the 1/12 scale Ford GT40, this kit from China has no brand name but I am fairly certain that this is a kit produced by Trumpeter. This kit from what I can tell was once a toy due to the chunky vinyl parts and oversized [...]

1/32 scale Tamiya Mosquito complete build

Hello fellow modelers! Here is my completed 1/32 scale Tamiya Mosquito. First off I can't recommend this kit enough, but only for the experienced builder as it is a complicated build and you really need to pay attention. There are also a [...]

Richard Petty 73 Charger by MPC

Hello all!I haven't posted a build in a long time but it is great to be back! Here is the MPC 1/12 Scale Richard Petty 73 Charger and quite possibly the worst mass produced kit I have ever experienced, bring all of your skills if you [...]

Alfa 8C Monza 1/12 Scale Post Race

Hi friends. Here is my latest build, the Itaileri 1/12 scale Alfa Romeo 8C Monza. This is a fiddly kit to say the least, I really don't understand the use of tiny screws and bolts on a plastic kit but what do I know lol. This is definitely [...]

P-51D Tamiya 1/32 Scale All metal skin! "Tattie Bus"

Well here she is! This will be my last metal skin build for a while! Such a pain to do this technique lol. This is the 1/32 scale Tamiya kit, nice kit, few fit issues but nothing really bad. The metal is the difficult part, hand cutting [...]

Tamiya 1/32 Scale P-51D with aluminum skin Part 1

Hello fellow modelers! Well i'm at it again with the aluminum skin builds. As you can see I am well under way on this P-51D from Tamiya. Great kit so far, few little fit issues but nothing crazy. Scratch built the seat cushion some wiring [...]

1/32 Scale Italeri F-104 ASA-M Italian Air Force with real aluminum skin

Hi friends, here is the completed F-104 ASA with real aluminum skin. I am so glad to be done with F-104s for awhile! This kit is my second 1/32 Italeri Starfighter and they are a good kit, but I added a lot of scratchbuilt details, [...]

UPDATE - 1/32 Scale Italeri F-104G ASA-M Italian Air Force with real aluminum skin

Well here I am again in aluminum hell! I promised I wouldn't do another metal skin airplane for awhile but I got hired to do another one and I can't say no lol. 90% of the details are completed so it is on to all the metal work. I can tell [...]

1/32 Scale Italeri F-104G ASA-M Italian Air Force with real aluminum skin

Well I have started my second F-104 in less than a month! I was commissioned to do this kit for an Italian test pilot that flew this F-104, so here I go again! Cockpit and engine complete, now onto the hard part...the aluminum skin 🙁 I [...]

1/48 Scale Macchi C.205 Veltro "Luftwaffe"

This is a 1/48 scale Macchi by Hasegawa that I got at a yard sale for 2.00 a few years back. While I waited for the mailman to bring my next big project I decided to build this to cut the boredom. Kit was simple, fit was pretty good, [...]