So there was a proposal to up gun the Abrams in the late 70s, add an auto loader, and change the drive train to a diesel. There are a number of images and drawings floating around the web and I decided to build one. So behold, my take on the b[...]
I had the modelcollect 1:72 E-75 and wanted to upgun it to 128mm based on images I'd seen online. I found a barrel on ebay and got to work in Fusion 3D to make a new Turret. I printed the turret via Shapeways and bashed some of the detail from[...]
Built several years ago from the Combrig kit. An enjoyable and relaxing kit.
This is my Discovery One form 2001. It's one of my favorite movies, and I always wanted a model of the Discovery. Ones on the market are big and very expensive, so I designed my own in 123D from Autocad. I scaled it to be 12 inches long and t[...]
This is the Airfix 1/72 Skyhawk. The only change is the addition of a Pavla seat... not really necessary the kit one is good, and aftermarket decals. Painted with Acrylics thinned with windex and Future Took me about 3 weeks to finish.
A nice easy build. I converted the main gun to a socle mounting. I was happy with it until I had to paint the name and side numeral. Surprisingly, the name was easier than the number, but I wasn't in the mood to create my own decals... so it [...]
A nice kit. Horrible wheels...get yourself some resin ones if you build this. I used Eduard canopy mask..and will never NOT be able to use them in this scale again...I likely would still be masking the canopy without them!
Added a Brass barrel, machine gun, and fruil Tracks..the rest is out of the box.
Out of the box. Did the canopy with decal strips that I had sprayed to match the rest of the plane. Painted with Floquil Concrete for the IJN grey-green.
Done several years ago on Corel Draw