I recently turned 73, a retired middle school teacher, musician (cello, conductor), sailor (Pearson 28 in Buzzards Bay, MA), model builder (mostly 1:48 aircraft). I’ve been married to the same woman for 50 years; we have two grown children and two cats.
When my friend Jim Sullivan sent me the photo of the NAS Glenview Bearcat, I knew that was the one I wanted to replicate. Fortunately, SuperScale has those markings on their sheet 48-1008. I possessed both the Hobbycraft and Hobby Boss F8F-1 ki[...]
I really enjoyed building this excellent kit. The only aftermarket items are Eduard PE seat belts and Ultracast exhausts. I also used Eduard canopy masks and was able to re-use them on the inside for the RLM 66 after painting the outside. I used[...]