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@ssgt Jay Mitchell

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I’ve been building models , off & on, for about 50 years , in recent years it’s been more off then on . Mostly military aircraft from the 1930s -1960s. Primarily I gravitate toward older kits. I’ve also worked on a variety of living aircraft as a mechanic ,from the DC-3 to the F-16C, currently I work on 737s for a large airline.

Ye Olde Zero

In an all out super human effort, I’ve decided to build a couple of models that have been waiting for quite sometime in my stash of unbuilt kits. The first being this Hasegawa A6M2 to be followed by an Airfix P-40B, at least that’s my hope. Both[...]

Random Award

I was chosen as January Random Award receipient . I chose the beautiful 1/48 Airfix Defiant MkI from the long list of available kits. It’s a very unique aircraft and I’m excited to add it to my collection. Thank you, imodeler for the awesome gift.

Color pencils

In times past I’ve used a silver color pencil to make wear marks on aircraft models. I was wondering if any other imodelers had done that. I had just recently had the thought to try using black in certain applications.

Hello imodelers

I’m a new neighbor in the iModeler community. I wanted to show you some of my past work and also my large collection of kits waiting to be built. It’s been a few years since I’ve built anything and I am hoping to get motivated to get started aga[...]