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@ssgt Jay Mitchell

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I’ve been building models , off & on, for over 50 years . In recent years it’s been more off then on . Mostly military aircraft from the 1930s -1960s, and 20th century warships. Primarily I gravitate toward older kits.

Monogram P-47 Thunderbolts

A few years ago I came across some P-47 decal sheets that had some nose art I really liked. Inspired by my daughter , Erin’s , interest in wolves, I built the one with the coyote first. Recently I completed ““Dallas Blonde”. Both came from Barra[...]

Japanese Spitfire

Recently I completed an Arii Spitfire Mk VIII. The MkVIII is my favorite version of the Spitfire and as fate would have it, there was this one waiting in my stash of unbuilt kits. It was the first time I had made extensive use of paper masks for[...]

1/48 Soviet aircraft

Recently I’ve complete two world war 2 era Russian aircraft. A Zvezda PE-2 and a A.M. IL-2. The Zvezda kit is an awesome kit to build, perhaps one of the best kits on the market. The Accurate Miniatures kit wasn’t too bad either, but not as tro[...]