This is the ancient Peerless/Max 1/35 15Cwt CMP that was originally released with the 6 Pounder anti-tank gun. The kit dates back to 1974
Painted and marked as the 5th Canadian Armoured Division, 12th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Artillery co. - It[...]
I thought I'd share another completion from last year. Monograms 1/48 262 done up as Galland's aircraft from JV 44
- Rescribed as required (real aircraft had panel lines, joints, rivets filled and sanded smooth)
- Open engine panels and gun bay [...]
With ICM's Dornier 17z having been out for a while, I thought I'd revisit Classic Airframes 1/48 Do17Z-2.
It’s completed as a machine belonging to 9/KG 76, Corneilles-en-Vexin, France, July 1940 using Techmod sheet 48009 (great decals!). It requ[...]
This is the old 1/48 Monogram P-38 Lightning updated somewhat. I started the kit because I had the original Aeromaster decal sheet with the dragon's mouths done in the wrong colors (later printings had a correction sheet) The result was the Drag[...]
With the arrival of ICM's much anticipated kit, I thought it only fair to revisit Monograms version from the '90s.
With a scratchbuilt interior (most of which can't be seen) some detailing on the gear, engines and an open canopy, the old Monogr[...]
Airfix's 1/48 kit of the Mosquito FB VI converted to a Mk XVIII 'Molins' 57mm sub hunter.
The main gun was a standard British Army 6 pounder anti-tank gun, fitted with an auto loader and could fire 25 rounds in 20 seconds! The .303 machine gu[...]
Here's an oldie from over 20 years ago. It's a 1/48 Testors F-5A wings and fuselage, a Monogram cockpit section (heavily modified) and canopy, with the nose and tip tanks vacuformed over balsa wood masters. Everything was rescribed, and detail[...]
This is the Hobbyboss FW-190D-11 in 1/48. Its a nice kit, with good engineering and crisp, delicate recessed detail. It requires a little modification to be an accurate D-11 (mis-located wing guns, no upper or lower wing bulges, upper gun cowl [...]
Here's my Hobbyboss FW-190D-9, of II/JG6 in May 1945. Its a very nice kit, but could use a few tweeks to make it really stand out. I really like the patched together scheme's of wars end.
True Details seat and Ultracast exhaust, Mike Grant inst[...]
This is Tamiya's ancient (1974?) 1/35 M5A1 Stuart updated to a late variant by removing the Cullen device, side skirts, adding a scratch built stowage bin on the rear, tow cables from fine solder, replacing all the molded in tie down loops with [...]