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@themturtles Amari Luu

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I am a sophomore in high school. My model building interest started in the summer before my 8th grade year. I originally started by building only ships but branched out to tanks and aircraft.

Skyraider

I made the Tamiya 1/48 Skyraider as close to the paint scheme reference as I could. I chose the one from the USS Intrepid because I have actually been onboard it.

T29

Out of the US heavy tanks prototypes of WW2, the T29 is one of my favorite due to its large rangefinders. This is also my first time building a Takom model and I enjoyed it very much. While building, I also heard the story of and IS2 named [...]

Thunderbolt

While I experiment with my airbrush, I also decided to give spray cans a go. It worked marvelously and I finally have a metallic colored plane. After seeing Tom Cleaver’s post about the thunderbolt at D-day I decided to give it invasion [...]

F4 Phantom Marines

I was building my second thunderbolt but got tired of sawing the resin gunbays and engine plus my razor saw broke. I had another 1/32 phantom in the stash and decided to build that. This time I tried following the paint and decal scheme as [...]

1/32 Phantom

I ordered resin gunbays for my Thunderbolt project and decided to build a phantom. The Revell 1/32 phantom I started last year had a lot of fitting problems so I put it aside. This time I tried building the Tamiya one and loved everything [...]

Thunderbolt

Hi everyone, this time I built the 1/48 Tamiya p47. I found a large wooden board that gave me an idea for my next diorama. I have tested that the board can fit up to four 1/48 planes and I have two more thunderbolts in my stash so I’m [...]

Lightning

Since it’s been a while since my last Lightning, I decided to build another Tamiya one. To make it more interesting, I bought the Eduard base for it, some resin figures and built a table. I put resin ammo boxes and a .50 caliber machine [...]

1/350 Mikasa

The 1/350 Hasegawa Mikasa has been sitting around in my stash for a while. I had gotten the photo etch upgrade and wooden deck. Since I was on spring break and the speech and debate season ended I decided to finally build it. The lifeboats [...]

Third Corsair

Hi everyone, this time, I built yet another Corsair. I wanted to make it more detailed so I used Eduard PE seatbelts and resin wheels. I also wanted to open up one wing and add in a gunbay. I wasn’t able to find any resin gunbays but I [...]

F7 Tigercat Korean War Group Build

Hi everyone, this is the Italeri 1/48 Tigercat. I also finally get to go back to in-person at my school. Walking around, I also noticed some models around my school including a 1:16 kv1 and a Thunderbolt of an unidentified but very large [...]