Monogram's 1990 reissue of their 1966 kit. A straight-out-of-the-box build. I kept it simple, which made this project a pleasure from start to finish. The first car model I've built since I was a kid in the 1960s. One of my favorites back [...]
Looks like this is the weekend to show vintage models.
(1.) "Scuz Fink with Dingbat." Revell's 2004 reissue of their 1965 kit.
(2.) "Huey's Hut Rod." Testors' 1993 reissue of Hawk's 1963-64 kit. Huey's head was [...]
This model of Medieval jousting armor is Aurora's 1963 reissue of their 1958 kit. The red color is the kit's metallic red plastic. The blue-green is Army Painter's "Wizards Orb." The gold is a 50/50 mix of Testors' Metallic Gold [...]
This is Aurora's 1963 reissue of their 1957 kit. Though molded in black, I sprayed all the armor with Tamiya TS-40 Metallic Black (rattle can). The decoration is Army Painter Pure Red, dabbed on with an 18/0 brush, mostly following the [...]
Completed in 2013. This is the 2011 Monogram reissue of Aurora's "Gold Knight of Nice," first released in 1959. I added the base. The armor is hand brushed with a 50/50 mix of Testors Metallic Gold and Metallic Copper, and the [...]
Completed in 2022. This is a bagged kit of the Blue Knight, first released in 1957. The nameplate on the base said "Sir Galahad," so it was part of the 1967 "Camelot" reissues. Fortunately, I was able to get a pre-1967 [...]
Completed in 2022. This is the 1/350 Pegasus kit of the Space Ark from the 1951 movie "When Worlds Collide." I filled the panel lines on the hull because they were grossly oversized. (They exist on the original studio prop, but [...]
Completed in 2022. The idea behind this diorama was to suggest the attack on Los Angeles in the 1953 movie "The War of the Worlds." Three kits were combined. Pegasus 1/48 Martian War Machine. Verlinden 1/48 Ruined Street Sections [...]