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My 2019 builds

Happy new year to all (with a little delay) Here are my builds completed in 2019. I can say that I am more productive than the previous year. I hope this happens in 2020 too. Happy modelling.. 1- 1/32 Hasegawa Junkers Ju-87D5 2- 1/48 ProModele[...]

One More 2019 Year in Review

I haven't been on here in forever but thought I'd share my year...even though my photos did not turn out so great. All 1/72 aircraft, 1/35 armor, with most of my planes still awaiting stands. Here's to 2020-year of the new camera!) (hopefully)

Happy New Year, and a review of builds from 2019

First of all, Happy New Year to all of you. I's been a while since my last posting here. Time has been limited maily due to a lot of work. The time left was spent with the family and actual building some models. Next to work I'm also involved [...]

2020 – a happy new year for all I hope, my models finished in 2019.

1/72 scale aircraft, not quite in order, Nose Art GB - Trumpeter Tu 160, Hasegawa FA 18F, Fujimi FA 18A, MiG GB - Fujimi / Italeri MiG 29, ADF - RS models Miles Magister, Roden F 2B, Nose Art GB - Hasegawa F 111C, 1/24 car, Tamiya Porsche 956.

Visit to the Texas National Guard Museum: Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas

My wife and I were in Austin, Texas visiting my daughter and her husband today and I had some free time while the ladies were off shopping. I decided I wanted to visit the Texas National Guard Museum which is located at Camp Mabry, the headqua[...]

Moving on to 2020…quick look at 2019

Hey, All! 2019 was a productive year on my modeling bench. I learned from mistakes, tried new techniques but most of all enjoyed each build and tried to keep it fun.....let's remember, though it may be a passion, it's still just a hobby. One t[...]

Fletcher Class destroyer DD-446 USS Radford

I recently built Tamiya’s 1/350 USS Fletcher Class destroyer. I made it with the USS Radford’s number 446. I chose it because it was the ship that picked up my uncle and a few hundred other survivors of the USS Helena when it was sunk in 1943 by[...]

More Airplane Porn!

Some of the rest of the shots from yesterday.

How I spent my Saturday

For the last five years, since we moved to Encino, these guys come right overhead on right-turn departure from One-Six-Right over at VNY, which is about a 10 minute drive from my house. So I finally decided I ought to do a feature article on The[...]

86th Fighter Group Archive of the A-36

Around 2009-2010 Collings was searching for a paint scheme for their newly restored A-36. At some point an envelope of photos showed up full of photos from the 86th FG that was based in Italy. The cowling section from TUTU still exists and at on[...]