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1/5000 scale Lower Manhattan NYC model (Scratch built)

Good morning to all , First and foremost this post is dedicated to the terrible tragedy that happened 17 years ago (11th September 2001) which saw one of the world's iconic towers collapsed to the ground. Ever since that day I was intrigue by [...]

Seats gentlemen…..

Here are my hybrid Eduard Brassin/Wolfpack Mk5 seats. I think they ended up far better than any Mk5 seats on the market as the Eduard Mk7 seats are little kits in themselves, and adding the Mk5 parachute housing to them makes them an excellent [...]

I love this

Reading Neil Simon's obituary today, I ran across this: "He found escape through the movies, reading, and building plastic models." We're everywhere!

Paints and glues

Hi all. Got questions for you all. I have been modeling since 2002. Never used an airbrush on my models; Although, I have tested one out at a local club. I am still using cans. I have purchased a reasonable cheap AB, to test out. I have yet to o[...]

the June Major Award

Hey Fellow iModelers! My "Major Award" arrived this week! It was pretty cool to be awarded model of the month for June. Thanks to everyone at iModeler for the award and all the kind comments from all my extremely talented peers. I’m lookin[...]

Box it up…I’ll take it…or a modeler’s rant…

Ok, first the RFM Panther is a great kit. Some disappointments yep, but really wow! Second, I WANT TO THROW IT AT THE WALL!!!!! So it's time to take a break, as I really want to do the kit justice, but daayyyyuuuum. So my conundrum??? I hav[...]

Old Friends and a New Place

With the boy child moving out of the nest, the need to renovate the upstairs became a topic of discussions initiated by my wife, She Who Must Be Obeyed. Since my Camera/Office room upstairs was the biggest space and often never used for anythi[...]

Flinstone Stool

It's not a model, but I used all the same skills - why not? Scratch built for sure. Using my sculpting abilities I was able to somehow produce this baby for a $7 stool and foam. No reason why. It got me 1st in Sculpture category Nat'l Vets Creat[...]

Nose Art Group build

The Nose Art Group Build is still in progress, so I thought I'd throw in a little inspiration for those looking for a subject. These are modern aircraft that may not be for the faint of heart, but they are pretty cool! https://www.msn.com/en-u[...]

April Random Award Winner

Just wanted to say thanks to Martin and crew for this awesome kit! I had been wanting to add a clipped wing Spitfire to my stash so this win was a great opportunity to do just that. Figured I'd post a picture of myself with the kit and the Mill[...]