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Revell 1/32 Mosquito

Interested to see what could be done with this kit without spending a fortune. Actually very impressed! PRU model with the fuselage camera in the wrong place (sorry)! Eduard wheels (for Tamiya) were the only extras. When you open the box you can[...]

Airfix Hawker Typhoon MKIB.In 1.24 scale

Here is my WIP guys.

A “pro tip” for us all.

Well, I am certain that everyone who has, at one time or another, thought to themselves, "Tom, you're so negative," will be happy to know that I am indeed. Negative. Got "the call." Shelter in place. Wear a mask. Practice social distancing. So[...]

Hobbyboss F-80 C Shooting Star “Saggin Dragon”

Although serving in small numbers towards the end of World War II, Lockheed’s pugnacious fighter made a name for itself as a fighter and strike bomber during the Korean War. To commemorate the start of the Korean War 70 years ago and to pay homa[...]

Skyraider R3350-Duplex Cyclone Engine, jigsaw puzzle from Trumpeter!

So, I hope the rest of the instructions are better than the engine instructions! Some trial and error and leaving out a part that can't be seen that interfered with the whole works and I got her together. Thankfully there are lots of pictures [...]

A visit to the castle air museum

After being holed up since mid March and only leaving the house to go to work or go shopping , Father’s Day ( USA June 21 ) Presented an opportunity to get out and do something personal for the one day that I can set the agenda. It was to be c[...]

Photographing Models

I was asked about my camera set-up for taking photos. I use a Canon EOS Rebel T3. I have the Mode Dial set to (Aperature Priority). I set the f stop to 32, my highest which allows everything to be in focus. The first two photos show my screen s[...]

Things I hate about modelling

1. Decals-especially stencils. Long black walk/don't walk lines which break into a million pieces. Roundels which fall apart if you look at them funny. 2. The floor where I spend 1/3 of my precious hobby time crawling about cursing because I've [...]

Stolen from the LHS Modeler’s Estate Sale – my next project

Soo... the LHS opened back up this week ("no shoes, no shirt, no mask, no service") and I happened to drop by. Noticed a bunch of older kits on the shelves again, and asked Dave "is there a modeler's estate sale on?" Receiving the affirmative, I[...]

Next up

BIG it's SO BIG! Started on the engine.