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Monthly Best in Show award January 2018. 1/350 Yahagi (Hasegawa)

I got this as this month's best in show prize. I am so glad to receive this award again and I feel honored. And I am very happy to receive the ship as a gift that I really wanted to build. Hasegawa's Yahagi is so good kit. It is a little less t[...]

Random Prize for January 2018

Here is the Airfix 1/48 P-51D that I received in the random prize drawing for January. This is a kit I was wanting to get, so winning it made happen a little sooner than normal. A very special thank you to all those involved in making the awards[...]

Year of the Cat

OK... another stretch.. the name on the cowling of this aircraft is "Paper Tiger"......... Whadda ya think...? qualify? This is the SWS Zoukei-Maura 1/32 AD-1H Skyraider FIRST .... This is an excellent kit. Well engineered, well designed, accur[...]

Year of the Cat

OK... They are sharks teeth... but the AVG was also known as the "Flying Tigers" so I agree it may be a stretch. But so it goes... This is the superb Airfix P-40B. What can I say about all of the new Airfix kits that has not been said. They are [...]

Year of the Cat

This is an out of the box Eduard kit of the F6F-3. This is a very nice kit with the exceptions of the decals. I had a problem with some of them wandering and warping all over the place. I managed to save the significant decals for this particula[...]

Year of the Cat

this is the Hobby Boss F8F-1 straight from the box. A great build and I think the Hobby Boss kit is a wonderful kit of their aircraft. I used the kit decals and they represent an A/C of VF-3 flown by Lt A.M.Granat in 1946.

The doctor is in…

The doctor is in. In many of the threads I've have contributed to recently I have picked up on several quirks, oddities, complaints, philosophical questions, and existential wrestling, plus the occasional rant from this wonderful brotherhoo[...]

Back to Zeiskam.

Two years ago, I took part in the PMC Südpfalz modeling show in Zeiskam in the south western corner of Germany. Since the show so well organized and its atmosphere so friendly, it was clearly time to go there again. It’s not a big show[...]

USS Lexington found by Paul Allen

Amazing! The fact that I am building a Coral Sea Devastator makes it all even better!

Announcing the Nose Art Group Build

The iModeler Nose Art Group Build is now officially on. This is for out of the ordinary paint schemes and nose art from any nation and any scale to cover aviation, automotive, armor or naval subjects. New or in progress builds. Deadline is Oc[...]