Reading Neil Simon's obituary today, I ran across this: "He found escape through the movies, reading, and building plastic models." We're everywhere!
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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!
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[...]
I don't know if anyone on iModeler has heard of On The Bench Podcasts before. I discovered them on Hyperscale. It's a fortnightly Podcast which last for approximately an hour. So far there have been 28 Episodes all dedicated to the scale mode[...]
I have a short tale of woe and misery, but this story does have a happy ending. I think some of you may identify with this tale. I started plastic modelling when I was a kid in the 1950’s. I remember buying the box-scale Revell B-47 in the Po[...]
A local cable station had a mini marathon of John Mills movies, first was Ice Cold in Alex, a group of soldiers in an ambulance cross the desert to get to Alexandria, the second was the 1958 version of Dunkirk. Both a bit dated but I think they[...]
As part of my 'Higher Call' diorama I was struggling with the process of making realistic working propellers (a real holy grail of aircraft modelers). The estimable David Thomas sent me a private message asking for my postal address and just a s[...]