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Tamiya 1/48 F4U-2

I love the Corsair, and I particularly enjoy building Tamiya Corsairs. This was my first folded wing corsair. I used pictures from the Osprey book on Corsair aces (This aircraft was on the USS Enterprise) to help me to paint this one. It is the [...]

Grumman Widgeon USCG

I present my build of the Classic Airframes Widgeon. I chose the USCG markings because of its story, but also because I didn't have any WW2 era Coast Guard Aircraft in my collection. The USCG did a lot to protect the Eastern Seaboard. I am espec[...]

Accurate Miniatures F3F-1

This is my favorite kit of all time. 1/48 scale. I painted this entirely with Tamiya spray cans, except for the red cowl ring. The cowl ring was painted with a Testors lacquer spray can red that was an exact match for the Yellow Wings decals [...]

1/32 f-100d

Built out of the box (before all the resin was out). I stretched the wing tanks to the proper size and added napalm from a Trumpeter 1/32F-105. Thanks, Rob

1/32 hasegawa A-4e

I added a seat, scribed the bird, and added shrikes from a Trumpeter F-105 (which I had to fix). Paint is Floquil, Decals are kit. Thanks, Rob

1/32 Fisher F9F-8 Cougar

Built out of the box. This is a fantastic resin kit!!!!! Painted with Mr. Color, glossed using the Mr Color rattle can, and the deck is from nautilus models. Thanks, Rob

MiG-21

Hi all! This is my most recent build, an Academy MiG-21. It was a pretty straightforward build, with no real problems that I can think of.

Tamiya F4F-4 Wildcat 1/48

The Tamiya Wildcat was a nice kit to build, clever parts breakdown and no fit problem (as with most Tamiya kits); the only extra I put in to it was some details in the cockpit. There was a lot of talk about the floor in this kit (as the Wildcat [...]

Revell Starfury

Babylon 5 kind of grew on me slowly. I was not really impressed by the First season (the lead was and is a Charisma free Zone) but when they "brought in the Bruce" the show really took off. This is the Revell Starfury (HORRIBLE kit -Which is why[...]

Blast from the past. 1/48 Aurora Gotha GV.

I thought I'd join in the fun with an oldie from the back of the display case, built 27 years ago. Constructed from an original Aurora 1/48 Gotha G. V kit, the one with the hard brittle red plastic, only the basic airframe parts, fuselage, win[...]