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Counter Insurgency…1/48 North American F-51D Mustang, Fuerza Aerea Guatemalteca

Built in 2016. Hasegawa kit, Aztec decals, Mk.82 bombs from a Hasegawa weapon set, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used. The F*G used Mustangs for anti-guerilla fighting in the 60ies and early 70ies before the a/c were succeeded by the A-37 Dragonfly.

Neil Armstrong’s F9F-2 Panther – Hobby-Boss 1/72

The Grumman F9F-2 Panther was the primary US Navy and USMC jet fighter and ground-attack aircraft in the Korean War. The Panther was the most widely used U.S. Navy jet fighter of the Korean War, flying 78,000 sorties and scoring the first air-[...]

Academy XB-70 VALKYRIE JET AIRPLANE

I finished building this model in March of 2012, then I took it to the next model meeting. One question came up and some guys wanted to know why I painted it "Pink?" I replied by saying: "I found a photo of the real jet on the web." Next came a[...]

The harbinger of death

This is my first attempt at painting with oils. It’s oil over acrylics and that seems to work for me, as the oils lend itself better for blending and if you make a mistake you can pull the paint off again with thinner. This model probably wasn’t[...]

1954 Hudson NASCAR 1/25th scale Moebius Models Kit

This is an interesting build I have almost completed for Jay Ward the head of Pixar Animation and the creator of the Cars movie series. Jay gave me free-reign to build something for his office, so I decided to build a "real life" Hudson Hornet N[...]

Airfix 1/72 Dakota – D-Day Doll

Hi There, So, last year when the Dakotas were at Prestwick I took a run through on the Saturday with Innis and his pal on what turned out to be a particulary typical Scottish summer day. We were able to get on board D-Day Doll which for me was [...]

Sbd-5 dauntless 1/48

Beautiful kit from italeri (rebox accurate). Great cockpit details and a few fit problems but nothing to worry about. Painted it with gunze colours and winsor varnish. The carrier deck scratch made with wood and tie down pe. Painted with AK5001 [...]

Mig-21 pf eaf

Simple kit with no fit problems. Spartan cockpit so i insert Eduard pe cockpit and pavla seat. I love the build

Stretching a weekend build, Academys 1/48 Griffon powered Spit

Plenty has been written about the failings of this kit and i won't go into detail here beside dropping a Jon Bius quote that i think is fitting for most of us modellers... 'But I believe most modelers just want to enjoy a build. They don’t joi[...]

1/48 Kitty Hawk UH-1Y Venom

A beutiful kit by Kitty Hawk, I recomend it to everyone who is looking for detailed and quality helicopter kit. For $40 it includes detailed cockpit panels, colored paint/decal instructions and PE parts for seatbelts and fuselage details. Parts [...]