Hi again- sorry for the multiple posts tonight- I only have now to do these.
I took the AMT F7F, converted it using the HiTech resin parts, Obscureco props (the kit ones are, well.. backwards), and Squadron canopies, and finally metal Cutting Ed[...]
I saw a profile of this aircraft- yeah I know- you should use photos not someone's idea of a photo, but I couldn't resist- it was the only image I could find of a cannon toting IL-2!
I used Scale Aircraft Modelling's article on Shturmoviks a whi[...]
I got the Hobbycraft 1/48 Ju-88 unaware of all its issues! I had the support of a lot of online modelling contacts to help me fix this sow's ear! Spare props from a Dragon Ju-88, metal gear legs from Airwaves I can't remember? Wheels fro[...]
This was an early Monogram kit and featured the fuselage split horizontally. I sanded off all the panel lines and drew them back in with pencil. I wanted to see if I could use the low-vis scheme and still make an interesting scheme. I saw a pict[...]
Here's a little blast from the past, Swedish Strv 122 created using the Tamiya Leopard 2A5 kit and the HKCW convertion. Built by Anders Isaksson ( @aisak ) and shared here with his permission. A complete build-up article of this model was publi[...]
Yes it did look that bad and I have the photo I used for reference. I started out looking for a different way to do a black scheme and found this shot in Squadron's book on the Tigercat. I added a resin nose, drilling it out to accept buckshot i[...]
This is my A-1 Skyraider. Really it is a nice kit to build, it is out of the box except for the guns, made of hypodermic needles. Painted with Gunze acrylics and weathered with oils.
Hope you like it!
1/48 Hasegawa P40 Kittyhawk Mk III built OOB with kit decals representing Geoff Fisken's famous mount. Images done with a Canon Powershot SD600 Digital camera.
The Olive Drab is a home mix of green and brown with red and yellow added and a fine,[...]
Out of the box. Did the canopy with decal strips that I had sprayed to match the rest of the plane. Painted with Floquil Concrete for the IJN grey-green.