This tank is the evolutionary dead end of Soviet heavy tanks. Some people mark the IS-4 or IS-7 as the final example of eastern bloc heavy tanking, but the T-10M has the distinction of being the last of the dinosaurs to shuffle off to the boney[...]
This is the Tamiya 1/48 Arado AR-196A German seaplane. It is a re-box of the Italeri kit. I did the scheme as one of the aircraft that was used on the Bismarck battleship. The Arado Ar 196 was a shipboard reconnaissance low-wing monoplane aircra[...]
A long awaited kit & very much overdue as well. This one has taken me a long time to finish as I was hoping to find some aftermarket decals to make it a bit different from the OOB selection. Hannants have some expected but not yet, so I went[...]
Finished. Tamiya Kawasaki Ki-61-1 Hein "Tony" . 68th Hiko Sentai, New Guinea December 1944 flown by Susumu Kajinami. Surviving the war, he claimed 8 victories in New Guinea, with a total of 24, till the end of hostilities.
I specifically go[...]
This was a fun build! I've never had much luck with Academy's decals, so when I found the cool Hawaii ANG sheet, I was set.
Although maybe basic by some standards, I think the cockpit builds up nicely after a wash and drybrushing. Same with t[...]
Ok. Here we go, again,guys. The diorama. It looks complete but it is not. I still have to include the overhead crane, a couple more details, corrugated sidings at both ends with some details, and a welder figure. But so far, things are looking g[...]
This wee kit almost built itself. ~Everything fitted and only a minor amount of Mr. Dissolved Putty was required for the wing edges.
I wasn't certain what the interior cockpit colour should be so went with RLM66.
Painted with Colourc[...]
The Aichi Ryusei (Allied reporting name “Grace”) was a Japanese carrier-based attack aircraft which was intended to serve as a torpedo-, dive-, and level-bomber aboard the Taiho and Shinano. Both ships were sunk before the Ryusei could be embar[...]
My recently completed Tiffy built to represent an aircraft flown by Wing Commander Charles Green operating out of B.5 Advanced Landing Ground in Normandy, June 1944.
The aircraft is loaded with a mixed bag of fragmentation and 60lb HE heads that[...]
I have finished it about a month ago. My very first try in 1/35 scale. One of that old and simple Tamiya kits, buit out of the box with just a few minor and modest improvements. No PE, no metal or resin aftermarket parts - even the antennaes wer[...]