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Scratch made 3.7 inch AA gun.

This is a scratch built model of a British 3.7 inch AA gun I made a couple of years ago,but I have given it a fresh lick of paint and added a few more parts.Stands 8 inches high,Copied from pictures and is made from wood.

Airfix’s BIG Typhoon

Just added the finishing touches to Airfix's 1/24th Hawker Typhoon MkIb this week: a project I've had on the bench for the last six months or so. Admittedly I've picked it up and put it down as and when I've felt like it, but regardless this kit[...]

Akitsushima, Scratchbuilt Japanese Seaplane Tender in 1/72 Scale

Long time lurker, but this is my first attempt at posting. This is my largest scratchbuilt project to date, the Imperial Japanese Navy seaplane tender Akitsushima in 1/72 scale. The project was inspired by Hasegawa's announcement of their rele[...]

On This Day…20th January

‘Totenkopf’ (Death’s Head) SS division during Operation “Konrad” near the Hungarian city of Szomor (West of Budapest), January 20, 1945. A welder from the 26th Infantry Division works on an M-36 Tank Destroyer at Esch-sur-Sûre (Luxembourg),[...]

Boer Commando

Here are a couple of photos of my Boer Commando bust. I haven't finished anything in about 4-5 years and the earliest reference I have to starting this bust dates from 2009! As such, I am glad it is finished. There are lots of areas to improve,[...]

Lindberg 1/48 scale P-80 C Shooting Star unexpected gift

Suprises can come to you from a very unsuspected source... As it happened I visited a model train fair yesterday together with a longterm modelmaker friend. He spotted between all scale trains an old Revell 1/32 scale Spitfire, one of the earlie[...]

1:48 Eduard He 280 Experimental Jet

Here’s what I thought would be an E-Z weekend build: Eduard’s 1:48 He 280 ProfiPACK 2018 re-pop. The molds have held up well considering they date back to circa 2005 when Eduard was just starting their rise to excellence and began issuing new st[...]

Eduard 1/48 Fw-190A-8/R2

While the Luftwaffe was fairly successful in attacking Eighth Air Force bomber formations in the “Twelve O-Clock High” head on tactic, the closing rate was so high that pilots did not have an adequate time to take aim on a specific target before[...]

Douglas BD-2 Navy two-engine utility

This is my first post on Imodeler. I recently finished this AMT 1/48 scale Douglas BD-2 (A20) Havoc. It is based on a photo of an actual aircraft (Bu 7095). The Navy took possession of several A20's from the Army and used them for target tugs[...]

On This Day…January 19th

19th January 1915: The Imperial Germany Navy airship ‘L3’, under command of Captain Hans Fritz and Leutnant zur See v. Lynckner, departed Hamburg, Germany, at 11:00 a.m., in company with two other Zeppelins (‘L4 and ‘L6’) on a reconnaissance f[...]