This is the old Hobbycraft kit with aftermarket upgrades and some details added by me. Aftermarket items are:
Resin 2detail engine and cowling
Legend cockpit set
Eduard Zoom set
Master gun set for P-40B
AML and Berna decals
Before assembly [...]
This is the venerable Tamiya Sturmtiger. I'm currently working through my pile of shelf queens and this one had been sitting in the pile of shame for a number of years now. I picked it up as a bargain, including the metal ammunition that [...]
Developed privately as the Gloster SS.37, the Gladiator was RAF's last biplane fighter. Already rendered obsolete by newer monoplane designs even as it was being introduced, it nevertheless saw action in almost all theaters during the [...]
Back in 2014 my friend Jack Mugan @camaro1 posted his build of this kit, it was his first, and, as far as I know, his only motorcycle kit. In fact, Jack was the first person to post a WIP thread on the then new Automotive group. I [...]
Aoshima has long produced excellent curbside car kits that are superbly engineered and a heck of a lot of fun to build. I had to take a break from building nothing but airplanes over the last three years and this was the perfect remedy. I [...]
When the Douglas AD-1 Skyraider prototype made its first flight in March 1945 both the U.S. Navy and Douglas’ chief designer Ed Heinemann were already thinking of a successor.
Douglas based their proposals on the Skyraider airframe; [...]
Up until Airfix came with their 1/48th scale Walrus, Classic Airframes' was the best option in that scale. The latter, a limited run kit is work intensive by its nature. Moreover, it is a biplane with complex wing parts assembly and [...]
Following Eduard's amazing 2022 new tooling of the infamous A6M2, I eagerly looked forward to their rendition of the Wildcat and this kit certainly doesn't disappoint.
Unsurprisingly the first Wildcat Eduard releases is the F4F-3, [...]