Robotech (Macross in Japan) was my favorite cartoon to watch when I was a kid. It was different then anything else I had seen before it: GI Joe, Transformers, whatever. For the first time, I saw a cartoon that was actually somewhat realistic ([...]
At the end of June 1940, following the fall of France, the majority of the RAF's 36 fighter squadrons were equipped with Hurricanes. Both the Supermarine Spitfire and the Hurricane are renowned for their part in defending Britain against the[...]
Continuing the recent figure-painting theme, this is the last in my current series of larger scale resin figures, in this case, a 120mm (1/16) German Grenadier sculpted by Jeff Shiu (Jeff Shiu Minatures). The only addition has been the weapon's [...]
Well starting on my second diorama. The 10HP Tilly truck is by Tamiya . Refueling cart and starter cart is from the Pro Modeler ground equipment set .
Here is a collection of my most recent historical figures. They are all 54mm (roughly 1/35 scale). The figures are a French Dragoon, Greek Hoplite, mounted Polish Lancer, and an Officer of the Navy Guard from the Kingdom of Naples. Aside from[...]
Here's my Stuka 3 days late.
The modifications I made to the kit are:
True Details brass set and other parts used to dress up the cockpit.
Kit canopy cut into sections, windscreen and pilot's canopy used as masters to vac-u-form new parts, Kit[...]
A few more from the airshow. I didn't really get carried away taking pictures because I found that it started interfering with my enjoying the show, which got a bit more important now that the grandkids are tagging along.
The Corsair in the ph[...]
Hi, this is my 1/48 RWD-8 from Mirage Hobby. For those unfamiliar with pre-war Polish aviation this was their standard training & liaison aircraft, & was also very popular with aero-clubs as well.
The kit is the old Sponja offering d[...]
Took the grandkids to the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow today. Weather was absolutely spectacular, severe clear with temps in the middle 60's (F). There was a huge crowd, which presented problems for the purist photogs, as there was no way[...]
It's not too late for Santa Claus to be able to put a copy of Fabled Fifteen under your Christmas tree. Not only a book, but a copy of the book signed by Jim Duffy, the last surviving ace to have scored at the Marianas Turkey Shoot and the Batt[...]