Probably, the best kit in the scale. Revell's new tool Shackleton is superior (but not by a large margin) to the Airfix kit. In all, it is not a difficult build and results with a big and impressive model.
I’ve had this one in the stash for awhile and it was an older kit when I got it. That meant the decals were not of much use as they yellowed considerably. So I masked everything on this one.
I also used a trick from Tom Cleaver to get [...]
Hi, guys... this is my latest completed kit and another return to a kit I tried a few years back, and arguably, a better outcome this time. As anyone who has attempted this model will know, it's a difficult kit in places but certainly [...]
Robert Ballard's team is diving today in search of the Japanese carrier Akagi, which they think they have found at a depth of 17,500 feet.
Here's the livestream:
I attended the Blue Angel Modelfest in Milton, Florida yesterday. The show was sponsored by the Pensacola Modeleers. This was a fun way to spend a day with fellow enthusiasts from the Florida panhandle and south Alabama. It was a really [...]
A fuselage with metal covering, in which the glazed, closed cockpit is just as aerodynamically cleanly incorporated as the engine nacelles are blended into the shapes of the wings, a retractable landing gear, variable pitch propellers: [...]
This is the 1/72 Welsh Models Gulfstream G-IV built as a U-4 of the JASDF. The kit was built OOB with the addition of type-specific antennas. Decals are by Draw Decal.
The U-4 Multi-Purpose Support Aircraft is a Gulfstream Aerospace [...]
Eduard 1/48 Messerschmitt Me109G-6 flown by Ofw Alfred Surau 9/JG3 Bad Worishofen, Germany 1943. Surau last saw combat on October 14th (famous Schweinfurt raid) in this aircraft, when it was hit by B17 defensive fire from his 46th and [...]
This kit started life as an Italeri boxing of the AMT/Esci AC-130H. It is hard to believe I started it back in 2017 (well not that hard with my track record). The conversion involved:
Plugging the 'AC' holes
Lengthened the fuselage for [...]
P 38 J Lightning #131 Major Thomas McGuire. 431st FS, 475th Fighter Group.
Tamiya 1/48. Out of box except for eduard seatbelts.
Vallejo metals over primer and Mr color GX2 gloss black. Tamiya and Vallejo acrylics.
Really great [...]