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Tamiya’s big 1/32 F4U-1 Corsair to be won in November!

iModeler celebrates its 1st anniversary! November marks our first full year of operation - in many ways, a truly extraordinary year which already feels like much longer. I'm routinely surprised at all the talented people that join and contribute[...]

Fine Molds, 1/48, Mitsubishi J8M1 Shusui interceptor.

This little bugger was a birthday present from my brother. It's the second Fine Molds kit I've build and I must say it's not as good as Tamigawa stuff. Not a great fit of the parts, instructions leave much to be desired. Had to use my fantasy on[...]

SDB-3 Dauntless ‘Battle of Midway’

I was reading Tom's terrific (here in Britain, Armistice Day, first designated to honour the dead of the Great War), and another great battle of the Pacific theatre in WW2 came to mind - Midway. It's always been an interest of mine, and I had[...]

And now for something a little different…

And I do mean little! A friend in Japan sent me these a few years ago. They are Bandai kits in 1/100 scale, and yes, I had to assemble them, though they did come prepainted. I can't even begin to imagine the power of the magnifier the guy who[...]

Eduard’s Phantom seats

These things just about did me in, my old eyes did not like all the tiny parts. They are not 100% accurate when comparing them to the pictures on the ejection site, and I am not sure if they are early or late MB Mk7s or a combination, but they [...]

Scale Model World Telford 2013 (Pt 3)

Here are the last few photos I'm posting from the Nationals. Once again, apologies in advance for any duplications across the three postings. as it was updated with additional images after the original posting. By the way, the blue 'Bugatti-[...]

Me-262A-1a schwalbe 1:48 Tamiya, aires…

Hi Guys, I want to share my next model, famous messerschmit jet engine fighter Me 262 Schwalbe. I used tamiya kit, aires detail set (engine,cockpit,control surfaces....) and photoetched parts by eduard. I also scratched all of service covers and[...]

Another story, and another old model airplane

While rummaging around in the attic a few months ago, I came across a small box tucked into the corner of a larger box filled with stuff from our old house back home. On it, in my dad's script, was written, "1st place model airplane, October 19[...]

11 November

This day in history: 11 November 1944 In the summer of 1942, on his 21st birthday, Alfred Theodore Graham, Jr., a small-town newspaper reporter from Jacksonville, New York, enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After training as an aerial gunner and radio[...]

UPDATED Scale Model World Telford 2013 (Pt 2 )

A further selection of photos now included, after I cropped them a little to reduce file sizes for upload. Cheers!