By Jack Mugan
Sometime last year at a model show I managed to pick up a new 48th scale kit from a model company called KINETIC. The vendor had a nice build up of the model on display and he assured me it was built right out of the box. I tho[...]
The Need for Speed
By Jack Mugan
Have you ever been browsing through one of you reference books and suddenly see a photo of an aircraft in markings you somehow missed before? That is what happened to me while reading my Squadron in acti[...]
This post is more a test of Firefox than anything else. My very first post (the Z-M Skyraider) was done through Firefox - my usual browser). Subsequent articles were posted via Safari because the other one stopped working [well, maybe it wasn't [...]
BIG model....25" nose-to-tail - 12" wingspan. Painted, marked and loaded to my own likes (which means it ain't necessarily "accurate"). Not an ideal photo background, but uncluttered nonetheless - except for those fishin' lines (gotta get that [...]
This is the Revell (Hasegawa) Gates Learjet in 1/48 scale.
Despite its age the kit is really nice, well ok you’ll have to live with the raised panel lines. This is my only airliner/bizjet so far and I built is just because I like the look of th[...]
Hi, Hope you enjoy my progress pics. Not far to go now and I will be finished. Have been working on this for the past few months, on and off when I get the time. I will post more pics when finished.
The XB-35 emerged from the Northrop manufacturing plant in Hawthorne, California and took to the air on June 25, 1946. Powered by four Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major engines which drove contra-rotating four-bladed propellers in a pusher [...]
This is the AFV Club/Skybow 1/48th scale Tiger I . I am not an armor expert so I cannot speak to the kits accuracy, but I do believe everyone will agree it looks like a Tiger I and will not be confused for any other tank. I would also like [...]
I wanted to do a Hellcat in these markings ever since I saw the photo in a Hellcat reference, the Model Graphics book on the Hellcat. When I found out that Superscale put decals out for one of these VF-84 aircraft, I went ahead with it.
I used [...]
Boy, I dunno whatcha did while you were off-line, but those pictures just downloaded at the speed of light! I might even try Firefox on my next post- might work now.
This was built a few months back using MM buffable metalizers in the spray can[...]