Quick build of this MikroMir Soviet Foxtrot Submarine. Relatively few parts
but a challenge to paint & weather this 1962 "Cuban Missile Crisis" boat. This one
is the third in a series of 1/350 Russian Submarines on the bench I'll be
I finished this Missouri several months ago.
I used the TAMIYA kit and Pontos & Flyhawk photo-etch, and North Star figures (I changed US Navy by myself with German summer set).
In 1931, Germany launched the Panzerschiff Deutschland, the first of a class of three commerce raiders, the following ones being the Admiral Scheer and the Graf Spee.
These ships were somewhat condescendingly labelled ”pocket battleships” but[...]
I know it may be too early to post, but since this was a Christmas present for my sister and is leaving today I had to get some shots.
The kit is AMT's 1/350 Klingon BoP made up as the HMS Bounty from Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home. I myself am [...]
I365 was a D Class IJN transport sub with no torpedo tubes. Colourcoats IJN Anti Fouling and Yokasuka Grey were used with a base coat of Mr. Finisher 1500. Artwox wood deck was used with Veteran 25mm and some conning tower detail. The re[...]
I always looks at everyone's year in review compendiums with awe at both the quality and quantity. This is the first year I have ever finished more than one build. I counted it up and I was amazed that I actually finished 7. Its a Christmas m[...]
Great little 1/350 kit from Hobby Boss. This is second Soviet era submarine of a
growing fleet of Russian subs I'm building. Watch this space for more to come.
I'm very proud and happy to have won the iModeler October award.
Today, the price, Trumpeters Richelieu arrived.
When I've finished her, I'll have a nice little french collection.
It's a typical Trumpeter ship model kit, that is, it's basically[...]
One of my older models this time.
This is the Tamiyas new tool Yamato with the Pontos advanced set. Some minor modifications and scrachbuild details. I tried to depict her as she was on the morning of her last day in April 7th 1945.
I used Gun[...]
Project Completed: Dragon 1/350 USS Gearing DD-710 1945 Version. Fresh off the workbench. This was a challenging kit yet an excellent model. Overall fit is excellent in many ways with no unique build challenges except from the photo-etch. This b[...]