I was doing some Spring cleaning and found this kit that I forgot I had. When I opened the box it brought back a flood of modeling memories from my youth.
I began building models with a cousin who was a few years older than me and had Muscular[...]
I have posted a lot of aircraft and armor lately so I thought it was time to change subject matter. Yes, I also enjoy building cars/trucks. I don't build these as much b/c IMHO cars are the most challenging, especially when going for a showroo[...]
Today’s Air Force has decided to emphasize its history as a means of unit inspiration. This has resulted in units with real “history” as the service decides which unit designations will continue in active service, so that one finds the 1st Figh[...]
Here is another one of the planes I built for the Kasserine Pass Group Build.
Again I wish to thank David Thomas for starting and hosting the Kasserine Pass Group Build. His untiring efforts have helped this GB become the success it is. Not o[...]
I want to start out by saying this.......... I owe a great big "Thank You" to David Thomas, for having a wonderful idea to start this Group Build. David tirelessly commented on our builds, encouraging us as we went along. David was also build[...]
I grew up near a NASCAR short-track called "Seekonk Speedway". As a kid and an adult I loved the look of these short-track cars. But as a kid I struggled with getting the model cars to look like the real thing. I switched to building mostly a[...]
Had an AMT Ford ´40 Delivery van in 1/25 scale lying in my cellar since 2005. The quality wasn´t great and I had lost my heart finishing it right after opening the box more than a decade ago. The good side of this I had a fresh start when I fina[...]
Hand salute to Louis Gardner for organizing this build and to Chuck Villanueva for the fine introduction to the Midway reveal. And to Martin and staff for maintaining this excellent modeling web site. Well done gentleman. My subject is one of th[...]
Bitten by the nostalgia bug when AMT reissued this kit, I quickly acquired one, not realizing that the packaging was better then the kit, or maybe I shouldn't do autos,I couldn't wait to finish it. this kit was so fiddly and ill fitting I almost[...]
Hi all, I hope you are having a good Christmastime with friends and family.
I have had this kit sitting for a while waiting to get the outer wing panels properly set to finish the kit. It is the AMT 1/48 F7F-2N.
I made use of Obscureco replacem[...]