This kit was bought a few years ago from a vendor’s table at a local modeling meeting for what seemed a bargain: it came with Squadron vac canopies, Waldron cockpit placards and details and an Airwaves PE set. Upon closer examina[...]
Hi All, Love all the recent FW-190 postings, so I thought I'd add another Butcher Bird. Here's my 1/48 Arii kit I finished +/-20 years ago. Sorry, too many years ago to add any details about the construction. Keep on modeling!
Hello everyone. This is my first post, since I just landed.
I usually only build on 1/72, but I wanted to try to give this kit a go.
At present there are brands that manufacture Spits with a higher level, but otherwise it would never have been b[...]
one for my bucket list...always wanted to build one of these...Al Vraciu...like cashew with a V
Here's my warmup for the group build. This is the Arii Cessna 172, which contains parts for both wheels and floats. The model represents a late 1970's Skyhawk equipped with Wipline floats. Fit was ok but not great, and the decals were iffy ev[...]
The old Arii kit but still come up nice. Rigging g done with the wire that came in the kit. I want to try using EZ Line when I can get some. Looks interesting. Hope you like all.
This is the first model I've built in seven years! I have been so busy pursuing my career that model building was put on hold for a long time. Aries cockpit, True Details wheels, a bit of scratch building here and there, and a combination of old[...]
Here's my rendition of the Arii (originally produced by Otaki?) 1:48 scale F4U-1A Corsair. Even though it's well over thirty years old, the Arii kit builds into a nice Corsair. The good points are very accurate outline and shapes, finely recesse[...]
The Ki 44 was a Japanese Army Air Force interceptor. The ARII kit, while old, was at one time, "state of the art", and is still a no-problem, fun build. By today's standards, there's not much detail, but this kit comes from a time when wheel[...]
Every year the scale model club, Riverside Scale Modellers that I joined in August this year has a club group build, after some discussion a subject is chosen and providing that a kit valued at no more than $10 to $12 AU is available in quantity[...]