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Lucky Gallon FG-1 Tamiya 1/48th

Here is the latest for fans of the Cleveland Air Races. Cook’s Lucky Gallon in 1/48th. New lower carb scoop, abbreviated oil cooler inlets and I made a plug for the tail wheel doors. I had lots of help from the guys on the FB racing page to get [...]

1/48 Hasegawa F4U-5N Corsair

Latest off the bench as part of Jeffrey Kolln's @421stwidow Night Fighter Group is Cpt Eugene Derrickson's VMF(N)-513 Corsair. The -5 Corsair was considered the ultimate model in the Corsair line, with the -5N adding a radar dome, extra radio an[...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A “Birdcage” Corsair

Having only ever built mostly revell, and one academy, Corsairs, I never realized the quality I was missing out on with the kits from Tamiya. So when my chance at christmas came to get one as a gift, I was more than happy to build it. And so I d[...]

Tamiya F4U-1A Corsair, 1/48. The Big Hog.

I thought I'd finally get around to posting this Corsair I built last year, making it so all my Corsairs are uploaded here in one form or another. This model in particular taught me a lot and I am planning on basically remaking it (but as a di[...]

1/48th Hasegawa F4U-4 (Hybrid)

Having seen a photo of a F4U-4 Corsair in unusual markings I was motivated to attempt to model that plane. The final shot in this presentation is of the actual plane used as the basis of the build. That Corsair was a F4U-4 from VBF-81 in war ga[...]

Tamiya F4U-1D Corsair, 1/48. A Folded Bird.

Afternoon folks, here's another older build and another Corsair, this time it was my first attempt at trying to handle the ANA 623 Sea Blue. This Corsair was built alongside my previous post, the Birdcage F4U-1, and was started early April [...]

Tamiya F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair, 1/48.

The first of many Tamiya Corsairs I did was this one, built alongside an F4U-1D. I started this back in April last year and completed in just 3 weeks, which is a record for me but that is largely due to having plenty of time off due to lockdow[...]

1/72nd Hawk F4U-1D

A good friend recently gifted me with an old 1/72nd Hawk F4U-1D Corsair kit. Since I had built many of them in my earlier years of modeling (the original kits came out around 1959), I figured I'd go ahead and give it a shot. The kit is basic-bas[...]

HobbyBoss F4U-4 Corsair, 1/48. A Small Build Review of Sorts.

The Hobbyboss kit is proof that newer isn't necessarily better, but as an old Hasegawa F4U-4 was the first model I built upon returning to the hobby I felt that 3 years later it was time to have a stab at another F4U-4. In fact, I decided to bui[...]

Vought F4U-2, Tamiya 1/48.

What inspires you to choose a kit or a scheme? For this model it was a post on this very forum that is a large reason. My long term goal is to build a Corsair of every variant in 1/48, starting from the simple F4U-1 by Tamiya and ending in a sc[...]