I have a thing for Monogram kits. Not just the nostalgia, which there is a great deal for me, but because they are still decent kits at a good price. I frequent a local hobby shop here in Seattle called Skyway Models. Emil the owner has a gre[...]
Tamiya F4U-1D done. Three months elapsed time, about 120 hours work, and I missed SMW by a week, oh well there's always next year! What a superb kit! This one is being featured in a three part special in MAI (part 1 out now). All the markings on[...]
Another recently completed build. 1/32 Tamiya F4U-1 birdcage built OOB with Eagle Edition decals. I entered it in the annual Sproo-Do model contest and show and it took a gold and Best Box Stock.
This is the Tamiya 1/48th F4U-1D Corsair which came with a motor tug.
I used the kit decals, and painted the model with Aeromaster Acrylics.
The base is made of Perspex, which I painted black from below. After engraving the base, I filled in th[...]
This is the Tamiya 1/72 scale Corsair with the wings clipped to represent a Fleet Air Arm machine. I used a Eduard etched zoom set for the cockpit.
The paints are all Xtracylix, and the decals are by Techmod. Vought Corsair II (72014).
This is a project i'd been working on for about a year and a half. Many of you out there are already aware of the backstory behind this and i can't promise that there will be any value added by repeating it here, but you never know.
This is something that I have been wanting to do for a long time now.......................each year passes and I would miss it, so here goes.
Since today is Memorial Day here in the US, and in honor of our fallen veterans, I felt that this wo[...]
I built this as a tribute to a fellow modeller who passed away last December, one day short of his 26th birthday. He wanted to build this aircraft as it had an interesting history: serving with the French Aeronavale, one of the aircraft in the T[...]
First completed build of the year. It wasn't supposed to take this long! Having pulled this one out of the stash last November thinking it would be a quick build, I wasn't expecting life to intervene as much as it did.
This is the old Hasegaw[...]
It's been a while since I have posted an article with a completed build here on Imodeler. I have been very busy lately, with the Midway group build, and some projects going on out in the work shop.
The other day my wife and I were in a cra[...]