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AMT/ERTL model kits

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Ertl Massey Ferguson 1155 1/25

The crown Jewel of my tractor collection is this Ertl kit from the late 70's. I built it first time when I was just a kid and did a lousy job (I glued the cylinder heads on backwards and ended up cutting them off with a hot knife to fix them!),[...]

John Deere 310

This is the latest edition to my tractor collection, Ertl's John Deere 310. As a kid, I always wanted this kit, but never found it in the hobby stores I had available to me. I recently found this original 1975 kit on eBay for reasonable price,[...]

1:25 John Deere 4440 – Ertl 4430 Conversion

A good friend of mine found this kit at a garage sale for me. While my first 4430 build was the re-packaged 1990s version of the kit this one was the original kit from the 1970s. The inside of the box is stamped OCT 25 1973. Which I though was[...]

John Deere 4430

I grew up on a farm with green tractors, and as kids my school mates and I used to have tug-of-wars over whether John Deere or IH were the better tractors. Sometime around my early teens I built the Ertl Massey-Ferguson 1155 tractor which was a[...]

AMT / Ertl Northrop X/YB-35 in 1/72 Scale

This is the AMT / Ertl X/YB-35, a very large kit when built, but a unique subject. This kit takes some work, think of it as a limited run effort and you will be well prepared. I opened up the wing leading edge inlets and the wing slots at the [...]

Lost Treasure – John Deere 4430, AMT/ERTL 1:25

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[...]

1/72 Ertl Grumman F-14A Tomcat of VF-32 , Year of the Cat

One from the cheap seats. Ertl/AMT F-14A .After starting this I almost chucked it ! I think I'd rather have done the old Airfix or even Monogram kits. There is panel line detail but the fit is very poor, I think the Sword Cougar was an easier b[...]

1/48 AMT F7F-2N Tigercat night fighter

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[...]

Star Wars Snow Speeder – Battle of Hoth

.This diorama using the AMT/ERTL Star Wars Snow speeder kit has been on my ‘to do’ list for years. I always wanted to build it crashed after being inspired while watching the movie The Empire Strikes Back many years ago as a kid. The kit itself[...]

AMT/Ertl Vinyl Rancor

I started this kit by heating and trimming all of the over pours of vinyl, then filling the legs with pre-mixed drywall plaster for weight. The parts all fit very well, with a judicious application of a hot hair dryer and a mix of thin and thic[...]
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