This kit was in a shrink wrapped box with a $2.99 price sticker on it. The box was dated 1976. The kit was in great condition, the old decals looked perfect. I also had a new set of Warbird Decal’s F-86 common stencils & markings [...]
During the Korean War, the F-86 Sabre had been outperformed by the MiG-15 with regard to altitude performance. The MiG’s operational ceiling of 50,000 feet allowed the Soviet fighters to almost always use an altitude advantage when [...]
This is the "MustHave!" models F-86K. Basically "MustHave!" models took the complete 1/48 Revell/Monogram F-86D Sabre Dog kit and simply added a completely new tooled "F-86K" fuselage. They also added a [...]
The North American F-86 Sabre is best known as the United States' first swept-wing fighter that could counter the swept-wing Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights in the skies of the Korean War (1950–1953), fighting some of the earliest [...]
after a long time of inactivity as a consequence of lot health issues, finally back on track :).
Finished Academy F-86 in colours of John Glenn machine from Korea war period. Academy is well known "plastic", good details, [...]
Finally finished after over a month of frustrating assembly and painting. This is the model I posted about a month ago in which I stated "was a total loss", but after taking a break I picked it up again and finished it. Many [...]
Good day iModelers, today I wanted to share my first completed kit of 2022.
This kit is the well known and widely available Revell F-86D in 1/48 scale. This kit is about 20 years old now, but if I didn't know better, I might've guessed [...]
The RF-86 Haymaker has an interesting history. In a nutshell - there were more than a few modifications needed to turn a tactical day fighter into a strategic reconnaissance airplane. While it enjoyed a brief period of success, the [...]
Hi to all
with best wishes to all for this 2022, first model finished.
Very old and well known Heller Sabre.
I was not sure that i will do it at all as in stash already waiting Fujimi , Academy and Airfix plastic...but nostalgic reasons [...]
Hello everyone! This is my first Hasegawa build, and I found it different from my traditional Tamiya builds (mostly instructions & decals). I built a Sabre in my youth, so it was fun applying my skills & techniques and brought [...]